Director - Strategy & Governance for Architecture
Fidelity Investments
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Drive development of IT Strategy, working closely with theCIO, CTO and PMO to define multi-year technology and organizational strategiesand communicate across business unit

TheValue You Deliver

As a Director, Architecture Strategy and Governance, youwill be responsible for

Drive development of IT Strategy, workingclosely with the CIO, CTO and PMO to define multi-year technology andorganizational strategies and communicate across business unit
Partner with the CTO, architects, productmanagers, and IT leaders to produce the IT Blueprint, a key strategic documentthat details the 3-5 year vision for technology systems, includingapplications, data, shared platform capabilities, and infrastructure
Ensure architectural execution of IT Strategyleveraging technology governance processes (e.g., Architecture Review Board andIT Roadmap)
Work closely with architects, product managers,and IT leaders to implement and mature business unit product model. This includes defining the product taxonomy,tracking product metrics, and facilitating the creation of yearly productstrategies
Assist in the creation of models and othermaterials to communicate architecture value, brand, principles and best practices to associates and businesspartners
Participate in the technology planning andbudgeting process, supporting analytics and reporting efforts to increase costtransparency and communicate the value of IT investments
Utilize knowledge of relevant industry trendsand ideas in technology and financial services to improve the process ofcreating and executing technology strategy
Manage relationships with technology researchfirms (Cutter, Tower, Gartner, etc.)
TheSkills that are Key to this role

Technical/ Behavioral

Extensive experience designing and developingenterprise grade distributed application using Java/J2EE technologies
Deep knowledge of AWS/Azure offerings and well versed with cloud based solutionsarchitecture
Understands and applies fundamental designprinciples behind a scalable, low latency, high throughput distributedapplication
Familiar with various design and architectural patterns and their application
Exposure to emerging technologies like Blockchain, AI/ML, DataAnalytics/Visualization, and Speech Recognition will be an advantage
Demonstrated ability to influence and interactwith senior management
Self-directed and skilled at operatingautonomously to achieve results in a fast paced business environment
Must thrive in a dynamic and fluid organizationwhere priorities shift to respond to changing business needs
Knowledge of the financial services industryand investment management
Proven ability to bridge communication gapsbetween systems and business professionals and across companies
Superior organizational and problem solvingskills; ability to quickly identify root cause of complex problems andcollaborate on resolution
Ability to influence others to get the job doneand to leverage other parts of the organization
Strong presentation development and deliveryskills
Familiarity with SDLC (Agile-SCRUM / KANBAN)and DevOps
TheSkills that are Good To Have for this role

Driving Architecture governance and TLM forlarge organization

HowYour Work Impacts the Organization

WS (Workplace Solutions) helpsour customers save and invest through workplace retirement savings plans, buildlifetime relationships with customers and provide employers withcost-effective, integrated employee benefit solutions. WS serves customersonline, over the phone, and through a nationwide network of investor centers.WS is also committed to helping drive employee retirement readiness bydelivering leading-edge financial solutions to employers, includingrecordkeeping, cash management products and services and personal advisoryservices (PAS).

TheExpertise We’re Looking For

15+ years of IT experience

Bachelor degree in Computer scienceor any other discipline

Fidelity Investments is one of the world's largest providers of financial services. Headquartered in Boston, US, Fidelity's goal is to make financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. Privately held for nearly 70 years, Fidelity employs 45,000 associates who are focused on the long-term success of our customers. FMR (Fidelity Management & Research) India is the Global Inhouse Center of Fidelity Investments. Headquartered at Bangalore, where operations commenced in 2003, FMR India has another fully-functional unit at Chennai. To know more visit : FMR India

Location: Manyata, Bangalore
Shift timings: 11:30 am - 8:00pm