Director - Application Architecture
Fidelity Investments
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Workplace Investments(WI) technologyteam is seeking a highly motivated individual to contribute to the architectureof a ground up implementation of participant recordkeeping application. Thisindividual will partner very closely with the business and technology teamsacross the shores and will be a key enabler in creation/adoption of thetechnology direction for the business unit.

TheValue You Deliver

You will break down business (=product owners, sponsors etc.) vision of next gen participant recordkeeping system in fine grained software artifacts
Pro-active consulting in the definition phase about the non-functional requirements and its financial implications.
Provide technology alternatives to business problems and clearly explain the advantages, problems and side-effects of alternatives.
Ensure operability of technical architecture by partnering with the Enterprise Architects, project teams and taking responsibility for the architecture dispensations
Identifying opportunities to bring emerging technologies/solutions to deliver innovative solutions to meet business objectives.
TheSkills that are Key to this role

Technical

Extensive experience designing and developing enterprisegrade distributed application using Java/J2EE technologies

Deep knowledge of AWS/Azure offerings and well versed withcloud based solutions architecture

Understands and applies fundamental design principles behinda scalable, low latency, high throughput distributed application

Familiar with various design and architectural patterns andtheir application

Champions bestpractices for various aspects of engineering excellence like CICD, designreviews, code reviews, unit testing, test automation across technology stack

Hands-on experience with AWS, SOA and Data integration tools

Exposure to emerging technologies like Blockchain, AI/ML, DataAnalytics/Visualization, and Speech Recognition will be an advantage

Behavioral
Be Collaborative: Workin partnership with the users, Architecture and Engineering teams to design, build and deliver end-to-endsolutions
Be Creative: Promoteand foster an environment of innovationto deliver new product solutions to market which help improve scale and efficiency, business growth andinvestment performance
Influence Others: Inpartnership with the delivery and engineering leads in US, Ireland and India,help advance and support product, delivery and technical practices
Inspire Others: Demonstrate a deep passion for technology and financial domain and create an ability to tap into the creative minds of the engineering team
TheSkills that are Good To Have for this role

Experiencein Mainframe replatforming projects is highly desirable.
Experiencein US Workplace investing domain.
Youshould have relevant experience working with Agile teams
Youshould have the effective influencingand communication skills to lead a high performing technology team. Comfortableworking with cross-functional team members and promotes the notion of full stack engineers
Youshould have demonstrated ability to leadfrom front, motivate and empower your team to deliver the best
HowYour Work Impacts the Organization

Workplace Investing(WI) helps millions of people save and invest through workplace savings plans.WI builds lifetime relationships with customers and provides employers withcost-effective, integrated employee benefit solutions. The company servescustomers online, over the phone. WI business constitutes of four differentproduct lines Defined Contribution(DC), Defined Benefits(DB), Health &Welfare(HW) and Stock plan services(SPS).

TheExpertise We’re Looking For

17+ years of IT experience
5+ years of Technology Architecture experience

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 : Bangalore - Manyata
Shift timings: 11:00 am - 8:00pm