Director, Architecture

  • Texas

Fidelity Investments

Job Description:

The Role

The Solution Architect will play a hands-on role driving the overall technical architecture and being responsible for the end-to-end solution architecture within Fidelity Institutional Technology for the Fidelity Institutional Wealth Management Services space. They will partner with the Business/Product Sponsors, Agile Squads, and Peer Architects while driving Fidelity Institutional Technology’s digital modernization efforts. The Solution Architect’s focus is enabling and accelerating the delivery of our squads by creating highly reliable, scalable, solutions that deliver key business value.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • 10+ years of industry experience in architecture, analytics, design, and development of enterprise solutions in multiple technology platforms, frameworks, and languages.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership, prepare design artifacts, and implement solutions for agile teams. You will drive the end-to-end solutions architecture design and ownership and articulate the design to the product owners, agile teams, and architecture leadership.
  • Ability to engage with multiple squads to deliver architecture artifacts, drive issue resolution, wellness plans, and product roadmaps.
  • Ability to analyze business direction, understand the long-term vision, and quantify the risk/benefits in developing strategic technical solutions. Collaborate closely with the product owners and squads in technology evaluation, selection, recommendation, and configuration.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with product owners, architects, and technical leads for individual products and applications. Partner with peer architects to find opportunities to refactor business processes, improve customer experience or perform capability rationalization.
  • Demonstrated and extensive knowledge of APIs, UIs, infrastructure, data architecture, security, and new technologies.
  • Demonstrated expert understanding of the agile development process and DevOps practices.
  • Demonstrated software development experience with expertise in client-side technologies (Angular/React, JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML, CSS) and strong experience using Java, Java EE/Jakarta EE, Spring Framework/Spring Boot, and web application technologies.
  • Ability to work both independently and with all levels of the organization, including technical and non-technical team members.
  • Passion for technology, not limiting yourself to a set of languages or frameworks.
  • Track record of critical thinking and translating business needs into technology solutions.
  • Strong presentation skills; written and verbal communication including the ability to influence.
  • Experience in cloud technologies and practices, building and deploying applications using either AWS or Azure or both. Cloud certification preferred.

The Team

Fidelity Institutional Technology Architecture provides strategic technology direction and architecture vision for Fidelity’s Institutional businesses. The FIT Architecture group is a comprehensive central architecture practice, leading IT strategy and architecture transformation, IT oversight and governance, promoting collaboration and open communication to facilitate better decision making at all levels. Technology changes lives. Our strategies and solutions make that happen.


Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients’ money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you’ll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples’ lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award , we have been recognized by our employees as a top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. And you don’t need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you’ve always imagined.

Fidelity’s working model blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks).

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, detailed in this document , and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at .

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to .

We welcome those with experience in jobs such as General, General, and General and others in the General to apply.

To apply for this job please visit