Director, Architecture


Fidelity Investments

Job Description:


The DevOps Architect works across the organization to automate and accelerate the testing, release, and deployment of enterprise applications into a runtime environment quickly and reliably.

The role requires a deep background in development, operations, testing, and troubleshooting of environment stability issues.

The role requires experience programming and managing high-level language ecosystems such as Python, Java, C#, shell scripts, etc. and other languages for installation, configuration, and provisioning such as Terraform.

The role will establish and employ Continuous Integration and Deployment practices for the Enterprise using cloud-native managed services and DevOps tools. They must have experience using configuration management automation tools such as Chef, Ansible, or Puppet in creating continuous delivery systems. They employ Continuous Delivery patterns and collaboratively work with the Change Management Team to achieve successful continuous delivery solutions.

The role will be responsible for mentoring and coaching existing team members. Must be adept at evaluating complex problems accurately and displaying sound judgment to clearly explain solutions to those complex problems and demonstrate the ability to lead and impart knowledge effectively to staff.

What You’ll Bring to the Team:

Educational Background: A bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or information Technology is essential.

Architectural Prowess: Demonstrated capability in architecting, designing, and developing scalable systems and integrations with vendor tools.

DevOps/ALM : 8+ years of diverse experience in constructing CI/CD pipelines and workflow engines through infrastructure as code (Terraform, CloudFormation, Anthos, ARM, or equivalent). Extensive experience working with modern DevOps architectures and CI/CD stacks (e.g., GitHub, Stash, Jenkins, Ansible, Artifactory, Mend & UDeploy).

Test Environments: Experience improving the environment stability in a large organization. Experience building on-demand test environments in cloud. Experience working with Service virtualization tools and processes.

Software Quality Focus: Comprehensive understanding of the software development lifecycle. Proven history of enhancing software delivery quality in large-scale, complex, and critical systems.

Technology & Vendor Evaluation Experience assessing various technologies and platforms to determine the most suitable options for the solution.

Test & Monitoring Tools Knowledge: Experience with a broad range of testing & monitoring tools: Karate, Selenium, JMeter, Gremlin, Delphix, WireMock., ELK Stack etc.

Cloud & Integration Technologies: Solid hands-on working knowledge of Cloud technologies (AWS & Azure) & Container Platforms (AKS, EKS) in a hybrid environment. Experience working with Integration technologies – APIs, Kafka, Azure Service Bus etc.

Documentation & Regulations: Proficiency in maintaining test platform architecture documentation and knowledge of data governance practices (GDPR, CCPA, etc.).

Analytical Abilities: Exceptional problem-solving skills with a knack for quickly grasping core business functions and processes.

Communication and Stakeholder Management: Outstanding facilitation, presentation, documentation, and influencing skills, suitable for engaging both business partners and technologists.

Industry Experience: Previous experience in the financial sector is advantageous.

What You’ll Deliver:

In this role, you’ll drive quality engineering strategies and influence the future of technological solutions within the WI division. Through your leadership, innovation, and technical expertise, you’ll play a crucial role in maintaining and elevating our software quality standards, ensuring the delivery of exceptional value to our clients and stakeholders.

Collaborate with QE/DevOps COE in driving direction of DevOps and Software Delivery processes within the Enterprise.

Work with Enterprise Architecture and application teams in bridging existing and upcoming technologies to the rest of the development community.

Lead the teams in implementation, maintenance, securing, and improving uptime for the DevOps suite that includes pipelines, integrations, monitoring.


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.

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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 .

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