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Director, Front End Engineering - Individual Contributor

Fidelity Investments
Durham, USA
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:
The Role

As a hands-on Director, Front End Engineering - Individual Contributor you will help deliver the best digital experience for Workplace Investing's Enterprise Profile products. This includes leading the definition and implementation of best in class engineering solutions and enabling engineering excellence across the chapter. You will play a hands-on role driving the overall technical implementations. You will partner with the Business/Product Sponsors, Agile team leads and software engineers to deliver our new features.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring
  • MUST have 5+ years hands on experience as front end software engineer using modern Angular versions.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in solution architecture, analytics, design, and development of enterprise solutions in multiple technology platforms, frameworks, and languages.
  • 1+ years of using Nx workspace
  • Currently working hands on with designing, building, and supporting high transaction applications
  • Bachelor's and/or Masters degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent experience
  • Ability to provide technical leadership, prepare design artifacts, and implement solutions for agile teams.
  • Ability to engage with multiple squads to prototype solutions, deliver architecture artifacts, drive issue resolution, 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 software engineers. Seek opportunities to refactor business processes, improve user experience or perform capability rationalization.
  • In-depth knowledge of APIs, infrastructure, data architecture.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the agile development process and DevOps practices.
  • Experience in cloud technologies and practices, building and deploying applications using either AWS or Azure or both. Cloud certification preferred.

Background in the following skills
  • Angular, Typescript, NX Workspace, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Karma/Jasmine, Jest, Mocha
  • Web Components, Component Architecture
  • WCAG 2.1 and AA/AAA Standards
  • GIT, Jenkins, Node.js
  • Managing Shared Libraries, Working with design systems

The Value You Deliver
  • Champion, identify, and drive development standards to improve quality, efficiency, reliability, and consistency
  • Partner across the chapter area and product area to define and implement engineering standards, methodologies, and best practices
  • Provide front end engineering thought leadership to advance the Digital Experience
  • Collaborate with technology and business partners across Fidelity to provide strategic input into the long-term direction and roadmaps
  • Ability to see the "big picture" impact of small decisions made in the present and are able to influence and empower others to do the same
  • Learn quickly, be flexible, adapt and strive to excel in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Ability to be highly organized, very responsive, and committed to quality and high standards
  • Grow front end engineering talent though coaching and mentoring

The Team

Fidelity's Workplace Investing (WI) Digital Platforms Technology team designs, develops, implements, and supports WI's suite of Digital applications. We are passionate about delivering innovative solutions that exceed our customer's needs. We embrace diversity of thought and experience. Our team thrives with a steadfast dedication to innovation which promotes a culture of continuous improvement and significant product advancement. This is a fast-paced technology group that adopts modern technologies to build powerful tools and deliver an outstanding end user experience.

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

Our goal within WI Digital Platforms is to build a user experience that delights our customers, anticipates their needs and matches services or solutions to support effective decision making. The Director sets direction across the development teams through hands-on leadership. You will be responsible for leading the development of high performance, responsive user interfaces.
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 , 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.

At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we're calling "". Most associates will have a hybrid schedule with a requirement to work onsite at a Fidelity work location for at least one week, 5 consecutive days, every four weeks. These requirements are subject to change.

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, , 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 , or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.
We welcome those with experience in jobs such as Software Developer, Computer Technician, and Computer User Support Specialist and others in the Computers and Technology to apply.

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