Salt Lake City, Utah
Chapter Leader – Director Software Engineering
We’re looking for a passionate engineering leader to join Engineering Excellence chapter to lead a team of dynamic engineers contributing to development and testing of digital products serving retail customers. Ideal candidate has a strong background in development, testing and CI/CD practices for web and API applications with a passion for leveraging the right tools and frameworks to develop stable, robust, and resilient apps that best serves our customer base.
In an agile structure, you will collaborate with other engineering leaders to establish testing and CI/CD standards for your chapter and influence strategic decisions on building digital solutions to serve our customer needs. You are committed in building a healthy team environment and has a passion for coaching, mentoring, and developing associates to their fullest potential.
The Expertise and Skills You Bring
Leader who serves and is committed to developing engineering talent
Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain strong partnerships and relationships at all levels of the organization
Experienced in designing and building large scale distributed systems with web and API micro applications.
Experienced in defining testing best practices along with DevOps practices with standard quality gates in CI/CD pipelines including Unit, Component, Functional, Performance, and Security test with automation.
Good knowledge of Resiliency Software Engineering and Observability patterns
Certifications in, or working experience with, AWS/Azure
Passion for leading, coaching, mentoring, and developing people and teams
Experience identifying and acquiring talent needs, resource planning, and talent allocation across large organizations
Direct management of software engineer teams composing ~15 engineers
Ensuring organization talent composition aligns with strategic business priorities including workforce planning vital to provide increased value and results for clients and the business
Supporting and empowering associates, to enable delivery of increased value in their teams
Enabling an agile and streamlined organization by demonstrating agile behaviors
Proactively partnering with leadership in product areas, business units, and center of excellence to drive critical initiatives
Influence strategic backlog and prioritization decisions
Measure performance through established objectives and critical metrics
Align associates across teams and product areas to ensure the best utilization of talent while also building learning opportunities and content to develop skills
Set and apply standards and ensure the work performed is aligned with established road maps
Remove impediments to delivering value
Actively share insights, knowledge, industry practices and developments across the organization.
The Engineering Excellence chapter resides in the Personal Investment (PI) business unit of Fidelity Investments. The chapter consists of over 245 multi-stacked engineers with a passion around customer experience and with the engineering tool set to seek challenges including: application development, functional testing, performance testing, chaos testing, application cloud migration, CI/CD implementation and security testing. The chapter’s support spans across all of PI and provides domain specialists to squads who develop products with the highest customer quality, security, stability, and experience. This role is a technical and people leadership position within the EE chapter.
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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.
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 Best Place to Work in 2023. 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 Dynamic Working . 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.
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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 or by calling , prompt 2, option 3.
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 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.