Job Description : The Team
As Head of Architecture for Fidelity Clearing and Custody Technology (FCCS) within Fidelity Investments you are responsible for the strategic direction for FCCS Products along with architecture roadmaps and blueprints across our organization.
You are responsible for evaluating and recommending different solutions in alignment with our Technology Blueprints, including API, Cloud, Data, UI and Data strategies.
You will lead a team of Solutions Architects to deliver application architecture, design, and the development of reusable capabilities across multiple products.
Additionally, you will collaborate with key enterprise partners in the adoption of emerging enterprise standards and technologies.
The role can be based out of Merrimack, NH, Smithfield, RI, or Durham, NC.
The Expertise You Have
15+ years of experience in defining application architecture strategies and solutions and establishing reusable capabilities and patterns.
Experience leading architecture organizations, attracting and retaining talent.
Experience leveraging public cloud service providers to deliver enterprise-scale financial services solutions that are resilient, secure, and dynamic.
Expertise in building actionable insights, Cloud, API, Data, UI, Security and Analytics strategies for FBT.
Extensive experience in defining technology blueprints, roadmaps and defining solutions and enabling data architecture and product capabilities.
Ability to provide comprehensive architecture services supporting delivery teams by embedding architecture into the delivery and agile product models’ practices.
Contribute to architectural oversight and governance processes at a team and product level to ensure consistency across FBT Products and with larger Fidelity.
Ensure alignment of the application strategies with day-to-day work partnering with the development teams, IT and business leaders.
Establish connections and bring an outside in technology industry perspective to FBT.
Champion our efforts in FBT to build a culture that is innovative and forward-thinking.
The Skills You Bring
Experience in brokerage services and / or large-scale financial services platforms.
Expertise in providing mentorship to multiple teams in broad technical areas on complex organization-wide projects.
Track record of working reciprocally with business and IT in understanding, translating, and delivering KPIs.
Critical problem solving and advanced troubleshooting to drive resolution to technical issues.
A track record of assessing and developing technical solutions, tools, and capabilities.
Experience driving adoption of enterprise standards and standard methodologies.
Excellent presentation, documentation, communication and influencing skills as well as skills for presenting / influencing technology direction in a business context.
The Value You Deliver
Providing leadership and direction on the modernization / migration of legacy capabilities to Cloud.
Providing technical direction on multiple, complex project, initiatives, and products.
Driving the delivery of APIs across multiple product teams.
Key liaison with the various business units across FBT Operations and Services organization.
Provide thought leadership on emerging architectures including API, Cloud, UI, Security and Data.
Making decisions over technical issues, standards, and strategies across multiple Brokerage applications.
Providing leadership to Proof of Concepts (POCs) for assessment of technology / business benefit.