Principal Software Engineer / Tech Lead

Fidelity Investments - Merrimack, New Hampshire
1/12/2018 11:57:15 AM
Client Server Web Development

Job Desription

Fidelity Benefits Marketplace (FBM) is actively seeking an experienced Tech Lead to help build a next generation cloud-based platform to support our benefits and payroll business in the US. This is a highly visible, program that will position us for the growth and scale we need as our business aggressively takes on new clients and wellness product offerings.

This role could be filled in either Durham, NC or Merrimack, NH

The Expertise We’re Looking For
Bachelor’s degree Computer Science or other related discipline
8+ years of software development
Solid knowledge with Java and the Open Source stack
Significant background in solving complex technology challenges
Extensive integration with 3rd party platforms using industry standard protocols
Demonstrated technical leadership experience
A strong background working in large-scale software projects

The Purpose of Your Role

The Tech Lead is a key role on our development team. As a Tech Lead you’ll working closely with the Solution Architect to understand the requirements and then lead the development of business requirements for our new products. Candidates must be comfortable working in a fast paced and highly ambiguous environment working with emerging technologies, high risks and uncertainty.

The Skills You Bring
Proven leadership and strong technical skills
Proven track record building complex end-to-end systems
Ability to guide a small development team and resolve technical/design issues
Experience working closely with business partners and providing the appropriate system solutions to the development team
Strong Object-Oriented analysis and design skills
Knowledge of cloud computing environments, applications and tools
Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills
Experience with Agile/iterative software delivery methodologies
Exceptional sense of customer service
Motivated, self-directed, results oriented

The Value You Deliver
Work closely with the business to develop prototypes, pilots, and full-scale applications
Provide technical leadership to all team members
Escalate issues and risks to executive management for timely resolution
Successful delivery of key technology efforts in support of our business strategy
Ensuring that technology solutions are aligned with our long-term architecture strategy
Mentoring and developing more junior technical staff

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

FBM is a marketplace that aims to fundamentally change the way small to mid-sized employers and their employees manage benefits, payroll and wellness. Fidelity Benefit Marketplace’s technology platform provides access to payroll, health plans and insurance products from the nation’s leading insurance carriers and benefits providers. Employers and employees can access and manage their benefits through the platform, minimizing administrative burden and complexity and maximizing the value of their workplace benefits. As part of Fidelity Investments —the nation’s leading workplace retirement company—our solution provides unparalleled benefits integration and world-class support.

Company Overview

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Client Server & Web Development

Primary Location: US-NC-Durham

Other Locations: US-NH-Merrimack

Schedule: Full-time

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job Type: Standard

Overtime Status: Exempt

Travel: No

Merrimack, New Hampshire
Merrimack, NH