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Vice President, Architecture

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Role

We are currently looking for the head of Employer Digital Architecture to join WI Digital Experience Architecture Domain

Fidelity's Workplace Investing (WI) Architecture team architects' digital experiences that 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. This is a fast-paced technology group that embraces modern technologies to build powerful tools and deliver transformational, customer-focused user experiences.

In this role, you will serve as a VP Employer Digital Architecture within the Employer Digital Product Area focusing on PSW platform and end to end platform interactions. You will provide strategic leadership for the platform and will be responsible for the overall architectural roadmap of the Plan Sponsor experience. You will work closely with the Product Area to drive the architectural strategy and roadmaps. In addition to architectural leadership, you will partner with the PSW Digital Experience Leaders, Squad Leaders, Chapter Leaders, and other Architects to solve sophisticated and exciting business problems and recommend impactful architecture solutions for high priority items.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Demonstrated ability in architecting elegant solutions that deliver web experiences and solutions on the web/ mobile and for our internal associates!
  • Experience in leading, defining and implementing architecture blueprints that align with Enterprise digital experiences across technical standards, policies and procedures
  • Consistent track record to build consensus around architecture solutions with the business visions and technical strategies
  • Ability to apply a strategic mentality to help produce scalable and maintainable technology solutions
  • Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, documentation, and influencing skills
  • Collaborate with business and technical partners to provide an industry leading customer experience on the web using agile frameworks Your background in the following will prove vital:
    • Architecture: Active curiosity to conceptualize, design, and construct digital experiences; Helping articulate, govern, and evolve the Digital experience strategy for the Employer platform and align with business objectives, goals, and strategy. Experience decomposing relevant business and security problems into creative, efficient, and scalable solutions
    • Digital Experience Architecture: Hands-on knowledge with modernizing web applications, authorization and authentication approaches, using enterprise patterns and tools to deliver enterprise-scale and highly resilient solutions that will be the building blocks for our business.
    • Communication: Strong story-telling skills that drive program messaging and influence decisions and action. Ability to articulate architecture solutions to Senior Executives and architecture leadership
    • Collaboration: Ability to navigate sophisticated, interpersonal relationships and build partnerships across the firm at all levels
    • People Management: Senior level experience managing, leading, coaching, mentoring, and developing people
    • Leadership: Strong management, facilitation, and problem-solving skills are a must; providing technical leadership and hands on day-to-day solutions to squads
    • Influencing Skills: Employs collaborative approach to gain consensus and support for the needs of the work. Understands organizational dynamics and adapts proposals to efficiently navigate constraints
    • Business/Application Knowledge: Understanding of the Benefits Outsourcing model as well as the business practices of each of the individual business units (e.g. Defined Benefits, Defined Contributions, Health & Insurance and Stock Plan Services) The Value You Deliver
      • Comprehensive knowledge of internet, mobile, and application architecture, as well as current and emerging technologies
      • Specialist understanding of architect process including driving the overall strategy for the Employer Platform.
      • Ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals and groups across Fidelity in a constructive manner to accomplish tasks and drive forward key business initiatives
      • Ability to 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 The Team

        Fidelity Workplace Investing (WI) provides benefits to Fidelity customers, employers and their employees, in a growing set of areas - Defined Contribution, Stock Plan Services, Investment Products & Consulting and Defined Benefits.

        As part of the WI Technology Architecture team you will be key player in helping move us forward into our digital future and digital transformation of our business.

        Please see below for the salary range for work locations in Colorado only:


        Please see below for the salary range for work locations in New York City, Westchester County, NY and Jersey City, NJ only:


        Please see below for the salary range for work locations in California only:


        Please see below for the salary range for work locations in Washington only:



        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 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 ."

        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 , prompt 2, option 3.

        We welcome those with experience in jobs such as General, General, and General and others in the General to apply.

Keywords: Fidelity Investments, Providence , Vice President, Architecture, Executive , Smithfield, Rhode Island

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