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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Are you energized by rapid software development? Do you want to combine the fast pace of a start up with the financial backing of one of the most successful companies in the industry? Then be part of an exciting new incubator within Fidelity geared at rapidly move ideas from concepts to scale to help bring these game-changing ideas to market. If you are a highly skilled Software Engineer with a passion for creating products and services that make lives better, a career in FCAT (Fidelity Center for Applied Technology) may be right for you!

At FCAT, we use emerging technologies and human-centered design to create visionary products and services that improve people's financial lives. As the innovation engine for Fidelity Investments, we provide expertise to the rest of the firm on new tools and techniques, while also incubating potential new lines of business.

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • Bachelor level degree in Computer Science, Engineering or another technical field required
  • Experience working with a variety of programming languages, frameworks, operating systems, and platforms
  • Experience with Golang, Node.JS or Java
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies
  • Able to take a concept and turn it into a finished product
  • Ability to quickly learn and adopt diverse technologies
  • Ability to think strategically: creative thinker. Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Hands on work style: Dynamic can-do attitude, proactive and curious in nature.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. The Purpose of Your Role

    The Principal Software Engineer is responsible for working closely with the Technical Lead to architect, design and build pilots and new products. Candidates must be comfortable working with a small team of developers in a fast paced and highly ambiguous environment working with emerging technologies, high risks and uncertainty.

    The Skills You Bring
    • Strong software programming skills
    • Proven track record designing and building complex end-to-end systems (full stack developer)
    • Willingness to understand and pick up something new on a continual basis
    • Communication, teamwork and empathy skills to co-develop in multi-disciplined team
    • Experience with databases, Relational (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and Non-Relational (MongoDB)
    • Strong Object-Oriented skills and experience with UML
    • Knowledge of cloud computing environments, applications and tools
    • Experience and knowledge of Agile/iterative software delivery methodologies
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to clearly convey information to a broad array of technical and non-technical audiences
    • Motivated, self-directed, results oriented The Value You Deliver
      • Strong technical skills and a passion for programming
      • Full stack developer
      • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
      • Provide technical leadership to all team members
      • Escalate issues and risks to executive management for timely resolution
      • Mentor junior team members Please see below for the salary range for work locations in Colorado only:


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        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 Software Developer, Computer Technician, and Computer User Support Specialist and others in the Computers and Technology to apply.

Keywords: Fidelity Investments, Salt Lake City , Principal Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Salt Lake City, Utah

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