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Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Career Level: Associate
Industries: financial services


As one of two new Next Gen Brokerage Development Lead-Squad Leaders, you blend brokerage business and technology expertise with a real passion for delivering results. You are laser focused on making valuable contributions to our clients. In an agile format and structure, you will partner with other leaders to influence the broader strategic decisions and roadmaps, define the resource requirements, set the mission, and bring the squad together to execute on specific deliverables. You will ensure alignment on the “what” and “when” of the work performed by the squad through ongoing planning and prioritization, to enable the squad to work iteratively, experiment where necessary, celebrate successes, and learn from failures. You will also be committed to maintaining and developing your own expertise and knowledge to ensure you bring the latest thinking to your role. The Team You will work in partnership with the NextGen Brokerage Tribe Leader, members of the squad, and chapter leaders supporting your squad members. As part of the Common Services Squad you will be responsible for driving technology solutions for commonly used functions like order entry for example. By role modeling and promoting agile and Fidelity leadership principles, you will promote and sustain an innovative agile culture. The Expertise You Have

  • Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred
  • 10+ Years of technology/development work experience
  • Financial services experience preferred but not required
  • Agile experience preferred, but not required
  • Hands on experience delivering complex technical projects requiring collaboration across organizations
  • Experience working with business and technical team members in a matrix environment at all levels
  • Demonstrated expertise with critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Strong relationship building and management skills
  • Ability to influence all levels of the organization
  • Experience in building brokerage and trading platforms
  • Subject Matter Expertise aligned to one of the following: Architecture, Infrastructure, or Data Integration
  • Experience with cloud, API, RDBMS, or distributed technologies a must.
The Skills You Bring
  • You take a data-driven approach to understanding client technology needs, you effectively translate strategic objectives into action, and prioritize effectively to improve value delivered
  • You have a continuous improvement mindset and inspire an Agile way of working
  • You are energized by working collaboratively to deliver agreed business outcomes, drawing on the expertise of colleagues to inform the approach and remove impediments to making progress
  • You are capable of leading, influencing, and motivating colleagues without formal authority, and have a track record of building high-performing teams
  • You are intellectually curious and model a culture of learning and coaching
  • Your proven ability to coach, lead and develop associates
  • Your ability to have trade-off conversations with business partners and customers
  • Your ability to take initiative with a high level of autonomy
The Value You Deliver
  • Defining, refining, and communicating the mission of the squad to squad members and other partners to motivate and rally support
  • Anticipating, discovering, and prioritizing client / partner needs to serve as the voice of the clients / partners and guide execution of the squad
  • Measuring performance through established critical metrics and deliver agreed upon business, technology, and people results
  • Inspecting and evaluating progress, and removing impediments to making progress
  • Defining, communicating, and evaluating deliverables against agreed acceptance criteria
  • Making informed trade-off decisions to strike the right balance between quality, cost, and timelines
  • Design and document low latency Brokerage & Custody and clearing solutions
  • Keep up with the latest technology and find chances to create new brokerage platform
  • Work with cross functional teams to maintain a roadmap for platform strategies

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. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associate for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

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