Vice President, Data Architecture

Fidelity Merrimack , NH 03054

Posted 2 months ago

As the head of Data Architecture within Fidelity Investments you are responsible for the strategic direction for data and for the systems supporting the Fidelity Fund, Brokerage, Operations and Technology group, driving innovation and data architecture roadmaps and blueprints across our organization. The role is based in Smithfield, RI or Merrimack, NH.

You are responsible for evaluating and recommending different solutions in alignment with our Cloud and Data Strategy and technology Blueprints. You provide leadership/guidance to the business and technology areas delivering data architecture, design, and 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 Expertise You Have

  • 15 years of experience in defining data architecture strategies and solutions and establishing reusable capabilities and data patterns

  • Expertise in building actionable insights, Cloud, API, Data and Analytics strategies for FBOT

  • Extensive experience in defining technology blueprints, roadmaps and defining solutions and enabling data architecture and product capabilities

  • Provide strategic data technology direction and data architecture vision for the systems supporting FBOT businesses.

  • Extensive experience in tool selection

  • Develop data reference models, blueprints, roadmaps, & standard methodologies

  • Provide comprehensive data 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 FBOT Products and with larger Fidelity.

  • Ensure alignment of the data strategy with day-to-day work by establishing direct communication with the developers specifically and all IT and business leaders in general.

  • Provide data model, tools and frameworks to enable better decision-making at all levels of the IT organization

  • Establish connections and bring an outside in technology industry perspective to FBOT

  • Champion our efforts in FBOT to build a culture of Innovation and Experimentation.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field. Advanced graduate degree a plus.

The Skills You Bring

  • Thought leadership in recommending data technologies selection and strategy formation

  • 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 creative data and analytics solutions

  • 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 for our partners.

The Value You Deliver

  • Enabling data driven decision-making and creative analytic insights to the business

  • Identifying and championing the creation and use of data assets and capabilities

  • Providing technical direction on multiple, complex project, initiatives and products

  • Identifying reuse, data integration patterns and points between subject areas.

  • Provide thought leadership on emerging architectures, advanced analytics, data privacy and security trends for business

  • Making decisions over technical issues, standards, and strategies in the data space

  • Providing leadership to Proof of Concepts (POCs) for assessment of technology/business benefit

  • Participating in Fidelity Technical Architecture Group - Data Council (TAG-DC) which drive data architectural excellence across the Fidelity enterprise

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 FidelityCareers.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.


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