Principal Software Engineering – Java Fullstack

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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The Purpose of This Role

As a Principal engineer you will be applying your strong software engineering practices (implementation and validation) to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve Fidelity customer-facing software solutions. You will also be supporting your team in adopting best practices to ensure we are building the right product and we are building it right. Being technically competent is telling only half of the story. We believe that delivering the best possible customer experience requires an artful blend of human ingenuity and technology. While we value smart technologists, we are fanatics about our Culture Code that promotes leadership at all levels.

 

The Value You Deliver

  • Consistently making culture choices that positively impact all of engineering. Engineering excellence is a collective set of choices we make as technologists, whether to increase code coverage or ship a product, investing in developer productivity vs saving $$$.
  • You do not compromise for the sake of social acceptance and demonstrate conviction and drive to operate in highly ambiguous situations thriving in uncertainty while keeping your eyes on the long-term vision.
  • Drive technical discussions, arbitrate and recommend optimal path forward in a room of highly opinionated engineers that may or may not agree with you.
  • Use your experience and knowledge to influence better software design, promote proper software engineering and bug prevention strategies, testability and security
  • Actively participate in the development process through writing and maintain application features and automated tests including unit tests, component tests, integration tests, functional tests,
  • Support the team in maintaining CI/CD pipelines
  • Collaborate with team members on improving team's test coverage, release velocity and production health
  • Participate in application code and test code reviews with rest of the Scrum team
  • Contribute to own entire features from concept to deployment working on cross-functional activities
  • Contribute ideas to improve our products as well as develop your skills, learn new technologies and languages, and continue to learn

 

The Skills that are Key to this role

Technical / Behavioral

  • Front end: Strong experience in Angular JS
  • Middleware: Strong and extensive experience in building highly scalable web applications using Java, Webservices, Microservices with ActiveMQ and SprintBoot
  • Backend: Strong experience in Oracle, PostgreSQL and good SQL skills
  • Extensive experience in Frameworks like Spring Core/MVC, Build tools like Maven/Ant, Testing frameworks like JUnit/Mockito/Spring Test, Tools like Swagger/Git/Jenkins/uDeploy/Docker etc.
  • Responsible for developing highly scalable web applications and software quality (Test tools like SOAPUI/SOAtest/Selenium etc.), where you own not just the functional requirements of the product that you are working on, but also the non functional requirements
  • Contribution to Open-Source projects, building libraries, tools and utilities, platform components-must have GitHub profiles to share.
  • Experience/Knowledge of cloud computing environments and applications (AWS/Azure).
  • Solid experience in Agile methodologies (Spotify is a plus).
  • Strong programming skills with digital mindset, and fluent across technology components including API Services development and consumption using modern frameworks and open source technologies.
  • The ability to code in more than one programming language and experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale applications. We believe in applying the right technology depending on the challenge, and are always exploring new technologies to continually provide value to our customers.
  • Apply state-of-the-art tools and methods to enable efficiency, performance and agility through automating DevOps processes, continuous integration and delivery pipelines.
  • Deep understanding of building secure software using modern security principles. Everything we build is under threat. Being aware of attacks and mastering your defenses are integral to safeguarding the trust our customers place on us.
  • Ability to blend development with testing by participating in quality efforts. We consider software quality is ensured through prevention rather than detection.
  • Test Automation validation using Selenium / REST ASSURED framework
  • Improving Unit Test Automation coverage within Squad/team
  • Owns the outcome by taking personal accountability for delivering strong results
  • Self-directed, willing to take initiative, pragmatic and results-oriented
  • Has keen attention to detail and wants to solve really hard problems, not just detect them
  • Able to work with remote and international team members

 

The Skills those are good to have for this role

  • Full-stack engineer with knowledge in a breadth of technologies and test automation frameworks
  • Have strong communication skills complimented with right technical skills to drive meaningful discussions.
  • Passionate about Test Driven Development, developing robust software, writing testable and maintainable code
  • Keenly interested in learning new technologies and their adoption
  • You have a creator mindset with rapid prototyping ability. You love building things, taking an idea, visualizing the design and creating rapid prototypes that are shippable.
  • You paid attention in those Algorithms and Data Structures classes or mastered them online. We build systems that operate at thousands of transactions/second on an array of platforms. If you cannot discern between linear vs exponential time complexity, our customers will suffer.
  • You understand your browsers, http, mobile and/or web eco-systems. You should be able to debug an http-trace, understand CRUD operations and how information flows between systems. And while you are at it, we expect you to know your way around Unix pretty well.
  • You actually enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment. We work within close confines of our designers, product owners, operations in a collaborative open space environment. Cube-dwellers might find it hard to sustain-don’t be one. 

 

How your work impacts the Organization

Advanced Process Solutions (APS) enables digitization of business units by designing, building and maintaining the technology platforms and products for Fidelity.  APS unit is a more recent and highly potential unit with over 250 associates located in Boston, SaltLake, New Hampshire, Merrimack, Westlake, as well as India and Ireland. The current position is for a key initiative that is being driven across APS.

The Expertise we’re looking for

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience in a hands on manner
  • Atleast 2+ years of leading a team of atleast 2-3 developers
  • Experience in CI/CD pipeline configuration would be advantage
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software engineering or related field

Location: Chennai

Shift Timings: 11 AM – 8 PM

Certifications:

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 associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. Fidelity India has been the Global Inhouse Center of Fidelity Investments since 2003 with offices in Bangalore and Chennai. For information about working at Fidelity, visit India.Fidelity.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits Developed for You

From the little things that make every day better to those big-picture, life-changing tools. That’s exactly what you’ll get at Fidelity. We have an amazing package of benefits and programs designed to help you thrive both at and outside of work.

Insurance

Affordable and accessible healthcare benefits for you and your loved ones.

  • Coverage of up to INR 300,000 for you along with your spouse/partner, with additional top-up options available
  • Insurance covers for parents/in-laws made available at subsidized costs
  • Personal accident insurance cover of six times your annual basic salary
  • Life insurance cover of eight times your annual basic salary

Wellness

We invest in nurturing healthy habits and promoting overall wellness of our associates through three pillars – Physical, Emotional, and Financial wellness.

Parenting

To help you through the exciting yet demanding times of parenthood, avail of time off and other benefits such as childcare allowance and access to daycare.

Transport

You will have access to free transport services to and from work, subject to residing within our pre-defined boundary limits

Retirement

Finally, like the icing on the cake, we offer benefits that will help you contribute to and invest towards your retirement.

  • National Pension System (NPS) offered at Fidelity:
    • At Grade 6 and below, Fidelity will match your NPS contribution up to 5% of your basic salary
    • At Grade 7 and above, Fidelity contributes 10% of your basic salary towards NPS as part of your compensation structure
  • Avail of other statutory benefits such as EPF, VPF and Gratuity

Read more about our Benefits program.

Committed to Continuous Learning

At Fidelity, we are constantly adapting to the changing needs of our customers, new technologies, and better ways of working. And we empower our associates to do the same, with an emphasis on developing skills that will help propel you forward in your career while being able to make an impact for Fidelity’s customers around the world.

We offer a wide range of options including online, in-person, and mentor driven solutions – as well as learning days and job shadow opportunities to expose you to new elements of our business to broaden your experience.

Ongoing Opportunities for Growth

  • Free access to thousands of online training resources
  • Internal clubs focused on trending topics and associate interests
  • Ability to pursue online or in-person technical certifications

Read more about our Learning & Development program.

Connected to Our Communities

At every level of our organization, you’ll find people who are committed to doing their part to make the world a better place. We host events and conduct volunteering activities, encouraging associates across the organization to get involved and make an impact on the lives of people in the communities where we live and work.

Fidelity Cares

  • Through our community relations program, we provide associates with several opportunities to actively volunteer and create an impact
  • Host numerous company-wide volunteering and awareness events.
  • Partner with a number of not-for-profit organizations to benefit our local communities

Year-Round Volunteer Opportunities

  • Partner with schools and our not-for-profit organizations on financial literacy programs, career counselling, and online tutoring for students
  • Teach employability skills to youth from low-income backgrounds, and conduct mock interviews to prepare them for corporate jobs
  • Create joyful learning experiences for primary school children through the ‘Art in Education’ program
  • Plant urban mini forests and participate in local cleanup efforts

Read more about our Fidelity Cares community relations program..

Job Description:

The Purpose of This Role

As a Principal engineer you will be applying your strong software engineering practices (implementation and validation) to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve Fidelity customer-facing software solutions. You will also be supporting your team in adopting best practices to ensure we are building the right product and we are building it right. Being technically competent is telling only half of the story. We believe that delivering the best possible customer experience requires an artful blend of human ingenuity and technology. While we value smart technologists, we are fanatics about our Culture Code that promotes leadership at all levels.

 

The Value You Deliver

  • Consistently making culture choices that positively impact all of engineering. Engineering excellence is a collective set of choices we make as technologists, whether to increase code coverage or ship a product, investing in developer productivity vs saving $$$.
  • You do not compromise for the sake of social acceptance and demonstrate conviction and drive to operate in highly ambiguous situations thriving in uncertainty while keeping your eyes on the long-term vision.
  • Drive technical discussions, arbitrate and recommend optimal path forward in a room of highly opinionated engineers that may or may not agree with you.
  • Use your experience and knowledge to influence better software design, promote proper software engineering and bug prevention strategies, testability and security
  • Actively participate in the development process through writing and maintain application features and automated tests including unit tests, component tests, integration tests, functional tests,
  • Support the team in maintaining CI/CD pipelines
  • Collaborate with team members on improving team's test coverage, release velocity and production health
  • Participate in application code and test code reviews with rest of the Scrum team
  • Contribute to own entire features from concept to deployment working on cross-functional activities
  • Contribute ideas to improve our products as well as develop your skills, learn new technologies and languages, and continue to learn

 

The Skills that are Key to this role

Technical / Behavioral

  • Front end: Strong experience in Angular JS
  • Middleware: Strong and extensive experience in building highly scalable web applications using Java, Webservices, Microservices with ActiveMQ and SprintBoot
  • Backend: Strong experience in Oracle, PostgreSQL and good SQL skills
  • Extensive experience in Frameworks like Spring Core/MVC, Build tools like Maven/Ant, Testing frameworks like JUnit/Mockito/Spring Test, Tools like Swagger/Git/Jenkins/uDeploy/Docker etc.
  • Responsible for developing highly scalable web applications and software quality (Test tools like SOAPUI/SOAtest/Selenium etc.), where you own not just the functional requirements of the product that you are working on, but also the non functional requirements
  • Contribution to Open-Source projects, building libraries, tools and utilities, platform components-must have GitHub profiles to share.
  • Experience/Knowledge of cloud computing environments and applications (AWS/Azure).
  • Solid experience in Agile methodologies (Spotify is a plus).
  • Strong programming skills with digital mindset, and fluent across technology components including API Services development and consumption using modern frameworks and open source technologies.
  • The ability to code in more than one programming language and experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale applications. We believe in applying the right technology depending on the challenge, and are always exploring new technologies to continually provide value to our customers.
  • Apply state-of-the-art tools and methods to enable efficiency, performance and agility through automating DevOps processes, continuous integration and delivery pipelines.
  • Deep understanding of building secure software using modern security principles. Everything we build is under threat. Being aware of attacks and mastering your defenses are integral to safeguarding the trust our customers place on us.
  • Ability to blend development with testing by participating in quality efforts. We consider software quality is ensured through prevention rather than detection.
  • Test Automation validation using Selenium / REST ASSURED framework
  • Improving Unit Test Automation coverage within Squad/team
  • Owns the outcome by taking personal accountability for delivering strong results
  • Self-directed, willing to take initiative, pragmatic and results-oriented
  • Has keen attention to detail and wants to solve really hard problems, not just detect them
  • Able to work with remote and international team members

 

The Skills those are good to have for this role

  • Full-stack engineer with knowledge in a breadth of technologies and test automation frameworks
  • Have strong communication skills complimented with right technical skills to drive meaningful discussions.
  • Passionate about Test Driven Development, developing robust software, writing testable and maintainable code
  • Keenly interested in learning new technologies and their adoption
  • You have a creator mindset with rapid prototyping ability. You love building things, taking an idea, visualizing the design and creating rapid prototypes that are shippable.
  • You paid attention in those Algorithms and Data Structures classes or mastered them online. We build systems that operate at thousands of transactions/second on an array of platforms. If you cannot discern between linear vs exponential time complexity, our customers will suffer.
  • You understand your browsers, http, mobile and/or web eco-systems. You should be able to debug an http-trace, understand CRUD operations and how information flows between systems. And while you are at it, we expect you to know your way around Unix pretty well.
  • You actually enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment. We work within close confines of our designers, product owners, operations in a collaborative open space environment. Cube-dwellers might find it hard to sustain-don’t be one. 

 

How your work impacts the Organization

Advanced Process Solutions (APS) enables digitization of business units by designing, building and maintaining the technology platforms and products for Fidelity.  APS unit is a more recent and highly potential unit with over 250 associates located in Boston, SaltLake, New Hampshire, Merrimack, Westlake, as well as India and Ireland. The current position is for a key initiative that is being driven across APS.

The Expertise we’re looking for

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience in a hands on manner
  • Atleast 2+ years of leading a team of atleast 2-3 developers
  • Experience in CI/CD pipeline configuration would be advantage
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software engineering or related field

Location: Chennai

Shift Timings: 11 AM – 8 PM

Certifications:

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 associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. Fidelity India has been the Global Inhouse Center of Fidelity Investments since 2003 with offices in Bangalore and Chennai. For information about working at Fidelity, visit India.Fidelity.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits Developed for You

From the little things that make every day better to those big-picture, life-changing tools. That’s exactly what you’ll get at Fidelity. We have an amazing package of benefits and programs designed to help you thrive both at and outside of work.

Insurance

Affordable and accessible healthcare benefits for you and your loved ones.

  • Coverage of up to INR 300,000 for you along with your spouse/partner, with additional top-up options available
  • Insurance covers for parents/in-laws made available at subsidized costs
  • Personal accident insurance cover of six times your annual basic salary
  • Life insurance cover of eight times your annual basic salary

Wellness

We invest in nurturing healthy habits and promoting overall wellness of our associates through three pillars – Physical, Emotional, and Financial wellness.

Parenting

To help you through the exciting yet demanding times of parenthood, avail of time off and other benefits such as childcare allowance and access to daycare.

Transport

You will have access to free transport services to and from work, subject to residing within our pre-defined boundary limits

Retirement

Finally, like the icing on the cake, we offer benefits that will help you contribute to and invest towards your retirement.

  • National Pension System (NPS) offered at Fidelity:
    • At Grade 6 and below, Fidelity will match your NPS contribution up to 5% of your basic salary
    • At Grade 7 and above, Fidelity contributes 10% of your basic salary towards NPS as part of your compensation structure
  • Avail of other statutory benefits such as EPF, VPF and Gratuity

Read more about our Benefits program.

Committed to Continuous Learning

At Fidelity, we are constantly adapting to the changing needs of our customers, new technologies, and better ways of working. And we empower our associates to do the same, with an emphasis on developing skills that will help propel you forward in your career while being able to make an impact for Fidelity’s customers around the world.

We offer a wide range of options including online, in-person, and mentor driven solutions – as well as learning days and job shadow opportunities to expose you to new elements of our business to broaden your experience.

Ongoing Opportunities for Growth

  • Free access to thousands of online training resources
  • Internal clubs focused on trending topics and associate interests
  • Ability to pursue online or in-person technical certifications

Read more about our Learning & Development program.

Connected to Our Communities

At every level of our organization, you’ll find people who are committed to doing their part to make the world a better place. We host events and conduct volunteering activities, encouraging associates across the organization to get involved and make an impact on the lives of people in the communities where we live and work.

Fidelity Cares

  • Through our community relations program, we provide associates with several opportunities to actively volunteer and create an impact
  • Host numerous company-wide volunteering and awareness events.
  • Partner with a number of not-for-profit organizations to benefit our local communities

Year-Round Volunteer Opportunities

  • Partner with schools and our not-for-profit organizations on financial literacy programs, career counselling, and online tutoring for students
  • Teach employability skills to youth from low-income backgrounds, and conduct mock interviews to prepare them for corporate jobs
  • Create joyful learning experiences for primary school children through the ‘Art in Education’ program
  • Plant urban mini forests and participate in local cleanup efforts

Read more about our Fidelity Cares community relations program..

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Job Level: Senior Manager
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