Lead – Software Engineering

Bangalore, Karnataka


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Job Description:

Job Title – Lead – Software Engineering

The Purpose of This Role

The Data Scientist will be a member of the Asset Management Technology Data Analytics Initiative involved in complex projects, often across several business units and functions. This role demonstrates an intermediate level of data science knowledge with some experience with data science techniques, systems and processes. The role will also require working with India and US partners and collaborating with both Business and Technology.

The Value You Deliver

  • Leverage data to solve strategic, tactical, structured, and unstructured business problems

  • Leverage statistical modelling and programming skills to derive business actionable insights out of large and/or structure, semi and unstructured datasets

  • Solve complex problems by mining insights from all possible sources of information using statistical forecasting models and tools

  • Collaborate with client and analytic teams to set analytic objectives, approaches, and work plans

  • Research and evaluate new analytical methodologies, approaches, and solutions

  • Collaborate with business and data owners to formulate problems whose solution would be impactful to the business

  • Follow the full project life cycle plans for projects with multiple platforms

  • Work with the team to commit to an environment of accountability and of delivering high quality work outputs that add value to the customer experience and organizational productivity

  • Write and deliver reports on findings for technical and non-technical audiences.

The Skills that are Key to this role

Technical /  Behavioral

  • Experience with data manipulation and analysis tools such as Python, R, SQL, noSQL, Hadoop Ecosystem (MapReduce, Spark, Hive, Presto, Pig), Spark

  • Intermediate knowledge of several modelling techniques which may include: segmentation & clustering, mixed effect models, longitudinal data analysis, response & lift modelling, experimental design, Bayesian statistics, optimization techniques, text analytics, data mining 

  • You know Core Java, J2EE, Spring

  • You know Web Services (REST)

  • You know SQL proficiency (Oracle experience preferred)

  • Machine Learning: Advanced knowledge of machine learning algorithms, practical experience of parameter and performance tuning, Dimensionality Reduction, High Dimensionality Modelling, Assembling ( Bagging, boosting, and stacking models to generate meta-models), Feature Engineering

  • Deep Learning : Deep machine learning models, using a deep graph with multiple processing layers & composed of multiple linear and non-linear models / techniques

  • AI Systems: Design and build production-ready AI systems with high level of accuracy and low level of maintenance

  • Big Data Models: Parallelization across multiple machines of approved models or techniques; non-trivial implementations such as those requiring estimation iterations

  • Time Series Analysis: Advanced time series modelling using nonlinear auto regression, Fourier transforms, change detection, or other approved techniques

  • Natural Language Processing: Implement state of the art techniques for processing natural language data for classification, entity extraction, or summarization

  • Outlier & Anomaly Detection: Implemented advanced techniques for outlier and anomaly detection including applications of clustering, learned rules

The Skills that are Good To Have for this role

  • Preferred experience working deep learning and machine learning tools.

  • Prior experience in Asset Management Domain

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

Asset Management Technology (AM Tech) is the business unit that is responsible for delivering innovative, scalable, industry-leading investment tools that enable Fidelity’s Investment & Asset Management business to achieve competitive advantage globally. AM Tech is an integral partner in setting Asset Management's strategic direction and has shared accountability for achieving Asset Management goals. AM Tech is global organization of technologists based in the United States, London, India and Ireland. Supporting multiple business function in Investment Management and Advisory domain like Portfolio Management, Research & Trading.

The Expertise We’re Looking For

  • Bachelors / Master Degree in applied statistics, quantitative science, computer science, mathematics, management science, engineering, economics, or operations research

  • Strong mathematical foundation in order to research and learn new modeling techniques

  • 3+ years of professional experience in advanced analytics, model building, or marketing optimization.

  • Overall 10+ years of relevant experience

Location : Bangalore – EGL

Shift timings:  11AM to 8PM


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.


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


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


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.


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


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..