Principal – Software Engineering

Bangalore, Karnataka


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Job Description:

Job Title – Principal  – Software Engineering

The Purpose of This Role

As a Principal  – Software Engineer, you will focus on both front end and back end technologies, working directly with both technical and business stakeholders to translate a vision and designs into sustainable business solutions. You will be responsible for the development of complex software applications, ensuring they are built with quality, consistency to our standards, performance and responsive to the device accessing the application.

The Value You Deliver

This Principal  – Software Engineer will play a Development role within the Digital Platforms Development team.  This individual will be responsible for the creation of quality web-based software components that are used by Fidelity’s workplace customers.  This person will work closely with the project manager, systems analysts, architects, and other developers to design, build, test, and deliver the features that make up Fidelity’s internet experience.  They will be expected to work closely and collaborate with other developers on projects.

Responsibilities of the role includes

  • Provides business solutions by developing complex or multiple software applications

  • Performs independent technical and functional analysis for multiple projects

  • Designs applications or subsystems on major projects and platforms

  • Participates in application level architecture design and review

  • Develops comprehensive documentation for multiple applications supporting several corporate initiatives

  • Supports and performs all phases of testing leading to implementation

  • Provides guidance and mentoring to other developers

  • Works under minimal direction

  • Represents technology solutions to our business partners

  • May serve as on-call resource to support the organization's service and escalation model.

The Skills that are Key to this role

  • Skills

    • Knowledge of internet, mobile, and application architecture, as well as current industry trends

    • Displays a full understanding of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning.

    • Ability to use formal methods (traditional structured or agile/iterative) for delivering new or enhanced applications, identify and communicate systems development processes and develop deliverables associated with the respective phases of the lifecycle

    • Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups, both in person and virtually, in a constructive and collaborative manner

    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to solve issues by making timely decisions based on facts, knowledge, experience and judgment

    • Ability to quickly learn, adapt and thrive to meet the needs of a fast paced, changing environment

    • Ability to present formal and informal presentations in various settings; one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, and senior management

    • Ability to communicate effectively with and to influence team members and external groups

    • Ability to navigate organizationally in order to accomplish tasks

    • Ability to work on multiple efforts simultaneously

  • Required Technical skills

    • Experience in Client side development – Angular, Javascript

    • Strong software development skills using Java and web application technologies hosted on tomcat

    • Experience in Server Side development – Java, J2EE, Spring core, Spring MVC, Spring boot, Junit, Integration with SOAP and RESTful webservices

    • Experience in System Architecture and Design of complex systems

    • Working experience of Inversion of Control, dependency injection, and MVC design pattern

    • Strong knowledge of responsive web design and technologies

    • Strong knowledge of continuous integration and deployment – Jenkins, Udeploy, BIT bucket

    • Experience in Agile development methodology and Jira tool

    • Experience with the following is a plus: GIT, Maven, Jenkins, uDeploy, JIRA

    • Knowledge of  client side technologies:Node, Handlebars, Backbone  and Cordova a plus

  • Behavioral attributes

    • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Quick learner and willing to adapt and learn new technologies

    • Great attitude, team player and effective contributor

    • Commitment to quality and high standards

    • Showcase leadership skills

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

Workplace Investing (WI) helps millions of people save and invest through workplace savings plans. WI builds lifetime relationships with customers and provides employers with cost-effective, integrated employee benefit solutions. The company serves customers online, over the phone. WI business constitutes of four different product lines Defined Contribution (DC), Defined Benefits (DB), Health & Welfare (HW) and Stock plan services (SPS).

The Fidelity Works development team is part of the Workplace Investing (WI) Technology group. Our team is responsible for new and enhanced design and development of application areas across WI. Our primary focus is Fidelity Works via the web and mobile channels

The Expertise We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or any other discipline

  • 10+ years of experience in web technology role

Location: Manyata, Bengaluru

Shift timings: 11:00 am – 8:00pm


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

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.