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Fidelity Investments

Director, Quant Data Engineering

Boston, MA

Job Description:

Director, Quant Data Engineering

The Role

The Asset Management Quant Research Engineering team is looking for a Director of Data Engineering who wishes to take on the challenge of building a world-class data operation. We are looking for individuals who bring expertise in data onboarding and quality best practices and the drive to achieve excellence in team building, operations, tooling, and automation. This role is primarily focused on hands-on development and delivery, which requires a combination of both strong technical and influencing skills, as well as participation in architecture, design, analysis, and evangelizing activities.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

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  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in either Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Information Systems, Mathematics or Finance related field.
  • 10+ years of data engineering experience, including in senior and team leadership roles, at peer firms utilizing agile methods and modern SDLC processes to deliver quality technological solutions in a transparent, reliable way.
  • Deep domain experience with financial datasets including FactSet, Bloomberg, IBES, CompStat, S&P Global, Worldscope, Morningstar, MSCI, Reuters, IDC, Markit, BARRA, Axioma, Northfield, and PORT
  • Experience in building and designing solutions for data warehouse and experience in working with large data sets in Oracle and Snowflake
  • A proven track record of working with complex data environments and associated technology and analytics infrastructure needed to support these environments. History of successfully leading and managing complex data initiatives or projects. Ability to recognize business risk and surface it to key decision-makers.
  • A servant leader who is focused on promoting a team culture of accountability and continuous improvement and removing drag forces to enable team success.
  • Substantial Investment Management business domain expertise across some combination of research, portfolio management, trading and investment operations.

The Value You Deliver

  • Deliver datasets from onboarding through mapping and automated DQ so they can be handed off to the Data Operations team for DQ maintenance and consumed by research teams and production.
  • Provide data stewardship to other team members and to Data Operations as they review datasets for completeness and quality.
  • Design and implement processes and tools for data onboarding and quality, helping to deliver an industry best-practice solution for managing the data lifecycle.
  • Produce stand-alone tools that can be used by other teams to automate data quality and discover faults.
  • Direct more junior engineers on your team, helping the team to specialize and scale

The Team

Asset Management Technology (AMT) provides worldwide technology and support to all the Investment Management, Research, Trading, and Investment Operations functions. This role will be part of our Quantitative Research & Investing Technology team, which is responsible for architecting, developing, and maintaining systems that support quantitative trading.


Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, we have been recognized by our employees as a top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.

Fidelity's working model blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks).

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, detailed in this document, and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

Client-provided location(s): Boston, MA, USA; Raleigh, NC, USA; Jersey City, NJ, USA; Merrimack, NH, USA
Job ID: Fidelity-2088559
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program

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