Fidelity Investments Principal Software Engineer Developer - Search in Durham, North Carolina

Are you interested in serving the needs of millions of customers by building the best-in-class digital experience that helps them in financial planning, investing, and retirement solutions? Our chapter comprises teams that work on a wide range of applications and platforms like, Fidelity Mobile Apps and Active Trader Pro®. We're looking for product-aware engineers who are passionate, inquisitive, and responsible individuals to help us on our mission to deliver the best omni-channel (web, mobile, IoT) experience to our customers.

The Purpose of Your Role

Our teams build and contribute to Fidelity’s digital presence. As a developer in the Search team, you will help us build a world class Search platform that supports millions of customer requests. You will be responsible for indexing, search ranking, relevance tuning, providing recommendations and building the web user experience to support our customers online search needs. You will own entire features from concept to deployment working as part of our cross-functional teams. You'll have the opportunity to contribute ideas to improve our products as well as develop your skills, learn new technologies and languages, and continue to learn. We're looking for highly motivated individuals who work well in a collaborative, iterative, and fast-paced environment.

The Expertise We’re Looking For

  • You have a passion for technology and can navigate your way across complex and rapidly-changing landscapes by staying on top of latest trends and thrive by sharing knowledge.

  • You are a creator, a doer, and a disruptor who will help us solve real-life problems and meet real customer needs. You’ll be helping us build things, taking an idea, and creating rapid prototypes that are shippable and learn from real-life feedback.

  • You are comfortable to be a self-starter , who actively challenges status-quo, is curious and not afraid to ask “Why” and “What if”?

  • You are experienced with the tools of the trade including a variety of modern programming languages and frameworks.

  • You care about cycle time and use CI/CD practices , tools to rapidly deploy changes to customers while minimizing risk using practices like A/B tests, blue-green deployments, and feature toggles.

  • Stay on top of Algorithms, Data Structures and Design Patterns and love the challenge of building highly scalable systems that can support thousands of transactions/sec.

  • Have a mindset of test first development and are experienced in modern test frameworks. We believe in testing and that quality is everyone’s job.

  • Are data-driven and can measure, collect and use data to make decisions. We understand the value of intuition and the need to balance decisions accordingly.

  • Have strong communication skills and technical expertise to drive and participate in meaningful discussions.

The Skills You Bring

  • Strong knowledge in any major Search Platform (IBM Watson, Solr, Elastic Search etc)

  • Experience delivering personalized search results and using advanced features like NLP, Recommendations etc

  • Strong Experience with API Design & Development using Java or NodeJS

  • Experience with any major javascript framework (Angular, React, jQuery etc)

  • Experience with Automation Tools/Frameworks (Mocha, Jasmine, Selenium, Protractor)

  • Experience with DevOps, Continuous Integration and Delivery tools like Jenkins, Maven, uDeploy, Stash and Docker

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

We believe that diversity in background and experience will foster an inclusive and engaging work environment for our employees. This ultimately enables us to deliver a better product for our customers.

Being technically competent is only telling half 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 that promotes autonomy and leadership at all levels. People who are great cultural fits demonstrate curiosity to learn, are unafraid to break things, step up and take the lead, take ownership of their projects, and thrive by sharing knowledge.

Our culture code is simple

  • We share knowledge to empower and connect everyone

  • We live outside our comfort zone

  • We believe life is too short to not love what you do

  • We know amazing people create great opportunities

  • We are customers

  • We favor autonomy and take ownership

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. For information about working at Fidelity, visit

/ Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. /

Job: *Client Server & Web Development

Title: Principal Software Engineer Developer - Search

Location: NC-Durham

Requisition ID: 1802040