Job Description:

SQUAD LEADER u00A0 API External Portalu00A0

The Roleu00A0

As the API External Portal Squad Leader, you blend application development and deep cloud expertise with a passion for delivering results. As the product owner you are the end-to-end gatekeeper of the squad mission, strategy, and tactical execution associated with delivering on strategic priorities. In an agile structure, you will partner with other Fidelity leaders to influence the broader strategic decisions, roadmaps and resource requirements, set and refine the mission, and bring together a team of chapter members to execute on specific product features that help application teams across Fidelity utilize our cloud ecosystem to its fullest capability. You will ensure alignment on the u201Cwhatu201D and u201Cwhenu201D work is to be performed through ongoing planning and prioritization of a product backlog. You will enable squad members to work iteratively, innovate through testing and experimentation and learn from failures while celebrating success. You are committed to developing your own expertise and knowledge to ensure you bring the latest thinking to your role.u00A0

  • Defining, refining, and communicating the squads’ mission and roadmap to motivate and build team and partner support and alignmentu00A0

  • Anticipating, discovering through ongoing interaction with, and prioritizing client / partner needs to serve as their voice and guide execution of the teamu00A0

  • Defining, evaluating, and communicating results against acceptance criteriau00A0

  • Inspecting and evaluating progress, and removing impedimentsu00A0

  • Measuring performance against established objectives and KPI s that deliver on agreed upon business, technology, and people resultsu00A0

  • Collaborating and coordinating with Chapter Leaders and Scrum Masters to build squad capacity and capability and enabling squad member growth, development and learningu00A0

  • Making informed trade-off decisions to strike the right balance between quality, cost, and timelinesu00A0

  • Experience in building developer portals preferably external facing portals.u202Fu00A0

  • Building product vision, strategy and roadmap for Developer portal with close collaboration with BU partners.u00A0

  • Strong background in API Platforms focused on self-service onboarding, discovery/catalog of APIs and integration patterns with various iDPs.u202Fu00A0

  • Operationalize the portal at scale through the Developer Experience Platform in collaboration with the product, engineering, design & tech writer teams.u00A0

  • Strong in User Experience and ability to lead & influence at every phase of the product lifecycle from vision/ideation, to design & solution evaluation & launchu00A0

  • Deep knowledge in Developer Experience platforms and identify industry trends that provide detailed insights into the competitive landscape and best practices.u00A0

  • Technical expertise in all types of APIs including REST, GraphQL, WebSockets, Webbooks and SDKs.u202Fu00A0

  • Experience in building automated API documentation and content management solutions.u202Fu00A0

  • Deep knowledge on emerging technology stacks in CNCF and Open source world.u00A0


The Expertise and Skills You Bringu00A0

  • Bachelor s Degree or equivalent in a technology related field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, etc.) required.u00A0u00A0

  • 8-12+ years work experience, several of those in CNCFu00A0 technology, languages (Go, Lua, Rust, Java).u00A0

  • Practical experience in building cloud hosted and native applications for the enterprise. Maintains a deep understanding of a wide variety of cloud technology in order to provide recommendations and advice to Fidelity application teams.u00A0

  • Experience designing, developing and maintaining dynamic products and solutionsu00A0

  • Financial services experience, preferredu00A0u00A0

  • Agile experienceu00A0u00A0

  • Jira and Jira Align experience preferredu00A0

  • You take a data-focused approach to understanding customer needs, translate strategic objectives into action, and prioritize to improve value deliveredu00A0

  • You grasp sophisticated product features and break them into clear and concise stories with well-defined business value and acceptance criteria and optimally communicate theseu00A0

  • You have a strong focus on execution and identify, communicate and remove impediments to progressu00A0

  • You are capable of leading, influencing, and motivating colleagues without formal authority, and have a track record of building high-performing teamsu00A0

  • You continuously improve and encourage an agile way of workingu00A0

  • You establish and maintain unquestioning relationships as you work collaboratively across Fidelity to deliver business outcomes and seek out the expertise of colleagues to advise on your approachu00A0

  • You are intellectually curious and model a culture of continuous learning, mentoring and coachingu00A0

  • You have or are committed to developing a balance of technology and non-technology skills in order to fully appreciate the broad needs of our customersu00A0


The Teamu00A0u00A0

You work in partnership with the Platfrom as Service Product Area Leader, other Squad Leaders, Scrum Master, and Chapter Leaders aligned to your squad. By demonstrating and promoting Fidelity and agile leadership behaviors, you sustain and evolve our innovative agile culture. You will integrate with development teams across Fidelity to understand their usage and need of cloud services to drive efficient and intelligent adoption of cloud at scale.u00A0

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$157,000 – $262,000 per year

This position is eligible for incentive compensation or an annual bonus opportunity.

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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 [ Link removed ] – Click here to apply to Squad Leader – API External Portal, we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2023. 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.

At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we re calling u201C[ Link removed ] – Click here to apply to Squad Leader – API External Portalu201D. Most associates will have a hybrid schedule with a requirement to work onsite at a Fidelity work location for at least one week, 5 consecutive days, every four weeks. These requirements are subject to change.

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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 [ Link removed ] – Click here to apply to Squad Leader – API External Portal, or by calling


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