Director, Quantitative Development Job at Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

  • Fidelity Investments
  • Boston, MA

Job Description

Job Description:

Director, Quantitative Development

The Role

The Advanced Strategies and Research (ASR) Quant Development team within Fidelity’s Asset Management Technology group is seeking a highly motivated and curious Director of Quantitative Development. In this role you will contribute to a dynamic and fast-paced development team supporting researchers in prototyping and delivering new systematic investment strategies. You will provide high impact solutions on various projects including alpha research, portfolio construction, and risk management.

This position will be based in Boston, MA.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Demonstrated experience leading quant projects from research to production to insure stability of critical applications and processes
  • A hands-on technical leader with experience developing teams to their full potential
  • In depth understanding of mathematics and statistics and their application in quant finance
  • Expert in Python with experience across the development stack (full stack)
  • Proficient in object-oriented programming (OOP) and design patterns
  • Experience in at least one unit testing framework and understanding of test-driven development (TDD) concepts and methodologies
  • Experience implementing CI/CD and DevOps best practices
  • A creative problem solver and a curiosity fueled by keeping up with advanced methodologies and industry trends, especially in the finance community
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, with a knack for engaging with quant researchers and investment professionals
  • Bachelors or equivalent with 10+ years of experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Progress towards CFA (or equivalent) a plus

The Team

The Quant Development team is part of Asset Management’s Quantitative Research & Investment Technology group. We partner with Asset Management’s Advance Strategies and Research team on cutting edge projects including systematic investment strategies, portfolio construction, risk management, alpha research, and GenAI. We build high quality, robust, and highly-scalable solutions that are used to improve Asset Management’s efficiency and decision-making processes.


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.

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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.

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Job Tags

Full time, Work from home, Flexible hours,

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