Principal Software Engineer – Blockchain Developer

at Fidelity Investments
Published November 17, 2022
Location Raleigh, NC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description:

The Workplace Investing (WI) Platform technology group is seeking a highly motivated and curious full-stack Engineer who is passionate about the application of Emerging Technologies in Financial Services! Come join the collaborative team of Engineers tasked to develop and maintain technology solutions supporting Fidelity's Next Generation Retirement business. While today’s platform serves plan sponsors in the configuration of their DC plans and operates in a mixed-technology environment (Java, Spring, Angular, Oracle) across multiple tiers (web server, app server, DB), our team will expand upon these capabilities to include blockchain and digital assets.

The Role

As a Lead Blockchain Engineer you will be part of the Workplace Investing team with a focus on bringing blockchain use cases into production for the enterprise. As a senior member of the team, you will be hands on and mentor engineers on the best practices for smart contract development.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science preferred
  • Hands on 5+ years of Programming experience in Java or related technologies
  • Experience in JavaScript based frameworks and client-side technologies.
  • Designing, implementing, and supporting distributed blockchain-based enterprise solutions
  • Building and launching a blockchain network
  • Experience working in a fast-paced agile environment.
  • Experience working on the full development lifecycle of a project.
  • Experience in working with diverse blockchain/distributed ledger implementations like Corda, Hyperledger Fabric, Ethereum.
  • Proficiency in two or more of the smart contract languages, Solidity, Go or RUST
  • Familiarity with bitcoin and Ethereum and current developments in payments and DeFI space
  • Familiarity with basics of cryptography and cryptographic algorithms
  • Working experience with opensource blockchain communities is an advantage.
  • Willingness to constantly re-iterate design and code for the best solutions
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

The Team

The Next Generation Retirement Product Area is looking for a Lead Blockchain Engineer located in Durham, North Carolina site to be part of its multifaceted, globally distributed team of IT professionals responsible for the development and maintenance of Fidelity's Workplace Platform . Our Next Gen Retirement team shares a mission of cultivating new offerings that captivate the next generation and secure market leadership in DC Recordkeeping. We seek to achieve our mission with innovation, education, and automation. We come together as a team in Workplace Investing but align and partner with cross enterprise and business group associates who share a common purpose, voice and shared outcomes.

Company Overview

At Fidelity, we are passionate about 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 defining and championing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our dedication 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. For information about working at Fidelity, visit Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to complete the application or interview process. Please email us at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 2 if you would like to request an accommodation.


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 Best Place to Work in 2022. 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.

Many of our associates are continuing to work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. When Fidelity employees eventually return to the office, 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 "Dynamic Working."

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 [Click Here to Email Your Resumé], or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

We welcome those with experience in jobs such as Software Developer, Computer Technician, and Computer User Support Specialist and others in the Computers and Technology to apply.