We are seeking a Vice President, Data Science to join the Fidelity Digital Asset Management business and report directly to the Head of Digital Asset Operational Capabilities. This role will lead a team of blockchain engineers and quant developers supporting the Research, Trading, Risk and Operations functions.
The Expertise and Skills You Bring
Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience in financial engineering, technology or quantitative investment functions with practical experience querying on-chain data and/or deploying smart contracts
Masters or Ph.D. degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. engineering or computer science) preferred
Experience in working with various blockchain implementations including EVM, Cosmos SDK, or Solana and the associated codebase
Hand-on experience with tools/frameworks like OpenZepplin, Hardhat, Ganache, Mythril, Truffles and related testing libraries like Waffle and Chai
Proficiency in complex data extraction or processing using Python, SQL, Snowflake
Familiarity with advanced quantitative techniques and models to drive optimization, classification, inferences or forecasts
Ability to lead highly responsive teams handling engineering critical issues from the day-to-day rigors of an operationally critical analytic environment
Collaborative, creative and team-oriented approach to R&D, investing and technology. Ability to work across teams whose skill sets span blockchain infrastructure, smart contracts, trading, and risk management
Evidenced problem-solver across highly technical and quantitative projects within financial service
Fidelity Digital Asset Management FDAM is building an investment platform offering digital asset products and services designed to meet the growing needs of Fidelity s retail customers and intermediary and institutional clients. The Data Science team is a highly collaborative group leading technical projects across the FDAM organization to enable effective management of investment products and services. Project examples include integration of vendor infrastructure, constructing models or tools, building automation across technologies, and portfolio or business analytics. As a hands-on team lead you will be expected to understand the function needs to both meet the expected outcome and continue to drive innovation.
The base salary range for this position is $124,000-$262,000 per year.
Placement in the range will vary based on job responsibilities and scope, geographic location, candidate s relevant experience, and other factors.
Base salary is only part of the total compensation package. Depending on the position and eligibility requirements, the offer package may also include bonus or other variable compensation.
We offer a wide range of benefits to meet your evolving needs and help you live your best life at work and at home. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage and emotional well-being support, market-leading retirement, generous paid time off and parental leave, charitable giving employee match program, and educational assistance including student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, and learning resources to develop your career. Note, the application window closes when the position is filled or unposted.Certifications:
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.
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.
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 ??? Dynamic Working ???. 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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