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Data Science (Blockchain) Associate

Employer
Fidelity Investments
Location
BOSTON (Hybrid)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Apr 2024
Reference
4632010499

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Employer Sector
Financial Services, Accountancy Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

The Role

We are seeking a Data Science Associate to join the Fidelity Digital Asset Management business and report directly to the VP, Data Science. This role will work in a small team of blockchain engineers and quant developers supporting the Research, Trading, Risk and Operations functions.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring
  • Minimum of 2 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
  • Bachelor or Masters degree in a quantitative discipline ( engineering or computer science)
  • Experience in working with various blockchain implementations including EVM, Cosmos SDK, or Solana and the associated codebase
  • Proficiency in more two or more of the following languages: Python, Javacript, Go, Solidity, Rust, DAML
  • 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 work as a member of a 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 services


The Team

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.

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The base salary range for this position is $85,000-$179,000 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.

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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 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.

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 , or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.
We welcome those with experience in jobs such as Scientist, Researcher, and Research Assistant and others in the Science and Biology to apply.

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