Software Engineer - Fidelity Resume Program

Job Locations US-TX-Westlake
Return-to-Work Program


reacHIRE is proud to partner with Fidelity Investments for a paid 6 month return-to-work program starting in September 2022 designed for Software Engineers (Java & AWS) who are returning to the workforce after a 2+ year career break. 


Candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We provide a one-week intensive onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.


Note some of the responsibilities and areas of expertise listed below represent  performance expectations to be met by the end of the 6-month program. The Resume program is designed to help candidates on-ramp and upskill. We encourage all candidates with prior experience as a software engineer to apply!


Your Role:

We are currently seeking a qualified, knowledgeable Software Engineer to help our company develop, use, and integrate IT systems. S/he/they will be responsible for resolving technical problems and providing training to users to improve the efficiency value of technology in business.


An ideal candidate would be both highly knowledgeable and customer oriented. S/he/ they would possess technical knowledge in all relevant areas and aptitude for problem-solving to provide business solutions by developing complex or multiple software applications.  They demonstrate a proven understanding of the business or function for which the application is designed.


The Value you deliver


  • Knowledge of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning 
  • Use of formal methods (traditional structured or Agile/iterative) for delivering new or enhanced applications, identify and communicating systems development processes and developing work you're doing associated with the respective phases of the lifecycle
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups, both in person and virtually, in a constructive and collaborative manner 
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to tackle issues and work through ambiguous situations by making timely decisions based on facts, knowledge, experience and judgment 
  • Can communicate in various settings; one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, and senior management
  • Skilled at influencing team members and external groups 
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills 
  • Desire to be organized, highly responsive and committed to quality


How your work impacts the organization

Fidelity believes that diversity in background and experience will foster an engaging work environment for their employees. They recognize the value that employees’ differences can contribute to the forward-thinking and strong future of the company. This ultimately enables Fidelity to deliver better outcomes and support for their associates and customers. As a Software Engineer, you will drive outstanding business initiatives that improve the long- term value of the Firm. People who are phenomenal cultural fits demonstrate curiosity to learn, step up and take the lead, take ownership of their projects, and thrive by sharing knowledge.


The Expertise we’re looking for


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent field of study 
  • 5+ years development experience 
  • BS/BA Degree in Computer Science or similar field of study 
  • Robust critical thinking skills coupled with a desire for growth, to learn and to engage with peers in technical and design discussions 
  • Proven experience in communicating technical needs and capabilities to nontechnical team members, product owners, and partners
  • Ability to utilize a long-term mentality to help produce scalable, maintainable solutions 
  • Passion to provide guidance on standard methodologies and mentoring support to the other Developers within the wider Digital Platforms Technology team 

The Skills you bring

  • Any Experience with server-side/mid-tier languages, frameworks, libraries, and related technologies: Java EE, Apache Tomcat, Spring MVC/Spring Boot, Logback, SLF4j, Maven is desired 
  • Client-side language, library, and framework proficiency: Angular, JavaScript/TypeScript, Node, NPM, HTML/CSS, RxJS 
  • Knowledge of AWS or Azure Cloud Applications is a plus 
  • Experience collaborating in a team environment to develop, deploy, and support key applications and features 
  • A proven understanding of the Agile software development methodology 
  • Exposure decomposing sophisticated business problems into creative, efficient, and scalable solutions desired 
  • Appreciation for and alignment to standard methodologies regarding object oriented design, coding standards, RESTful service consumption and integration, common design patterns, secure application development, and test coverage

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!


Our Returnship Program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better and more innovative.  Be you and reach higher!


reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process.  For assistance with your application please contact Sarah White at


About Fidelity Investments: 

Fidelity is passionate about making their financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want! Fidelity is a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects their commitment to associates. They are proud of the diverse and inclusive workplace where they respect and value associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.




Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed