Principal Data Scientist

Fidelity Investments

Austin, TX

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Job Description

The Role

This individual will work be part of the Enterprise COE with a focus to strategically enable our institutional business by embedding with them. In this role you will define, develop, and implement reusable and scalable AI-based solutions that enable key strategic institutional business goals. You will interact with diverse stakeholders ranging from product managers, client sales and relationship mangers, key clients and other data science and software engineering teams, The successful candidate will be capable of supporting projects across many areas with the highest degree of quality.

The selected candidate must be a self-starter, confident in a fast-paced, frequently ambiguous environment, implementing emerging AI-related solutions that place our business at a competitive advantage. You will have a demonstrated track record of success building scalable models/services from a research to production context while operating in an agile fast paced environment.

The Expertise And Skills You Bring

  • MS/PhD in Computer Science with experience in Machine Learning or similar technical subject area (Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics) with several years of relevant professional experience.
  • 5–7+ years of work experience with preferably 4+ years of Python experience. Bonus for those with experience with other OO languages (C, C++, Java, Rust, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of both basic machine learning (linear models, RF, Gradient Boosting algorithms, etc.) and deep learning algorithms (CNNs, RNNs, Transformers, Autoencoders, GANs, etc.)
  • Should have Deep experience with solving structured data driven classification and regression problems, Anomaly Detection, with some experience in Time Series Models and Causal Inference
  • Knowledge of 3-4 of the following quantitative fields are preferred: Reinforcement Learning, Recommendation Systems, Natural Language Processing, Image Processing (CV), Question Answering/Conversational AI, Knowledge Graphs
  • Experience in projects involving large scale, sophisticated business infrastructure, and multi-functional teams. Three to five successfully launched ML projects would be ideal.
  • Experience in working in cloud-based environments like AWS and MS azure
  • Knowledge of Deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch, JAX etc.
  • Experience in CI/CD and MLops including containerization (Docker, etc.), pipelines (Luigi, Airflow, etc.), orchestration (Kubernetes, etc.), GPUs/TPUs, REST inference endpoints/model serving


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.

As a result of COVID-19, many of our associates are continuing to work remotely. 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.”

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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 Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.