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Fidelity Investments Senior Software Engineer Reviews

Updated 30 Mar 2019

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Fidelity Investments CEO Abby Johnson
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47 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer 

      I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time

      Pros

      Work life balance is very good

      Cons

      There is lot of bureaucracy

      Fidelity Investments2019-03-31
    • "Great people, good company, benefits take a while to kick in"

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      Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Great people. I mean awesome coworkers. Fidelity has really changed the culture over the last 10 years, recognizing that to attract high quality technical talent they had to reassess. It's still a huge company with a lot of process, but people are very cooperative and helpful. From an engineering perspective, they have some really cutting edge stuff going on that's fun to be a part of. Benefits are pretty good,...

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      Cons

      * Health premiums are pretty expensive. To be fair, Fidelity is likely picking up 50-65% of the tab, but that still leaves you with a bill of about $6-7K/year for a family (no difference for .just you and spouse). * In order to get the highly touted 7% 401k match and 10% profit sharing, you have to be employed the entire year, and it's not prorated. So if someone starts in December, they'll get it for the new year....

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      Advice to Management

      Benefits are great, but the disparity between associates starting late in the previous year and early in the new year in regards to benefits is very stark. A pro-rated system or possibly a cut-off in mid-year would bring the system inline with people's contribution to the company. If something could be done about the health premium that would also go a long way, although I realize that with the cost of premiums these...

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      Fidelity Investments2019-01-24
    • "Great"

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        Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Durham, NC

        I worked at Fidelity Investments for more than a year

        Pros

        Team and culture is good. No pressure.

        Cons

        Too old technologies in tech stack.

        Advice to Management

        Upgrade to new technologies

        Fidelity Investments2019-01-07
      • "Great Place to Work!"

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        Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Great benefits, great culture, great work/life balance, great technology!

        Cons

        Some areas of the company have favoritism. If you find yourself in that situation here, move!

        Fidelity Investments2018-10-05
      • "Good company to work"

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        Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana
        Recommends

        I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Work life balance and good people to work with

        Cons

        Slow growth and limited onsite opportunities.

        Fidelity Investments2018-09-23
      • "Lead Software Engineer"

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        Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore
        Recommends
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        Great place to work. If you are still interested in learning new skills then this place is like an university. You will get almost all the resources you can think of.

        Cons

        They have Good Leaders - But sometimes thier decision seems very personal instead of org. oriented.

        Fidelity Investments2018-09-15
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        "A company to stay"

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        Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Manchester, NH
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Great benefits, friendly environment, everyone is nice and respectful. As long as you finish your tasks, they don't even have to go to the office.

        Cons

        Some teams are quiet and don't have much motivation.

        Fidelity Investments2018-07-31
      • "Awesome Place to work"

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          Current Employee - S S E(Senior Software Engineer) in Bangalore

          I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          All is Well. Provides all the facilities.

          Cons

          None as of now. Nice place to work.

          Advice to Management

          None as of now

          Fidelity Investments2018-08-15
        • "Great Company to Start your Career"

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          Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Durham, NC
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 5 years

          Pros

          Awesome benefits, comfortable working environment. Great leap program if you are college graduates.

          Cons

          Slow promotion - KPI based. Less talk between senior management and base employees.

          Fidelity Investments2018-07-31
        • "Best company to work for"

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          Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore
          Recommends
          Neutral Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          Best company to work for Good training’s Work life balance Learning curve is good

          Cons

          Too much dependency on US management.

          Advice to Management

          Please utilise the skills of the employees properly.

          Fidelity Investments2018-07-18
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