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Updated 8 Jun 2019

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Fidelity Investments CEO Abby Johnson
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186 Ratings
  1. "Software Engineer"

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      Former Employee - Software Engineer/Developer 

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

      Pros

      Good working environment, Work life balance, work from home option and safe environment

      Cons

      Less fun activities or engagement with employees

      Fidelity Investments2017-02-07
    • "Software Engineer"

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      Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good work culture and management

      Cons

      Very few technical growth and organisational growth

      Fidelity Investments2019-06-02
    • Helpful (1)

      "review about fidelity investments company"

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      Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      i dont know, i dont know

      Cons

      It's a call center not engineering company. It's top heavy company. More management than who are useful people. Pace over perfection is Mantra which is nonsense. They just do for the sake of doing and saving their you know, and not for the sake of work. Recently they wasted 27 million dollars during adoption of third party vendor product. They could not identify until later stages it was not the product for their need....

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      Advice to Management

      you cant change

      Fidelity Investments2019-06-08
    • "Solid culture but held back by"

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      Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Raleigh, NC
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      - Modern tech stack - Challenging projects - Good, fun people - Starbucks, cafeteria, and gym on-site

      Cons

      - Massive company so solving problems outside of your team can be difficult i.e. services go down and you have no idea who to contact - Communicating with offshore teams is annoying and incredibly inefficient - General corporate bureaucracy

      Fidelity Investments2019-05-22
    • "Freshers"

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      Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Good for Freshers Enough pay for livelihood Easy to work with teams Great work/life balance

      Cons

      Work is too slow Some managers are like school teachers. Time bound

      Advice to Management

      Please specify the job role when you hire students from colleges.

      Fidelity Investments2019-05-10
    • "Software Engineer"

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      Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good culture, work life balance and benefits

      Cons

      Below average pay, progression can be slow, some teams are stuck in older tech and habits.

      Fidelity Investments2019-05-15
    • "Generic Review of life at Fidelity"

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      Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Bangalore
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      -Good opportunities but you need to look out for them. -Keep moving between teams to be up to date. -Flexible in terms of vacations and WFH

      Cons

      -Off late too much scrutiny on vacations/timings etc. -Not using edge technologies in teams except certain teams. -Lack of good projects in India

      Fidelity Investments2019-05-14
    • "Job review - okay but not challenging"

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      Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Job security is high Good culture Decent compensation

      Cons

      Lots of legacy work Promotions take quite long

      Fidelity Investments2019-05-13
    • Helpful (1)

      "50/50"

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      Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer 

      I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Great benefits, bonus, 401k plan

      Cons

      Constant [hidden]layoffs based on targeted salary range/# of years in the company

      Fidelity Investments2019-05-06
    • "Nice company"

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        Former Employee - Associate Software Engineer 

        I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time

        Pros

        Nice culture, plenty learning opportunities

        Cons

        Office location is not the best

        Fidelity Investments2019-05-08
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