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Electronic Trading Product Owner, Fidelity Digital Assets℠



Jersey City, NJ, USA
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

Job Description:

Fidelity Digital Assets is dedicated to building products and services that help institutions adopt digital assets and innovate within the increasingly digital world of finance. Fidelity Investments began researching blockchain technology and digital assets solutions in 2014, where years of research and development have provided us with the deep expertise necessary to build the future of finance. As a Crypto Trading Product Owner / Squad Lead on the Fidelity Digital Assets Product Delivery team you would have the opportunity to directly contribute towards this future.

The Role

We’re looking for a collaborative, team-focused, trading knowledgeable Product Owner with phenomenal interpersonal skills with experience in designing and managing electronic trading products such as agency trading algorithms, smart order routing and crossing engine that can work across business and technology departments and teams to build a next-generation low-latency trading platform. This role has the unique opportunity to design and deliver trading platform capabilities and solutions.

The Product Owner for this team will ensure alignment on the “what” and “when” work is to be performed through ongoing planning and management of a roadmap that serves Fidelity Digital Assets Product and Operations teams. You partner to reconcile cross squad dependencies while taking full ownership of the product backlog that enables effective delivery. You work closely with your delivery team, in an agile structure, to deliver trading solutions that drive efficiency and effectiveness against defined trading product objectives and the squad mission. You engage squad members to share their input, deliver on sprint commitments, continuously improve, innovate, experiment, learn and celebrate success. You ensure releases are of high quality and implemented seamlessly by ensuring business readiness. You are committed to developing others and yourself to ensure the latest thinking and knowledge is integrated into the culture of the squad.

This role requires a dedicated, committed, and passionate leader who has experience with:

  • Designing and managing electronic trading platforms including algorithmic trading, smart order routing and internalization / matching engine.

  • Is proficient in being able to extract and analyze data using SQL and other query languages.

  • Experience and interest in market structure – crypto, FX or equities.

  • Passionate about execution quality – being able to define and manage to asset class appropriate execution quality standards.

  • Have experience and understanding of electronic trading protocols – e.g. FIX

  • Inspire and empower the squad through a shared mission and roadmap that aligns the work they do and the value they deliver to the partners they support.

  • Guide the team by serving as the voice of the client/partner towards high value, high quality execution.

  • Clearly communicate impediments, progress and results against established objectives and KPIs towards successful delivery of agreed upon business, technology, and people results.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with Technology Engineering Management and Scrum Masters to build squad capacity and capability that cultivates a growth mindset

  • Make informed trade-off decisions to strike the right balance between quality, cost, and timelines.

  • Improve value delivery and delivery excellence from planning through implementation.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or any quantitative / analytical training a plus

  • 7+ years of combined experience working with trading platforms, and/or leading agile teams

  • Jira and Jira Align experience preferred

  • Experience in financial services, trading APIs, cryptocurrency trading and custody a plus

  • Roadmap Management - skilled at defining and managing roadmaps that align business, data, and technology objectives by using quantitative and qualitative approaches to understand, sequence and prioritize needs

  • Discovery - crafting current/future state diagrams, process flows, use cases that position prioritized areas for delivery success

  • Planning – experience planning across teams for dependency alignment and facilitating quarterly planning activities that effectively break down work towards sprint goals

  • Backlog Ownership – owns the backlog to ensure epics and stories are clear and concise with well-defined business value and acceptance criteria. Ensure backlog readiness for upcoming sprints

  • Quality Execution – attention to detail with unwavering dedication to quality that is not limited to sign off. Ensure business readiness that ultimately delivers a seamless implementation.

  • Partnerships - develop positive relationships and champion a collaborative team environment

  • Leadership – demonstrated expertise of leading, influencing, and motivating colleagues without formal authority with a track record of building engaged and empowered teams

  • Management – able to delegate, coach and deliver feedback to Business Analysts and/or Associate Product Owners that may report directly to you. Prioritize management responsibilities and support that cultivates associate growth and career development.

The Team

The Fidelity Digital Assets Product Delivery team is central to enhancing and delivering platform capabilities that serve Fidelity Digital Assets Institutional clients and platform consumers to offer Digital Asset products to their customers. Members of our team are highly dynamic, team-oriented and partner with each other, business partners and their squads. We lead by example, seek to continuously improve, deliver creative solutions that solve complex challenges and/or advance the business, and seek to increase the value we provide through our product delivery practice.


The base salary range for this position is $81,000-$137,000 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.