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Director of Data Science



Data Science
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Asset Management Technology, Quant Development Data Science Team is seeking a highly motivated and technically proficient Director of Data Science who is passionate about applying new AI technologies in the finance domain. This individual will act as the technical lead, collaborating with investment professionals (such as quants and portfolio managers) as well as engineers to prototype, develop, and deliver cutting edge investment solutions.

The role is available in Boston, MA;


  • An advanced degree or equivalent experience in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Computational Statistics, Operations Research, Machine Learning or related technical fields.
  • 6+ years of prior work experience with text data and advanced natural language processing (NLP).
  • Hands-on experience in most of the following: Knowledge Graphs, Graph Learning, Generative AI, Large Language Models (LLMs) applications, and Information Retrieval.
  • Experience in Deep Learning engineering.
  • Proficiency in agile coding principles and expertise in writing high-quality Python modules.
  • Proficiency in developing supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms.
  • Knowledge of model evaluation, tuning, performance, operationalization, scalability of scientific techniques, and establishing decision strategies.
  • Experience in evaluating and deciding on the use of new or existing tools for a project.
  • Experience in projects with large-scale, multi-dimensional databases, business infrastructure, and multi-functional teams.
  • Proficient programming skills in Python and SQL.
  • Ability to translate technical topics to non-technical audiences.
  • Passionate about staying ahead of the industry with the latest advancements in AI and machine learning and eager to drive innovation.


The Quant technology team is at the frontier of Fidelity Technology and delivers scalable, innovative, industry-leading investment tools that enable Asset Management to achieve a global advantage. Our work in this groundbreaking initiative will contribute significantly to Asset Management's investment performance and scale and efficiency objectives.


At Fidelity, we are passionate about making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want! We are 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 our commitment to our associates. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com. Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.