Fidelity Investments

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Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Durham, NC
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Durham, NC

I worked at Fidelity Investments as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

Nice benefits for permanent employees, interesting technologies

Cons

Some of the managers lack experience, lots of legacy code.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I think they would benefit by improving their process for keeping up with technology. They touch the same code over and over without moving to newer technology and methods

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Highly political, bureaucratic environment

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Westlake, TX
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Westlake, TX

    I have been working at Fidelity Investments part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Fitness reimbursement; online training courses

    Cons

    You're position is not "confirmed" until after your 1 year anniversary but HR does not tell you that, until then, watch your back, they will look for ways to make your life miserable enough to make you want to quit or give an excuse you don't deserve a bonus. Full of bureaucracy, unless you're in the "in" crowd, you're pretty much on your own.
    The workplace is like the Olympics, employees compete with each other to reach the gold medal, Don't expect you will get the kind of support you need from your peers or manager, it's not for the faint hearted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please keep track of how your managers are running their department and their areas of responsibilities.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Great work experience

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    Former Employee - Senior Information Architect in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Information Architect in Boston, MA

    I worked at Fidelity Investments as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great environment to do design work, very flexible schedule, easy to stay in touch and share documents via conferencing system. Great team to work with.

    Cons

    Relies too much on contractors that can be disposed of at will.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Avoid firing contractors days before Christmas even if you need to do budget cuts. It's bad enough to be hired and fired on an ad hoc basis.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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