Conor, Senior Software Engineer Developer
Start Date: January 2005
Prior to joining Fidelity, Conor worked as a DBA and Software Developer in a Fund Management firm.
- What attracted you to Fidelity?
I was interested in working in a large organisation which valued and used IT as a competitive advantage. Fidelity Investments offers IT professionals an opportunity to work in a leading Financial Services IT organisation.
- What’s the best thing about being part of Fidelity?
I have an opportunity to meet and work with a wide variety of people with different backgrounds and different skill sets. Being part of a large team like this means, you have a large support network to help you complete your projects successfully as there is a wealth of knowledge available to you from within the organization and team. In short the people make this a great place to work.
- What’s most rewarding about your job?
You get a taste of the Fund Management industry and how IT is an integral part of how it works. The projects are challenging but that’s what makes it great.
- To be successful at Fidelity you need….
A positive outlook and a get up and go approach to life. Make things happen for yourself. The help is there you just need to use it.
- How would you describe your colleagues?
Hard working, committed and supportive.
- Life at Fidelity is…..
What you make of it. The organization is so big and there are tremendous opportunities available.
- How has Fidelity supported your development?
Training is continuous at Fidelity. I have attended a wide range of technical and non-technical courses for personal development. Feedback on projects and participation in team initiatives has also contributed to my personal development.