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Cloud Architect

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS, you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.


FIS is looking for a Cloud Architect to join our IST Development Team in Toronto, Canada. This position will work with our Application Architects to move our current IST payment applications into Cloud environments and enhance the application into a more cloud native solution. Will also interface with our FIS internal cloud team to make sure the cloud architecture is in line with FIS policies and cloud strategies.


Porting current IST applications to Cloud environments, building a highly available, reliable, secure and scalability solution which can be deployed for uses within FIS or within our clients' cloud environment. Defining Cloud architecture and strategy to evolve the IST payment application in the cloud.
  • Design and develop highly available, scalable, secure, high performance payment system solutions in Cloud environments, predominantly in Microsoft Azure but knowledge of other cloud providers also helpful.
  • Deployment of applications into cloud environments using Terraform
  • Microservice based solutions in Kubernetes (AKS) or docker, autoscaling.
  • Monitor cloud-based solutions such as ELK, Grafana, Prometheus, Splunk
  • Communication and networking in cloud environments
  • Sizing and costing of cloud infrastructure and environments
  • Participate in the design of automation architecture for cloud delivery in Azure and AWS
  • Collaborate with software engineers to understand their requirements and assist them consuming CI/CD infrastructure tools
  • Make independent design and architectural decisions without supervision
  • Proactively identify, mitigate and resolve technical risks and issues
  • Interface with stakeholders at several levels, from executive management to technical staff, to provide advanced technical leadership and to report status on ongoing initiatives

  • Cloud-based experience, including experience working with Azure, AWS or similar technologies
  • Knowledge of Terraform other cloud deployment tools
  • In-depth knowledge of end-to-end systems development life cycles including waterfall and Agile.
  • Proficiency in solutions design and requirements definition disciplines leveraging model driven design-based tools and techniques including conceptual solution component models, business process models, use cases, etc.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization, e.g., executive, management, individual contributors
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, team and time management skills
  • Ability to persuade and influence others on the best approach to take
  • Ability to estimate work effort for project sub-plans or small projects and ensure the project is successfully completed
  • Positive outlook, strong work ethic and responsive to internal and external customers and contacts
  • Willingly and successfully fulfills the role of teacher, mentor and coach
  • Hands-on expert in several technologies or technical areas
  • Can quickly learn and apply new technologies
  • Analyze current technologies used within the company and determine ways to improve
  • You are looking to join our team and build a long-term career with FIS
  • Financial technology industry experience
  • Previous Software development experience
  • Knowledge of Database solutions (oracle, Postgress, Redis)

At FIS, we value new ideas and we pride ourselves on providing a wide-range of opportunities for professional growth in a fast-paced environment. FIS offers an open-minded collaborative culture with enthusiastic technologists. A true partner. We are dedicated to our team members and our customers equally. We strive to create an environment to help you succeed.

Additional Perks and Benefits such as:
  • A generous paid time off program in which the benefits increase along with your tenure
  • Health coverage offered for you and your family through Health/Vision/Dental/Insurance plans
  • 401K with company contribution and Employee Stock Purchase Program with company match
  • Company Paid Volunteer Day
  • FIS Gives Back Program - charitable events and activities to help support our local community

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Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.


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