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Global RTP - Head of Engineering

Job Description

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.

About the Global Real-Time Payments team at FIS

Our vision is to help enable FIS to establish a leading position in the Real-Time Payments market across the globe.

Joining this team will put you at the forefront of fintech innovation. You will be able to be a part of the launch and scaling of a best in class product platform (Worldpay Realnet) leveraging FIS assets and capabilities and drive significant value back to the business. Most importantly, your work will shape the future of faster and real-time payments.

Our team is made up of experienced, innovative, agile, financial technology builders and you should be no exception!

What you will be doing

This role is critical to the success of the Global Real-Time Payments team. We are starting from scratch, building and investing heavily in creating, defining, and delivering the RealNet product platform that will define the future of Real-Time Payments. You will build and develop a team of high-performance engineers that will build a best-in-class real-time payment platform. You will work closely with other FIS partners in product, infrastructure, security, compliance, and line of business to help achieve this goal.
  • Build and manage a team of top-tier engineers; full-stack, front/back-end, cloud native, micro-service design.
  • Participate in the process to define the architectural vision and work with the product group to establish the product roadmap from launch to scale; including defining long-term goals and strategies
  • Provide expert technical guidance to all functional areas, including strategy, operations, product, infrastructure, and security
  • Effectively align resources to achieve key business priorities, including appropriate scope, high quality and timely product releases
  • Work with the enterprise architectural team to implement security and architectural guidelines within the product
  • Build and scale an efficient and SaaS-based and agile end-to-end application infrastructure, with best practices in software delivery
  • Partner with FIS cloud services and security teams to ensure compliance with all FIS standards and best practices

What you bring
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in leading SaaS-based, Cloud Native, Micro-service, agile design
  • Experience building highly scalable, fault-tolerant Java platforms
  • A solid portfolio of products that you directly worked on and delivered to market
  • A love for leading and developing engineering talent. A leader committed to overcoming obstacles to achieve commercial goals
  • Strong bias for action and willingness to get involved in every stage of the discovery process
  • High proficiency with cloud services (e.g.:AWS), modern JS frameworks (e.g.: React, Angular, NodeJS), SQL and NoSQL DBMS (e.g.: SQL Server, Postgresql, Mysql, Redis, MongoDB), Object oriented development, native and/or hybrid mobile development, REST based microservice APIs, DevOps & CI/CD
Nice to Have
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Scale Agile Framework for Enterprises (SAFe)
  • Information security experience and/or certifications
  • Prior working experience in start-up environment or corporate innovation team
  • Track record of success in companies of various sizes and structures
  • Experience working in highly collaborative Agile environment
  • Fintech experience
What we offer you
  • Ownership of your role and the ability to drive the design of our products going forward
  • Impact on an innovative product pipeline, and the opportunity to shape the future of fintech
  • Opportunity to shape and influence an innovative culture
  • Work closely with teams that are creating solutions for some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
  • A work environment built on accountability, creativity, collaboration, curiosity, fearlessness, kindness and respect

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EEOC Statement

FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here

For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

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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