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Tech Architect- .Net

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 team

Worldpay by FIS is building a community of engineers to develop and then commoditise a catalogue of enterprise wide consumable products that can easily and repeatably be scaled and deployed across our global Merchant Cloud & Automation Services (MCAS) architecture. The products you develop will help drive our organisation towards our strategic principle 'Cloud First' and our successes will be measured through the continued adoption of our MCAS products and services. Operating within a collaborative SAFe environment, we aim to deliver effective solutions focussed on business value.


• Distributed Systems, Kafka, Cassandra
• Documents and publishes appropriate architecture principles and standards, position papers, blueprints, best practices, patterns and frameworks.
• Defines, constructs, supports and provides training for enterprise frameworks.
• Defines and maintains a library of functional component models within and across FIS product lines.
• Documents functional product solutions for key FIS product strategy and product management initiatives leveraging defined functional component model libraries and the defined product line architecture roadmap.
• Documents functional product solutions for key FIS financial services sales opportunities leveraging defined functional component model libraries and the defined product line architecture roadmap.
• Maintains a catalogue of reusable functional application components consumable across applications and product lines.
• Reviews functional and technical designs to identify areas of risk and/or missing requirements.
• Acts as tie breaker on design decisions.
• Documents and communicates opportunities to leverage inter-project synergies, application and enterprise software or infrastructure asset re-use and opportunities to expose application assets for enterprise consumption.
• Communicates system architecture to technical and business audiences.
• Other related duties assigned as needed.

Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. Post-graduate education desired.

Essential Skills-

At least 10-14yrs of excellent .Net platform experience.

Good understanding of DB designing practices, Knowledge of distributed systems and Message brokers like KAFKA, NoSQL concepts or exposure to DBs like Cassandra, Design Patterns, SOLID principles
Must have led technology direction for multiple projects and led or presented architecture concepts outside realm of immediate workgroup
Demonstrated experience as application development system designer or technical lead on many "very large", i.e., 10,000 hours or more spanning more than 6 months projects
May also require one or more of the following experience requirements:
Five or more years working in a distributed and heterogeneous computing environment (ZOS, UNIX, Windows)
Five or more years demonstrated experience in working with relational (and/or hierarchical) databases
Five or more years demonstrated experience in modern software application technologies
Successful design and implementation of applications in a shared service bureau environment
Experience in building On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP), batch and reporting systems
Experience in using Unified Modeling Language (UML) for Object Modeling
Experience in building robust and scalable infrastructure architectures (telephony systems, network services, web farms, multiple-node systems, etc.

• Knowledge of FIS products and services
• Knowledge of financial services industry
• In-depth knowledge of end-to-end systems development life cycles including waterfall, iterative and other modern approaches to software development
• 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
• May require a thorough understanding of design patterns and their application
• May require a thorough understanding of Model-View-Controller design patterns for web applications
• May require a fluency in developing and understanding sequence diagrams, class models, etc.
• May require in-depth knowledge of networking, computing platform, storage, database, security, middleware, network and systems management, and related infrastructure technologies and practices

Career level role. Moderate skills with high level of proficiency. Focuses primarily on one of the four architecture disciplines typically within a single business group. Uses best practices and knowledge of technologies and processes that are appropriate for the architecture discipline the incumbent is assigned to improve FIS products and/or services. Works under general supervision with latitude for independent judgment. Works on small to large, complex projects that require increased skill in multiple technical environments. Possesses knowledge in a specific business area. Works on one or more projects as a team member or occasionally as a project lead. May coach junior technical staff. May consult with senior peers on certain projects. Typically requires four or more years of systems development.

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