Innovation Business Director

| Greater Denver Area
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About the centralized innovation & incubation team at FIS

Our vision is to make FIS the industry-leading provider of platforms and services for companies to build and run financial applications. To help realize this vision, FIS has created a centralized innovation & incubation team.

The innovation & incubation team will transform new product and business concepts into sustainable, organic growth opportunities while building a strong culture of intrapreneurship across FIS. Operating within a product innovation framework, the team vets, tests, and incubates new ventures for successful commercial integration.

Joining this team will put you at the forefront of fintech innovation. The products delivered by the innovation & incubation team will impact the FIS product suite and drive significant value back to the business. Most importantly, your work will shape the future financial services landscape.

Our team is made up of builders and you should be no exception!

Job description

You will be responsible for driving the mission critical partnership between this team and FIS's business units (BUs), with the charter of unlocking value that provides our ventures with an unfair advantage for success. You will develop relationships with BU leadership to stay up to date on their latest business models, internal operations, flagship products, and customer/channel dynamics. You will represent the voice of the business at every stage of the team’s innovation and incubation process to ensure go-to-market considerations leverage existing FIS capabilities wherever possible. The relationships you build internally to manage access to partners and customers will be critical components to crafting, developing, vetting and incubating disruptive ventures that will continually shape the future financial services landscape. We are looking for a self-driven builder who is obsessed with delivering results!

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain relationships with FIS BU leadership to stay knowledgeable on BU strategy and facilitate access to teams, customers, and product vision
  • Unlock the advantages FIS business units can offer our new ventures, including accessibility to well-developed customer, channel, and partner relationships
  • Serve as the primary contact for business units to the team
  • Be the expert on primary business units within FIS including key partners, customers, business model, flagship products, industry trends, and sales KPIs and compensation structures
  • Become the “voice of the business” to the team throughout the innovation and incubation process and provide insights on go-to-market and commercialization considerations
  • Manage access to FIS partners and customers for innovation research and feedback through internal account manager relationships

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience on a sales/sales ops/strategy/partner/product team focused on banking technology, capital markets technology, and/or payments
  • Demonstrated results in building relationships across teams to advance business outcomes
  • Strong experience working directly with customers and partners
  • Successful history of developing go-to-market strategies for business products
  • Ability to gather input and
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to shape and develop the role over time

Nice to have

  • Prior experience with a top-tier management or strategy consulting firm
  • MBA from a top-tier program
  • Prior experience with innovation or disruptive growth programs
  • Prior experience with design thinking

What we offer you

  • Ownership of your role and responsibilities, impact on an innovative product pipeline, and the ability to shape the future of fintech
  • The opportunity to create solutions for some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
  • A work environment built on trust, accountability, collaboration, curiosity, fearlessness, kindness and respect
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Technology we use

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    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Our Denver office is located in the Tech Center at Belleview & I-25, and our pictureqsue Durango office is nestled alongside the Animas River.

An Insider's view of FIS

What's something quirky about your company?

We love to dance at company parties and picnics.

We love to give "High 5s" and shout-outs for people that go above and beyond and "rock!"

Wendy Graham

Training and Careeer Development

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm excited to launch our 2019 Rewards of Better Business Banker referral campaign. We'll combine the successes of our 2018 campaign with new incentives for 2019, to grow the volume of qualified referral submissions from banks. Our goal is a culture of support for account executives and bankers with easy access to tools and impactful conversations.

Diana Quetti

Channel Demand Marketing Analyst, FInancial Solutions

What is your vision for the company?

We’re passionate about being the partner for connected commerce for businesses around the world and we’re creating a company culture where colleagues grow and thrive, while having fun along the way. Our teams collaborate to seamlessly serve our global customers and each colleague plays a critical role as we proudly advance the ways the world pays.

Kelly Beatty

Senior Leader, Strategic Program Management

What are FIS Perks + Benefits

FIS Benefits Overview

Taking care of our colleagues means that our customers, company, and communities are well taken care of, too. That’s why we’re always looking for attractive benefit offerings to support our colleagues and their families. In addition to competitive medical/dental/vision plans, life insurance and disability coverage to take care of basic needs, there’s also opportunities to participate in a stock purchase plan, have 401(k) deferrals matched, receive HSA seed money, earn wellness incentives, and even have your charitable contributions matched – just to name a few.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We love to make a difference in the community! Some favorite local causes include Brent's Place, The Ronald McDonald House, The United Way, The Food Bank of the Rockies and Habitat for Humanity.
Partners with Nonprofits
Some favorite local causes include Brent's Place, The Ronald McDonald House, The United Way, The Food Bank of the Rockies and Habitat for Humanity.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
African American Network, Women's Network, Young Professionals Group, LGBTQ Organization (GLOW), WorldpayGives, Worldpay Social Committee, and the list goes on!
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Worldpay's Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for medical, dental, prescription or vision care expenses for you and your dependents
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Enrollment in the Worldpay dental plan provides access to two networks. You can select any dentist, but staying in the networks will cost you less.
Vision Benefits
Enrollment in the Worldpay vision plan provides access to two networks. With each, you receive discounts on eye exams, frames, lenses, contacts and vision correction surgery.
Health Insurance Benefits
Worldpay offers four medical plans - one PPO plan and three Consumer (HSA-eligible) plans. All plans offer preventive care covered at 100%.
Life Insurance
In addition to the basic life insurance provided to you by Worldpay, you can also opt for supplemental life insurance which offers another layer of protection to help meet your family's needs.
Wellness Programs
Wellness365 is a fun and rewarding way to make small changes toward better health every day. Set your interests to get personalized daily tips on nutrition, exercise, stress, sleep and much more.
Onsite Gym
Can't make it to your favorite fitness class or need to de-stress before facing the world? We have a large, well-equipped gym onsite that will help you keep you with your fitness goals!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Colleagues are eligible to participate in the Worldpay 401(k) plan immediately upon hire. Choose from traditional pre-tax 401(k), or pre-tax or Roth catch-up contributions or a combination of both.
401(K) Matching
Worldpay matches 100% of the first 5% of deferrals on a per paycheck basis. And the best part - the match is immediately 100% vested!
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
We offer eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase shares of Worldpay stock at a 15% discount off the market closing stock price on the day of purchase.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Acme Co. provides Subsidized child care.
Generous Parental Leave
FMLA-eligible colleagues are eligible for up to 120 hours of paid time off to recover from childbirth and to care for and bond with their newborn or newly adopted child.
Family Medical Leave
The Family and Medical Leave Act provides up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave for your own medical condition, or for the care of a spouse, child or parent who has a serious medical condition.
Adoption Assistance
An adoption reimbursement benefit is offered to full-time colleagues who have been employed for at least one year. This one-time, per person benefit helps to cover various adoption-related expenses.
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Our generous PTO plan allows colleagues to enjoy time away from work and promotes a healthy life balance. PTO can also be used for illness days and unexpected emergencies.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Worldpay encourages all colleagues to pursue continuing education or to work toward a degree in their field.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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