Technical Venture Architect, Innovation

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Position Type :

Full time

Type Of Hire :

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)

Education Desired :

Bachelor of Computer Science

Travel Percentage :

0%

Job Description

About the Innovation & Incubation Team at FIS – Impact Labs  

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 called FIS Impact Labs. The Impact Labs 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. This team is where ideas are hatched and next generation fintech becomes reality. The products delivered by the Impact Labs 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

This role is critical to the success of the Impact Labs team. We are seeking the world-class architects who have repeatedly demonstrated the ability to scope and deliver modern software, build prototypes of new and emerging technologies, and lift their fellow software engineers to new standards. You will be joining an ultra-fast paced and high-performing team tasked with prototyping entirely new fintech concepts and taking them from new idea through design, build, and execution. We are developers who love prototyping and exploring new technology and business ideas!

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the innovation process, bringing your unique technical view on new concepts to the table
  • Prototype new concepts
  • Design systems necessary to bring ideas to fruition
  • Apply your varied experience to the full-stack development process
  • Be decisive on what technologies are needed to prototype a concept
  • Provide technology-centered documentation (including presentations) for prototype stakeholders
  • Work to deliver prototype handoffs to appropriate divisions within FIS
  • Act as a true partner for your teammates, regardless of their (or your) experience level

General Requirements

  • Be a builder!
  • Serially curious
  • 5+ years of software design, development, and delivery experience
  • 3+ years of software architecture experience
  • Experience working with large and small development teams both collaboratively onsite and with remote coworkers/teams
  • A growth mindset and the ability to genuinely embrace challenges and persist in the face of setbacks
  • Understanding of what it takes to deliver secure, stable, and reusable components that a proper code foundation can leverage
  • Ability to document and diagram architectures in a clear, easy-to-understand manner
  • Relevant experience in a high growth environment
  • Passion for creativity and an ability to think outside the box
  • Ability and desire to learn new technologies on the fly
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially to non-technical audiences
  • Keep job knowledge up to date by studying new software, frameworks, and techniques
  • Experience mentoring their software development team and elevating the group’s standards and abilities

Technology Requirements

  • Foundation in vanilla JavaScript/TypeScript (at least ECMAScript 8)
  • Experience with at least one modern front-end framework (React, Angular, Vue, etc.)
  • Experience with modern JavaScript tooling (Grunt, webpack, JSLint, Jest, Mocha, etc.)
  • Experience translating high-fidelity prototypes (such as PSDs or Figma) into HTML/CSS using common CSS Frameworks
  • Experience with at least one modern back-end stack/framework (.NET, .NET Core, Java, Kotlin, Node.js, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with modern, performant API standards and design (REST, GraphQL, etc.) – our ideal candidate has consumed the APIs of others and developed their own
  • Experience with relational (SQL) and non-relational (NoSQL) database design, implementation, and maintenance (including modern caching strategies)
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, system design, and algorithms
  • Experience implementing modern cloud architecture in at least one major cloud provider (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)
  • Strong experience with Git
  • Experience managing an integrated code management platform (GitHub, GitLab, Azure DevOps, etc.)
  • Experience managing a CI/CD pipeline (GitHub Actions, GitLab, Azure DevOps, Drone, etc.)
  • Experience working on an Agile team

Attributes that will push your application to the top of the stack

  • Strong experience elevating the performance of a software development team
  • Prior experience with innovation, accelerator/venture teams, or startups
  • Background or experience in fintech
  • Demonstrated public presence in open-source software community (GitHub, Stack Overflow, etc.)

What we offer you

  • A high-visibility, high-impact role
  • 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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View our benefits here: https://cdn.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/FIGLUS/documents/2021BenefitsSnapshot-1611561721803.pdf The posted salary range describes the minimum to maximum range for this job description in the state of Colorado. The salary range is posted in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act. The salary range for this same position may be lower or higher in markets outside of Colorado.$107,610 - 180,790

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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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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
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
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
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
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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