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Director, Software Development

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Seattle
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Position Type : Full time Type Of Hire : Experienced (relevant combo of work and education) Education Desired : Bachelor of Computer Science Travel Percentage : 10 - 15%Job DescriptionAs the world works and lives faster, FIS is leading the way.-- Our fintech solutions touch nearly every market, company and person on the planet. Our teams are inclusive and diverse. Our colleagues work together and celebrate together. If you want to advance the world of fintech, we'd like to ask you: Are you FIS?--* NOTE: Candidates must reside in the Greater Seattle area. The team will come together for project kickoffs, key Agile ceremonies, joint design sessions, and other meetings that will require in-person attendance. *About the team:--The Platform Engineering team is dedicated to evolving both our products and our modes of customer engagement for the dynamic financial services landscape. Our platform vision is enabling a connected FIS. The full breadth of our offering is unlocked for Institutions, Merchants, eCommerce, FinTech's and Innovators - powered by platform capabilities built on the latest technologies and design patterns.-- The team works closely with business, product, and operation teams to accelerate our platform journey. We are looking for hands-on leaders that can drive innovation while implementing industry leading platform capabilities.----About the role:The Development Director - Enabling Interfaces will be responsible for development and delivery including Developer Portal, Marketplace, Onboarding, Dashboard, Billing, and Deployment views.---The Platform Delivery team works closely in conjunction with the Product Management, Enablement, Architecture, and Platform Services teams to build a platform for exciting new products and services. You will lead a team of developers and engineers who are responsible for designing, developing, and delivering these shared capabilities, ensuring they meet functional and non-functional requirements such as scalability, reliability, and performance. What you will be doing:This role is highly challenging, yet satisfying, and provides a fantastic opportunity to lead the platform journey at FIS:------

  • Designs and develops software product applications for market sale or large-scale proprietary software applications for internal use.----
  • Manages full software development lifecycle including testing, implementation, and auditing.--
  • Performs product design, bug verification and beta support which may require research and analysis.--
  • Resolves critical issues and contributes to the business unit/area development.--
  • Manages work efforts of managers/supervisors with responsibility for hiring, firing, performance appraisals and pay reviews.--
  • Identifies and allocates technical resources, e.g., developers and engineers to client projects within Development.----
  • Forecasts resource needs based on an analysis of both portfolio and projected client spend.--
  • Maximizes both utilization and profitability of assigned team of resources' billable time.--
  • Ensures applications meet appropriate quality and security standards.--
  • Adheres to the departmental application development and client delivery process standards.--
  • Provides input on product direction to product managers.--
  • Coordinates with industry compliance consultants and product managers to verify applications meet regulatory compliance.--
  • Ensures proper application of technology.--
  • Wears a customer hat during development of solutions.--
  • Work closely with the UX test to ensure an industry leading experience.----
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the platform's development, including timelines, resource requirements, and deliverables.--
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product, marketing, and engineering teams, to ensure seamless integration and delivery of the platform's core functionality and third-party services.--
  • Develop and manage the marketplace where third-party providers can publish additional services and applications.--
  • Build and lead a highly motivated and skilled development team, ensuring the team has the necessary resources, tools, and support to deliver high-quality work on time and within budget.--What you will need:--
    • Curiosity and problem-solving skills--
    • Ability to navigate through ambiguity and complexities--
    • 10 years of experience with minimum of 5 years of development management experience in a leadership role--
    • Proven track record of managing and delivering complex fintech projects and initiatives--
    • Significant knowledge of software development and delivery pipelines, software testing, databases and technical documentation.----
    • Experience with agile and scrum methodologies and DevOps environments with high degree of automation of CI/CD pipelines, build promotions and code quality testing--
    • Skill in project management, organization, communications, analytical and people skills--
    • Skill in leading, supervising and managing effectively under pressure--
    • Skill in development and delivery utilizing the public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP)--
    • Ability to be comfortable interacting with executive level clients--
    • Ability to analyze client's business needs and determine related information services support--
    • Ability to maintain positive working relationship with clients--
    • Ability to manage multiple projects, activities, and problem areas--
    • Ability to delegate projects to qualified subordinates as appropriate--
    • Ability to lead, direct and manage effectively--
    • Ability to operate independently--
    • Ability to exhibit solid decision-making and problem solving skills--
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing--
    • Ability to navigate through ambiguity and complexities----
    • Ability to architect solutions using industry standard methodologies--
    • Familiar with agile and scrum methodologies----
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management in an organized, professional manner--
    • Knowledge of Microservices Architecture and design, REST APIs, Security, Testing, and deployments in high throughput environments--
    • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as Angular 6+, TypeScript, NodeJS, NestJS, and Material design.--
    • Familiarity with monorepo based development toolsets such as Nx.--
    • Expertise in developing Reactive Microservices using frameworks, like Akka--
    • Hands-on expertise of common industry frameworks like Spring Boot and Cloud, Rabbit MQ or Kafka, and API Gateways----
    • Experience of working in DevOps environments with high degree of automation of CI/CD pipelines, build promotions and code quality testing--
    • Expertise of using Kubernetes and Dockers for deployments in development, QA, and Production--
    • Experience with Cloud native databases such as PostgreSQL, CosmosDB etc.--
    • Knowledge of database architecture and design of RDBMS, NOSQL databases.--
    • Proficiency in business modeling and requirements definition disciplines through Unified Modeling Language (UML), use cases, etc.--
    • Ability to estimate work effort for project sub-plans for very large to small projects and ensure the project is successfully completed--
    • Other related duties assigned as needed--
    • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to present to all levels of the organization--Educational Requirements:--
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. Post-graduate education preferred.----Added bonus if you have:--
        • Experience in financial services and fast paced innovation team highly desirable--
        • Knowledge of FIS' products and services.--
        • Knowledge of financial services industry or FinTechs.--
        • Knowledge and experience with Banking or Card as-a-Service platforms.--
        • Mobile development experience using Android/iOS.--What we offer you:A career at FIS is more than just a job. It's the chance to shape the future of fintech. At FIS, we offer you:
          • A voice in the future of fintech
          • Always-on learning and development
          • Collaborative work environment
          • Opportunities to give back
          • Competitive salary and benefits#PlatformsFIS is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive compensation. The pay range for this full-time position is $185,390.00 - $311,460.00 and reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position based on the posted role, level, and location. Within the range, actual individual starting pay is determined additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Any changes in work location will also impact actual individual starting pay. Please consult with your recruiter about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.Privacy StatementFIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice.EEOC StatementFIS 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 hereFor 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 ModelRecruitment 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.#pridepass

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Seattle , Director, Software Development, IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington

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