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API Technical Lead 2 Locations


Job Description

We are FIS. Our technology powers the world’s economy and our teams bring innovation to life. We champion diversity to deliver the best products and solutions for our colleagues, clients and communities. If you’re ready to start learning, growing and making an impact with a career in fintech, we’d like to know: Are you FIS?

The API Technical Lead for FIS Digital Platform is a technical lead role responsible for one or more agile teams within the Banking Platform Services organization. This role is responsible for leading engineering delivery on strategic initiatives within a large organization while ensuring compliance with company policies, regulations, governance requirements, functional, and non-functional requirements for a given project.

This role reports directly to the Director of API Engineering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a servant leader for agile teams in the engineering space, helping to raise issues, resolve conflicts, clear blockers, and enable efficient work.

  • Lead software initiatives within the Banking Platform Services engineering teams, in close alignment with quality engineering leadership, to deliver high-quality, scalable solutions to the market.

  • Participate in the career development of other team members, providing mentoring on new technologies and complex issues, and helping managers guide career growth for team members.

  • Provide leadership for your management team, leading multiple agile teams in delivery of key company initiatives, with a focus on API-enabled banking services.

  • Participating in planning and budget processes.

  • Work with principal engineers, architects, POs, and other stakeholders to build world-class services across a global team.

Base Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.

  • 5+ years of experience in leading software engineering teams with a focus on RESTful APIs and micro-services.

  • Experience managing forecasting of software development team costs and estimating projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate activities across cross-functional teams, negotiate complex situations, and generate successful outcomes for teams.

  • Advanced knowledge of full SDLC and best practices for large scale software products, with a focus on APIs/web services and design patterns.

  • Team player, ready to collaborate with peers to manage dependencies, ensuring projects remain on time, within budget, and meet quality standards.

  • Problem solver who can navigate complex issues independently and craft solutions, make informed decisions, and communicate with partners and stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in computer science or related field.

  • Experience leading API teams.

  • Banking domain experience

What we offer you:
A career at FIS is more than just a job. It’s the change 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

FIS is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive compensation. The pay range for this full-time position is $123,810.00 - $207,980.00 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 Statement

FIS 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 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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