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Sr. Director, Development

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: July 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 : 15 - 25%Job DescriptionCompany Overview: 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.At FIS, we lift economies and communities by advancing the way the world pays, banks and invests. FIS stays ahead of how the world is evolving to power businesses, across banking, merchants and capital markets, to outpace today's fast-changing competitive landscape and help our clients run, grow and achieve more for their business.We want all our people to bring their very best self into work, and that means balancing priorities and passions, at work and at home. We create teams without barriers, fostering creativity and innovation - behaviors that we value in everything we do.About the team We're looking for a Head of Engineering for Banking Core Solutions to join our Banking Solutions Technology Leadership team.The Core Banking business generates over $1B annual revenue through industry leading core banking platforms for Large financial institutions, regional and community banks, and includes flagship products such as IBS, Horizon, Systematics and Profile.Our teams are globally distributed and based across the US and India.We are passionate about our Engineering skills, with a focus on building to scale and building it right. As the leader of this team, you will be shaping the culture while developing and leading the organization with over $50M budget to deliver world class features for our business. As part of this role, you'll help us shape the future of banking and how we build our new strategic assets to deliver highly resilient and feature rich global solutions.What you will be doing: To succeed in this position, you'll require a deep level of engineering leadership experience across technologies in the development of a large enterprise environment. You will work closely with senior business and technical stakeholders to prioritize and deliver solutions, accountable for the delivery of software solutions. You will need to have worked in a global environment and have prior experience of working and managing global teams. That said, the technology is a means and not an end for you; the people you affect and interact with matter the most. You care about the tools used to get the job done, but they don't define you. You love to solve new problems and thrive in an innovative and changing environment.Key responsibilities include:

  • Manages the design, development and maintenance of large scale, enterprise grade solutions serving some of the largest banks and financial institutions in the world.
  • Manages full software development lifecycle including testing, implementation, and auditing.
  • Performs product design, bug verification and beta support which may require research and analysis.
  • Lead the RCA process for major incidents as leads trouble shooting and incident resolution when those issues occur.
  • Experienced in managing large data sets and data development teams
  • Enterprise Platforms and solutions
  • Cloud infrastructure and infrastructure as code
  • Large scale ETL and data transformation
  • Manages work efforts of managers/supervisors with responsibility for hiring, firing, performance appraisals and pay reviews.
  • Identifies and allocates technical resources for client projects within Development. Includes a mix of FTEs assigned to the development organization and purchased resources from other lines of business.
  • Forecasts resource needs based on an analysis of both portfolio and projected client spend.
  • Owns and manages the departmental budget
  • Ensures base applications meet appropriate quality 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.
  • Ensures base applications meet appropriate quality standards.
  • Other related duties assigned as needed.What you bring:
    • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
    • Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills with an ability to work with the wider organization to achieve the desired outcomes
    • Strategic mindset to initiate and drive change within the teams and across the wider organization
    • An engineering leadership skill set that is focused on high quality engineering and an ability to influence, coach, and guide teams
    • An engineering skill set that is focused on quality and a test first philosophy, regardless of the activity
    • An agile mindset where you will drive both your teams and the wider department towards constant improvement
    • Experience of delivering solutions based on micro-services architecture
    • Experience of skills associated with Cloud Technologies, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Test-Driven Development
    • The ability to take on complex technical problems and drive them through to solution
    • An operational mindset that prioritizes quality of services features in conjunction with business features
    • An inquisitive personality that is always looking for constant improvement opportunities
    • A global leadership skillset showing awareness of managing and influencing cross cultural teams and across all levels of the organization
    • Strong mentoring and leadership skills ------------------------------------------------Added bonus if you have:
      • Led organizations using Scaled Agile development framework
      • Experience with Banking industry domain
      • Led organizations as they transformed to a Cloud First, microservices development solutionWhat we will offer you:
        • A multifaceted role with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
        • A modern, international work environment and a dedicated and motivated team
        • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
        • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility, and respectFIS is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive compensation. The pay range for this full-time position is $197,700.00 - $332,140.00 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

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