GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Analyzes, designs, programs, debugs and modifies software enhancements and / or new products used in local, networked or Internet-
related computer programs. (Code must be used in core version of applications available for sale commercially.)
Interacts with product managers and / or users to define system requirements and / or necessary modifications.
Participates in software design meetings and analyzes user needs to determine technical requirements.
Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements.
Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications using current programming languages and technologies.
Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance.
Trains and communicates with internal Client Training, Client Relationship and Sales teams on systems application.
May be responsible for developing or executing project plans, budgets and schedules and for documenting work and results.
May deliver informational and decision-seeking presentations to technical and business groups to internal and / or external audiences.
Other related duties assigned as needed.
A Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, computer science or other related discipline or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Knowledge of FIS products and services; in-depth knowledge of products and services in assigned line(s) of business
Knowledge of financial services industry
Knowledge of end-to-end systems development life cycles, e.g., waterfall, iterative and other modern approaches to software development
Knowledge of standards relevant to the software industry , e.g., ISO, CMM, Six Sigma
Knowledge of banking practices, regulations and operations within assigned line(s) of business
In-depth understanding of design patterns and their application
Fluency in developing and understanding sequence diagrams, class models, etc.
Proficiency in solutions design and requirements definition disciplines leveraging model driven design based tools and techniques including conceptual solution component models, business process models, use cases, etc.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization, e.
g., executive, management, individual contributors
Excellent analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, team and time management skills
Ability to persuade and influence others on the best approach to take
Ability to estimate work effort for project sub-plans or small projects and ensure the project is successfully completed
Positive outlook, strong work ethic, and responsive to internal and external clients and contacts
Willingly and successfully fulfills the role of teacher, mentor and coach
May require in-depth knowledge of networking, computing platform, storage, database, security, middleware, network and systems management and related infrastructure technologies and practices
FIS JOB LEVEL DESCRIPTION
Expert role. Has team leadership duties, including instructing, assigning and checking the work of other Software Engineers.
Assists in planning, organizing and controlling the activities of the team. Coordinates the activities of the team with other IT teams and the product management team.
Specialized depth and / or breadth of skills, experience and proficiency. Acts as expert technical resource to software engineering staff in the development, testing and implementation processes.
Frequently acts as a Project Leader. Receives general direction from management. Assists in all levels of supervision and may perform management functions in the absence of the Manager or may act as Project Manager for major projects.
Does not have hire, fire, performance coaching / development authority. Typically requires ten or more years software engineering experience.
With a 50-year history rooted in the financial services industry, FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions.
We champion clients from banking to capital markets, retail to corporate and everything touched by financial services. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, our 53,000 worldwide employees help serve more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries.
Our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.