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IT Architect (Java with Scala or Akka)

Keywords / Skills : Java, SCALA, Akka, Spring Mvc, Struts, Core java

7 - 17 years
Posted: 2019-03-27

IT/Computers - Software
Software Engineer/ Programmer
System Analyst/ Tech Architect
Any graduate
Posted On
27th Mar 2019
Job Description
Designation: Technical Architect – Prototyping and Research

Purpose of the job

Technical Architect is decision maker for all technical aspects concerning architecture, design and technology choices for a solution based on FIS Clear2Pay’s product roadmap/vision. This individual defines architecture and development best practices that govern the implementation of FIS Clear2Pay’s products. Technical Architect provides direction to development teams on using right set of tools and technologies. This role’s success depends on your abilities to maximize reuse of FIS Clear2Pay products to build stable and high performing solution that meets customer’s expectations. This individual may own the implementation of FIS Clear2Pay’s products into our customer’s production environments. This involves extensive collaboration with the customer’s technical resources and other FIS Clear2Pay resources to create the solution that best meets the customer’s needs by factoring in not only technical requirements, but business requirements, cost, and time-to-market concerns. You act as a role model, coach and mentor for Associate Architects. You are continuously developing your expertise in other products and propose the application of new technologies in our project deliveries.

You will be involved in researching, prototyping and productizing new & innovative financial technology solutions. This work can result into the creation of new products or improvements to existing products. You will be exposed to both traditional JEE and new reactive micro services based systems.

Job Responsibilities

• Take part in the agile project organization using scrum

• Be versatile and willing to work cross-functionally

• Help to clarify requirements

• Make technical designs

• Implement these designs

• Liaise with functional analysts and/or architects to understand the needs.

• Be an expert on FIS Clear2Pay products and frameworks to maximize their reuse and ensure successful implementation of the product. Create and maintain catalogues of reusable components and services.

• Defines architecture principles, best practices and guidelines regarding FIS Clear2Pay’s usage of products and frameworks.

• Hands on code development for customizations, extensions and interfaces to software where required; assist in code review;

• Work with Performance team to determine optimal application configuration for better performances;

• Provide architectural input to the FIS Clear2Pay product group to help improve our products.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

Domain Experience:

• Familiarity with banking and payments through professional experience or personal interest is preferred

• Social and mobile banking apps are part of your daily life

Required Technology Experience:

• Reactive distributed concurrent programming

o Using java and AKKA

o Stateful micro services design using actors

o Event sourcing, CQRS, eventual consistency

• Relational database: Oracle

• Designing Restful API’s using jersey and Swagger

• Software testing best practices using Mockito, cucumber, etc.

• Message queuing: Websphere MQ, ActiveMQ, …

• Application servers: Websphere, Weblogic, Jboss, ..

• Build tools: maven, gradle

• Docker containers

• Linux

• Performance & memory profiling

• Successfully architected and designed enterprise software applications or products

• Demonstrated experience as application development lead or architect having responsibilities of decision making on architecture and design choices.

• Ability to mentor, train and coach Associate Architects and Technical Leads.

• Participation in multiple project lifecycles from inception to transition;

• In-depth knowledge of designing and developing applications having Micro services

• Strong knowledge of enterprise architecture and design patterns.

• Interfacing with external systems through messaging mechanisms such as JMS or Web Services

• Ability to estimate software requirement using Story Points estimation

• Developing transaction based systems primarily focused in the financial services industry

• 12+ experience in J2EE application development, including 3 years as Architect or Associate Architect

Nice to have technology skills

• Java Enterprise Edition

• Splunk/elasticsearch/graylog

• NoSQL databases: Cassandra, mongodb

• BPMN 2.0


• Vaadin

• Paas: Cloud Foundry

• Container orchestration: Mesosphere, Docker, Marathon, Kubernetes, etc.

• IaaS: Azure, EC2, …

• blockchain, OWASP, security, oauth2

Education & Certification:

• BE/B.Tech/ M.Tech/MCA degree in computer science or related engineering discipline from a reputed institute with consistent academic record.

Soft skills Required:

• Team player

• Good verbal and written communication skills (English)

• Quick learner

• Versatile

• Problem solver

• Quality minded

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision/guidance

What we offer:

• Working in an innovative and entrepreneurial environment

• Working for the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies.

• Joining a team of talented technology experts working on banking and payment solutions

• Chance to work on state of the art innovative financial technology solutions

About Company

FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-keeping. FIS’ more than 53,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward.

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries, and 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.

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