Javascript Platform Engineering Lead

  • Full-time

Company Description

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Company Name: FIS Global

Job Description

Position Type :

Full time

Type Of Hire :

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)

Travel Percentage :

1 - 5%

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?
 

Role and Responsibilities 

The JavaScript Web Tech Lead will play a critical role in delivering innovation and growth for the Banking Solutions business As a JavaScript Web Tech Lead, you will take charge of the technical direction and execution of our web based digital banking applications.   Your technical expertise, leadership skills, and strategic vision will drive the success of our web projects and contribute to the overall growth of our company.   

 

Charter 

  • Lead the delivery of web applications within the Digital domain, ensuring alignment with business goals, security standards, and regulatory requirements. 

  • Define and implement scalable, robust, and maintainable web application architectures that support a wide range of financial services and functionalities. 

  • Collaborate closely with product managers, UX/UI designers, backend developers, and other stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions. 

  • Conduct code reviews and provide technical guidance to development teams to ensure adherence to architectural principles, coding standards, and best practices. 

  • Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes in the FinTech sector, and incorporate them into the web application architecture as needed. 

  • Evaluate third-party tools, frameworks, and APIs for integration into web applications, considering factors such as security, performance, and scalability. 

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives in web application development processes, tooling, and automation to enhance efficiency, quality, and time-to-market. 

  • Act as a technical mentor and coach to web developers, fostering a culture of learning, innovation, and excellence within the web development team. 

  • Communicate complex technical concepts and technical decisions effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, including senior management and external partners. 

Professional Qualifications 

  • Extensive experience in designing and architecting web applications, particularly within the financial technology (FinTech) domain. 

  • Strong proficiency in web app development frameworks and technologies such as , React JS, with a deep understanding of web application architecture patterns (e.g., MVC, MVVM, Clean Architecture). 

  • Experience in transitioning a team from Angular to React would be a huge positive. 

  • Knowledge of secure coding practices, encryption algorithms, and data protection mechanisms relevant to handling sensitive financial data in web applications. 

  • Scale the application to handle a large user base, considering various browsers, devices and network conditions. 

  • Ensure code quality through unit testing, code reviews, and adherence to best practices. 

  • Familiarity with backend technologies, APIs, and microservices architecture, enabling seamless integration between web apps and backend systems. 

  • Experience in performance optimization, scalability planning, and troubleshooting of web applications to ensure optimal user experience and reliability. 

  • Understanding of financial services industry regulations, compliance requirements (e.g., GDPR, PCI DSS), and security standards related to web app development. 

  • Knowledge of financial products, payment systems, banking protocols, and industry trends, enabling the design of web applications that meet user needs and regulatory guidelines. 

  • Ability to mentor and coach development teams, providing technical guidance, code reviews, and training sessions on web application architecture best practices. 

  • Demonstrated technological development and leadership skills. 

  • Preferred degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar relevant field preferred 

  • Deep understanding and commitment to software engineering principles and processes (e.g., Lean, Agile, DevOps) and continuous improvement through measurement. 

 

Personal Characteristics 

  • Demonstrates judgment and flexibility; thinks about issues and develops solutions that thoughtfully take the broader context into account - positively deals with a shifting demand for time, priorities, and the rapid change of environments. 

  • Takes an ownership approach to engineering and product outcomes. 

  • Action-oriented self-starter who can set strategy and drive execution with a “roll up the sleeves” approach. 

  • Excellent interpersonal communication, negotiation and influencing skills to work effectively with all stakeholders (internal & external), making information-based decisions. 

  • Penchant for excellence, both personally and professionally, demonstrated by intellectual curiosity, record of accomplishment, and reputation; shows strong attention to detail and implementation of best practices with an inclination for continuous improvement. 

  • Ability to quickly establish strong credibility with employees, business partners and external resources. 

  • Embodies and delivers the firm's values and culture towards colleagues, clients, and communities: 

  • Win as one team 

  • Lead with integrity 

  • Be the change 

 

Join us in shaping the future of web technology and delivering impactful experiences to our users. If you are a passionate and driven JavaScript Web Tech Lead with a track record of excellence, we welcome you to apply and be part of our dynamic team. 


FIS is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive compensation. The pay range for this full-time position is $131,290.00 - $220,600.00 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.

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EEOC Statement

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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.

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