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Fidelity Information Services Head Of Engineering - Innovation in Denver, Colorado

Position Type : Full time Type Of Hire : Experienced (relevant combo of work and education) Education Desired : Bachelor of Computer Science Travel Percentage : 0%Job DescriptionAbout the Impacts Labs team at FISOur vision is to make FIS the industry-leading provider of platforms andservices for companies to build and run financial applications. To helprealize this vision, FIS has created a centralized innovation and incubationteam called FIS Impact Labs. The Impact Labs team will transform new productand business concepts into sustainable, organic growth opportunities whilebuilding a strong culture of intrapreneurship across FIS. Operating within aproduct innovation framework, the team vets, tests, and incubates newventures for successful commercial integration. This team is where ideas arehatched and next generation fintech becomes reality. The products delivered bythe Impact Labs team will impact the FIS product suite and drive significantvalue back to the business. Most importantly, your work will shape thefuture financial services landscape. Our team is made up of builders and youshould be no exception!Job description:This role is critical to the success of the Impact Labs team. We are startingfrom scratch, building and investing heavily in creating, defining, anddelivering the products and business models that will define the future FISand fintech landscape. You will build and develop a team of high-performanceengineers that will rapidly produce interactive prototypes for user testingand setting up our incubations to begin building our products of the futureuntil a new team is hired up to own it long-term. Working with other ImpactLabs leadership, you will create the interaction and engagement model foryour team as concepts move through the innovation discovery process and intoincubation, as well as innovation-as-a-service capabilities for our existingproduct teams, to deliver both short and long term value. You will leverageyour tech expertise, team leadership and stakeholder management skills to bean agent for change in how engineering delivers on our vision.Responsibilities:Build and manage a team of top-tier engineers; full-stack,front/back-end, mobile, architectDeliver unique prototypes and relevant experiences that users can intuitivelyengageDevelop the iterative prototyping process and engagement model along withproduct and designOwn the process for development, architecture and documentation fortransitioning the prototype to the respective department to carry it forwardOversee the engineering function during evaluation of concepts includingtechnical risks, architecture, dependencies, spikes and technical aspectof incubation plan to build and launch into marketEstablish a process for setting up funded venture concepts with the tools,processes, infrastructure, to hit the ground running when a venture isfunded along with the process and documentation to transition to a new team asWork hands-on whenever needed as we are a growing team and additionalresources may not always be availableRequirements:Several years of relevant experience in software development, systemarchitecture, infrastructure and testingA solid portfolio of products that you directly worked on and delivered tomarketAbility to implement cloud-based, mobile responsive web and mobileapplications and lay the foundation to deliver functional prototypes in weeksnot monthsAbility to leverage customer and business lens when making tradeoff decisionsA love for leading and developing engineering talentStrong bias for action and willingness to get involved in every stage of thediscovery processDesire to evolve your engineering org. and hire as needed for innovation andfunded venturesHigh proficiency with cloud services (e.g.: Azure, AWS), modern JSframeworks (e.g.: React, Angular, NodeJS), SQL and NoSQL DBMS(e.g.: SQL Server, Postgresql, Mysql, Redis, MongoDB), Objectoriented development (e.g.: Java, Node.js, or .NET/C#), nativeand/or hybrid mobile development

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