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Development Manager - Java & Big Data

31 Jul 2022

Position Type :

Full time

Type Of Hire :

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)

Education Desired :

Bachelor of Computer Science

Travel Percentage :


About the team

FIS are on an exciting journey re-engineering our core payments platform to be more cost effective, scalable and cloud ready utilizing the latest cutting-edge technologies. This journey will require the very best engineering talent to get us there as it's not just a technical change, it's a cultural change as well.

What you will be doing

We are looking to hire a top-class Development Manager to help us on our journey. You need to have a strong Engineering background with experience in designing and building highly scalable, loosely coupled, event driven, distributed systems. You need to be an expert in Java and have been hands-on in the last year. You should be capable of leading by example and have experience of implementing best practices across multiple locations in software development, testing, TDD/BDD, DevOps & cloud.

Guide the team on our journey towards

  • Fostering an engineering mindset within the team

  • Using industry best practices in software engineering

  • Better development tooling for a better developer experience

  • Adoption of DevOps best practices, tools and technologies

What you bring:

  • General

    • Experience of leading and influencing change to establish engineering best practice in technical teams across multiple regions

    • Experience of improving developer experience and tooling

    • Demonstrated accountability for a production service having contributed to that service build

    • Great communication skills (written and verbal)

    • Knowledgeable on BDD / TDD practices and have worked with these approaches in the past

  • Design/Architecture

    • Knowledgeable on Microservice Architecture and Big Data Architecture

    • Knowledge on current technology architectures and approaches such as Event Driven Design, Domain Driven Design, Event Sourcing & CQRS

  • Technical Skills (Must)

    • Experience of building web-applications and/or Big Data applications

    • Extensive knowledge of Java

    • Knowledge of Functional programming

    • Knowledge of effective database persistence

    • Knowledgeable on DevOps best practices, technologies and tools (Ansible, terraform) having worked with these in the past

  • Technical Skills (nice to have)

    • Spring

    • gRPC

    • Spark

    • Kafka

    • AWS

    • Knowledge of Fargate, EKS, EC2, EMR

What we offer you

  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect

  • Varied and challenging work to help you grow your technical skillset

  • A fantastic range of benefits including private medical cover, dental cover and travel insurance



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  • Job Reference: 672260116-2
  • Date Posted: 31 July 2022
  • Recruiter: FIS
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application