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Systems Architect

Bromley, London
18 Jul 2022

Position Type :

Full time

Type Of Hire :

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)

Education Desired :

Bachelor of Computer Science

Travel Percentage :


The world of finance moves fast. At FIS, we're faster. Our teams are empowered to learn, grow, and make an impact-in their careers and communities. We deliver innovation that advances the way the world pays, banks and invests. If you want to grow personally and professionally, we'd like to know: Are you FIS?

About the team:

With this role you will have the opportunity to work with the Worldpay Acquiring Team as we continue to design a modern, first class platform using cutting-edge technologies such as AWS, Kafka, Angular etc.

Worldpay are a global leader in acquiring and you will be tasked with enhancing and extending our capabilities to provide solutions to customers from around the world.

What you will be doing:

A solution architect is the person in charge of leading the practice and introducing the overall technical vision for a particular solution and its integration into business operations. The solution architect describes how different components of business, information and technology architectures are used in a particular solution. The role bridges the gap between the Enterprise Architect team and project design teams.

In this role you will evaluate the architecture and use your deep technical expertise to understand the business requests to recommend and implement new solutions, ways of working and technologies to serve the business requirements.

  • You will be tasked with creating reliable solution plans that include cost estimates and optimised delivery approaches by working with stakeholders from across the business.

  • Influence the strategic architecture and a wide spectrum of project and operational stakeholders which have major and far-reaching impact on the implementation of technology in the company.

  • Provide solution design leadership and be accountable for the development, implementation and maintenance of initiatives and projects.

  • Provide subject matter expertise and functional direction to engineering teams and be accountable for high level designs.

  • To liaise with business, enterprise architects, operational staff and engineers to ensure the Worldpay technology strategy and architecture supports future business strategy across all business divisions.

What you will need:

  • Experience of design leadership in delivering mission critical/ high performance technology platforms.

  • Advanced understanding of solution architecture and methodologies

  • Good understanding of latest cloud computing and data technologies, business drivers, emerging computing trends, and deployment options.

  • Passionate about technology and applying modern approaches to solving business problems.  

  • Conceptual and analytical skills - ability to extract, analyse, and document complex business and technical requirements/strategies

  • Knowledge of one or more programming and scripting languages such as JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash, SQL, .NET, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, PERL, C++, etc.

Added bonus if you have:

  • Experience working in the payments/financial services industry.

  • Managed the end-to-end lifecycles of a project in solution architect capacity.

  • Extensive experience in financial management, solution plan development and product cost estimation.

  • Agile methodologies.

What we offer you:

At FIS, we hire the best. In return, you receive exceptional benefits including:

  • Opportunities to innovate in fintech

  • Tools for personal and professional growth

  • Inclusive and diverse work environment

  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect



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  • Job Reference: 660449034-2
  • Date Posted: 18 July 2022
  • Recruiter: FIS
  • Location: Bromley, London
  • Salary: On Application