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Distributed Systems - Server Technical Architect

at FIS Global

Posted: 6/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3P62V6JR2YC5B1FBMH

Job Description


Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

About the team

The Default Manager (DM) team supports an online collections and customer service system used by Financial Institutions (Retail Banks) and Automotive/Equipment Finance companies to service their Loan/Lease customers. DM is a client/server based application with a GUI front-end. It is an intranet application. DM has both online and batch components and can support various lending customer service type activities including: Loan/Lease Collections, End of Term, Re-marketing, Demographic Changes, Reports, Letters, Vendor Interface Files and Marketing activities.Auto & Equip Finance hosts the Default Manager application for auto captive finance customers. The Default Manager application is a robust application used to service accounts and support collection activities. 

What you will be doing

Using your five or more years of experience as a Systems/Server Architect you will be working with the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions to analyze business and technical requirements to determine system design and potential issues.  You will also be providing advanced technical expertise and oversight for resolution of outages and service level issues in partnership with support teams while creating and maintaining client relationships!

  • Ability to create install plans via Change Management ticketing process and through playbooks.

  • Assist and support third-party software upgrades and migrations.

  • Learn quickly and independently problem solve, balance multiple works streams concurrently, and work collaboratively with the team.

  • Produces architectural designs using common tools such as Visio and PowerPoint

  • Technical liaison between development teams and infrastructure operations to establish and maintain network connectivity, firewall rules, security/access/authentication, debug and resolve any issues insuring high availability of SW development and test environments.

  • Assists developers and tester in debugging S/W issues by analyzing server logs and remediating.

  • Provides new hardware specifications to users based on application needs and anticipated growth.

  • May provide leadership and/or guidance to other technical professionals.

  • Support activities during schedule changes or in an “on-call / after-hours” situation.

  • This role is a production role so will have night and weekend work as part of your responsibilities.

What you bring:

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization

  • 5+ Years of experience in Systems/Server Architecture and knowledge of FIS Default Manager product

  • Positive outlook, strong work ethic and responsive to internal and external customers and contacts

  • Willingly and successfully fulfills the role of teacher, mentor and coach

  • UNIX experience - AIX required or Red Hat Linux (minimum 8 years)

  • Java 1.6 and higher releases, WebSphere 8.x and Webserver experience - work experience with Apache or IIS/IHS and plug-ins experience (minimum 5 years)

  • Windows Server and troubleshooting, including network related issues and issues with multi-tier applications on distributed systems and experience (minimum 3 years)

  • Experience with solution design in complex environments (5 years)

Added bonus if you have:

  • Knowledge of FIS products and services

  • Knowledge of financial services industry

  • Knowledge of Touchpoint

What we offer you

  • A competitive salary and benefits

  • A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities

  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology

  • Time to support charities and give back in your community

With a 50-year history rooted in the financial services industry, FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions.  We champion clients from banking to capital markets, retail to corporate and everything touched by financial services. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, our 53,000 worldwide employees help serve more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. 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.

FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the FIS Online Privacy Notice.


FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: and

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.

As part of the selection process this role may require an assessment to determine suitability

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

FIS™ is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 110 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 39,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that drives financial institutions.

Join us as we redefine secure financial technology on a global level. We’re proud to be a Fortune 500 company and the world leader in the global financial technology industry. Greatness doesn’t just happen. It takes innovation, investment and a commitment to being the best at what you do. That’s why, at FIS™, we offer more than jobs with benefits. We offer the opportunity to realize your potential, push your limits and make real contributions to the financial technology industry and the world. If you share our spirit of excellence and achievement, you’re the type of person we want working beside us. We’re an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and terrific benefits in energetic work environments.

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