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Business/Solution Architect - (Remote)

Ref: US_EN_6_982385_1464167

Posted on 16 September 2022


• Documents and publishes appropriate architecture principles and standards, position papers, blueprints, best practices, patterns and frameworks.

• Defines, constructs, supports and provides training for enterprise frameworks.

• Defines and maintains a library of functional component models within and across FIS product lines.

• Documents functional product solutions for key FIS product strategy and product management initiatives leveraging defined functional component model libraries and the defined product line architecture roadmap.

• Documents functional product solutions for key FIS financial services sales opportunities leveraging defined functional component model libraries and the defined product line architecture roadmap.

• Maintains a catalogue of reusable functional application components consumable across applications and product lines.

• Reviews functional and technical designs to identify areas of risk and/or missing requirements.

• Acts as the tie breaker on design decisions.

• Documents and communicates opportunities to leverage inter-project synergies, application and enterprise software or infrastructure asset re-use, and opportunities to expose application assets for enterprise consumption.

• Communicates system architecture to technical and business audiences.

• Performs other related duties as required.


Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. Post-graduate education is desired.


Requires the following experience or equivalent combination of education and experience as a minimum to enter any level of IT Architect job:

• Must have led the technology direction for multiple projects and led or presented architecture concepts outside the realm of immediate workgroup

• Demonstrated experience as the application development system designer or technical lead on many very large (i.e., 10,000 hours or more spanning more than 6 months) projects

• May also require one or more of the following experience requirements:

- Five or more years working in a distributed and heterogeneous computing environment (ZOS, UNIX, Windows)

- Five or more years demonstrated experience in working with relational (and/or hierarchical) databases

- Five or more years demonstrated experience in modern software application technologies

- Successful design and implementation of applications in a shared service bureau environment

- Experience in building On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP), batch and reporting systems

- Experience in using Unified Modeling Language (UML) for Object Modeling

- Experience in building robust and scalable infrastructure architectures (telephony systems, network services, web farms, multiple-node systems, etc.)

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• Knowledge of FIS products and services

• Knowledge of financial services industry

• In-depth knowledge of end-to-end systems development life cycles (including waterfall, iterative and other modern approaches to software development)

• Proficiency in solutions design and requirements definition disciplines leveraging model driven design based tools and techniques including conceptual solution component models, business process models, use cases, etc.

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization (e.g., executive, management, individual contributors)

• Excellent analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, team, and time management skills

• Ability to persuade and influence others on the best approach to take

• Ability to estimate work effort for project sub-plans or small projects and ensure the project is successfully completed

• 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

• May require a thorough understanding of design patterns and their application

• May require a thorough understanding of Model-View-Controller design patterns for web applications

• May require a fluency in developing and understanding sequence diagrams, class models, etc.

• May require in-depth knowledge of networking, computing platform, storage, database, security, middleware, network and systems management, and related infrastructure technologies and practices

This position is a hybrid role; Product Owner/ PM/ IT Architect

Operational experience a plus

• Working knowledge of other industry standard programming languages such as Java, C, or SQL

• Working knowledge of any of the following:





OmniWeb Solution

Data Validation Web



Working Environment

• Technical operational experience with OmniPlus and related financial applications

• Working knowledge of OmniScript or COBOL, preferably both

• Omni Core business processes using CT control files

• Transaction processing using exits such as MAX calculators, VLDT routines, base events, etc.

• Stand-alone OmniScript execution such as JOBCALC, DDWEB, Event Packets, etc.

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