Solution Architect for FIS® Energy Trading, Risk and Logistics

Position Type : Full time Type Of Hire : Experienced (relevant combo of work and education) Education Desired : Bachelor of Commerce/Business Travel Percentage : 25 - 50%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 teamThe global energy and commodities markets change rapidly, and prices move by the millisecond. To compete on a global scale, while remaining compliant with each region’s regulation, requires technology that brings clarity to new trade and arbitrage opportunities.Only FIS offers a comprehensive energy and commodity trading and risk management (ETRM) system and energy trading software for credit risk management, market data, accounting and treasury that can help you succeed in this complex market.NOTE: This role can be worked remotely from anywhere in North AmericaWhat you will be doingThis is an important role where you will be responsible for key functional and technology decisions that define the solution footprint for the Aligne team! This is in addition to ensuring consistency in the approach that the team takes towards developing pragmatic solutions.Design and architect world class technology solutions in the Aligne application space using an effective, agile approach.Translate complex business needs into user-focused solutions that are simple, elegant and maintainable.These solutions need to adhere to all key aspects of enterprise architecture including key aspects such as performance, security and scalability.Provide architectural and functional oversight within key projects for Aligne implementations.Provide oversight and best practices to the implementation team membersPlay a key role in defining/implementing solid implementation processes that cover all aspects of design and development (e.g., rigorous code reviews, structured unit testing, vulnerability testing and remediation).Responsibility for orchestrating effective design/architecture reviews and configuration reviews of key functional and technical business capabilities within Energy Supply, Trading, Operations, and Settlement.Develop partnerships with key stakeholders, ensure a high degree of transparency.Out-of-the box thinking regarding technology solutions and in resolving technical issues for the team.Will be required to provide high level functional and technical support for enterprise application solutions in productionWhat you bring:Self-motivated, proactive, and an out-of-the-box thinker, demonstrating high levels of initiative and integrity.Brings an extremely strong functional and technical foundation with a solid background in systems design and architectural patterns, and an innate ability to map concepts across various ETRM platforms.Always curious and has the intellectual agility to learn quickly, adapt to change and enjoy tackling challenges.At least 12 years of industry experience with excellent background of enterprise design and application architecture with key focus on areas that include scalability, performance and security.Solid understanding of security best practices including use of OAuth2, SAML protocols and various aspects of data security.Ability to work across multiple tools, frameworks, databases (Oracle/MS SQL/PostGreSQL) and technology stacks.Exposure to the public cloud (AWS/Azure) – preferably architectural experience using cloud-based constructs.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to break down complex problems.Excellent communication skills, having the ability to communicate technical aspects effectively with a variety of audiences.Very high energy levels, demonstrating the attitude and drive to take on more, do more and be more. Also bringing with them a high degree of flexibility and adaptability.Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to execute effectively within a team and lead by example.Added bonus if you have:Prior experience with any of the following ETRM solutions: OpenLink, Triple Point, Allegro, or Quorum.  Natural Gas Industry exposure also helpfulPrevious Solution Architecture experience within Energy, Utility, or Financial Services industries desiredInfrastructure exposure in the following Technical environments: management or Private and/or Public CloudOracle WebLogic, Jetty, Apache ActiveMQ knowledge would be idealInterface experience with Java, JavaScript and XSL Transformation preferredBI Publisher and BIRT reporting exposure​What we offer youA multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunitiesA modern, international work environment and a dedicated and motivated teamA broad range of professional education and personal development possibilities – FIS is your final career step!A competitive salary and benefitsThe chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technologyPrivacy StatementFIS 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 Online Privacy Notice.Sourcing ModelRecruitment 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.#pridepass

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