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Staff Java Platform Architect

Job ID R-10313459 Date posted 04/10/2024

Calling all innovators - find your future at Fiserv.

We're Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments, and we move money and information in a way that moves the world. We connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another millions of times a day - quickly, reliably, and securely. Any time you swipe your credit card, pay through a mobile app, or withdraw money from the bank, we're involved. If you want to make an impact on a global scale, come make a difference at Fiserv.

Job Title

Staff Java Platform Architect

Job Description

Join the Fintech and SaaS revolution that is helping small businesses grow faster and get the technology and insights previously available only to the “big guys.”  

At Clover, you will be part of an entrepreneurial team working in a fast-paced and rapidly growing environment, with the benefits of a parent company, Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today!  

At Clover, we deliver the leading Point of Sale system with an elegant end-to-end solution that incorporates beautiful devices, cloud-based POS software, payments processing, platform API’s for third-party developers, and an ecosystem with over 220 apps.  

The Clover platform delivers solutions in a scalable and modular fashion that powers tiny merchants through large football stadiums, supporting millions of transactions daily.  We are looking for self starters with a passion for security technology who want to help us impact millions of merchant’s lives one transaction at a time.

What does a great Platform Software Engineerdo?

You will Architect and build large scale, distributed and fault tolerant systems enabling Clover engineering to win customers hearts and minds. As a catalyst in developing the team’s technical strategic roadmap, you will collaborate with service development teams to design, build and support the platform. Evangelizing improvements with Clover’s application development teams will bring adoption to the platform and enable those same teams to achieve excellence for everyone using Clover products. Working frequently with other teams, you will coordinate major changes to cross-system architectures, influencing upstream or downstream for the most efficient solutions. If you have strong Computer Science fundamentals and a systematic problem-solving approach, strong communications skills and a sense of ownership – we want to hear from you!

In this role, you will:

  • Design and implement core server platform components.

  • Work with developers who utilize the platform and use their feedback to evolve it.

  • Help your teammates grow through better processes, practices and technical guidance.

  • Scale systems sustainably through automation and contribute changes that improve reliability and velocity.

  • Conduct blameless postmortems for incidents and diligently follow through with remediations.

  • Evaluate and implement new technological solutions through proof of concept and drive to completion. 

On this team, you will manage large scale and demanding infrastructure needs. Cloud Platform is at the center of core infrastructure, your impact will be felt by the entire Clover organization. 

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of industry experience

  • Experience in programming with Java, or C++ (OOP)

  • Experience with modern containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience developing backend services

  • Competency in data structures, algorithms, operating systems and software design

  • Aptitude for diagnosing technical issues, debugging code and automating routine tasks

  • Experience working with relational databases 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience performing service decomposition

  • Experience in architecting large scale high availability distributed systems in the cloud

  • Knowledge of multi-threading, concurrency, and parallel processing

  • Familiarity with various technologies:

    • Cloud - Kubernetes (EKS or GKE), Virtual Machine (GCE or EC2), networking and provisioning (Terraform).

    • Service development API - OpenAPI, Protobuf, GQL

    • Service mesh - Istio, Linkerd, Consul

    • Proxy - Nginx, HAProxy, Envoy, Apache Server

    • Caching - Redis, Memorystore

    • Observability - Datadog, Prometheus, ELK, Grafana, Splunk



Salary Range

$124,300.00 - $213,100.00

These pay ranges apply to employees in New York and California. Pay ranges for employees in other states may differ.

Thank you for considering employment with Fiserv.  Please:

  • Apply using your legal name
  • Complete the step-by-step profile and attach your resume (either is acceptable, both are preferable).

What you should know about us:

Fiserv is a global leader in payments and financial technology with more than 40,000 associates proudly serving clients in more than 100 countries. As one of Fortune® magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies™" 9 of the last 10 years, one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, and a top scorer on Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index, we are committed to innovation and excellence.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce that reflects our world. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by law. 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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