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Principal Cloud Engineer

Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Position Type :
Full time
Type Of Hire :
Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :
Bachelor of Computer Engineering
At Access Worldpay from FIS we are building a brand new payment gateway using current technologies and new ways of working. If you are curious, forward-thinking and love to collaborate to solve interesting challenges then we want to hear from you.

With us you will 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

Access Worldpay from FIS is a talented, creative group working together to bring the next generation payment gateway. Our clients range from small/medium businesses and start-ups to some of the largest tech and digital firms. We use global collaboration to support global clients.

Our group is a place where learning and growing are core parts of the journey. We care deeply about things like immutability, automation, test driven development and agile ways of working. More information on our principles is available in and about our APIs in You can also find more details about our approach and culture in

What you will be doing

You will collaborate with your cross-functional squad to develop, operate and improve the infrastructure needed to support the products our customers enjoy using. You will work with the wider engineering team to bring solutions to challenges that require cross squad collaboration. As a member of the squad you will also have deep understanding of the product and industry you are building for. You will also have the opportunity to be a teacher for less experienced engineers.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Collaboratively develop the features and engineering capabilities for the products your squad own (automatic deployment pipelines, design and implement an elastic infrastructure in the cloud, use of monitoring tools, etc). We aim to employ automation for everything
  • Collaborate in all stages of development from requirement discussions with the Product Owner to the deployment of the feature in the cloud
  • Join the on-call rota to support the highly available products developed by the squad
  • Provide your squad with the tools to enable data driven decision making
  • Supporting and mentoring more junior engineers within the squad
  • Drive decisions around technologies, patterns and approaches to adopt in collaboration with your fellow engineers from other squad

What you bring:
  • Experience designing, implementing and operating large scale and highly available microservices deployed to the cloud
  • Experience developing infrastructure as code that is fully tested
  • An engineering skill set that is focused on quality and a test first philosophy, regardless of the activity
  • An agile mindset where you will drive both your squad and the wider tribe towards better ways of working
  • An inquisitive personality that is always looking for constant improvement opportunity

Added bonus if you have:
  • Working experience with Terraform and AWS
  • Exposure to Kubernetes and particularly EKS
  • Exposure to the Payments industry domain (especially Cards and other payment schemes)
  • Exposure to PCI-DSS

What we offer you
  • Attractive benefits including private medical cover, dental cover, and travel insurance
  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect
  • A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities


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