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Project Engineer - Professional Services

at Apiture • Wilmington, NC / Austin, TX

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We are an open API banking platform, focused on creating cutting-edge technology for financial institutions. The platform allows banks the fast and flexible deployment of features that their customers have come to expect—mobile-focused, user-centric, convenient and secure. Join us and start dreaming of new ways to be at the center of your customers’ financial lives.

Wanted: Project engineer, professional services

You ever wanted to know how “apps” work?  Have you ever scratched your head and wondered about how your banking website functions?  Do you have an insatiable curiosity for digital technology and how software is deployed?  Welcome to Apiture!

Apiture, headquartered in Wilmington, NC, in conjunction with our Austin, TX team is ready to welcome you into the world of a digital transformation.  We are looking for smart, extremely motivated, and ready to learn career minded professionals to join our team as a Project Engineer. 

We have this crazy, thrill-seeking goal to revolutionize banking through an open architecture built natively for the next-generation of serverless, cloud-based technologies, providing financial customers infinite scalability, availability and transparency.  We are moving fast, thinking big, leading strong, and need you to help lead our projects, deliver exceptional quality implementations, and continue to drive our proven track record of customer success. 

We have a beautiful, newly built-out office in central Wilmington, right in the middle of some of the best dining on the East Coast. Meanwhile, in Austin, we housed in a brand-new, state-of-the-art building among the best dining options and within minutes of downtown Austin’s “keeping it weird” world. We offer an extremely generous compensation and benefits package, free gym access, and the opportunity to work with some of the smartest, most energetic people you’ll find anywhere. While you may have never heard of us, rest assured – over five hundred financial institutions and millions of customers rely on us to power some of the most innovative and important pieces in the financial industry. We’re backed by some of the biggest and most well-respected names in finance, we’re profitable, and we’re growing – fast.  Stop accepting the mundane and get excited about your future – at Apiture. 

In this role, you'll:

- Serve as an ambassador of Apiture’s values and brand promises – to be capable, committed, composed, and compassionate while delivering a one-of-a-kind implementation experience that is unapparelled in the FinTech space

- Act as a liaison between Apiture and financial institutions on implementations, conversion projects, program upgrades, technical changes, or service projects

- May be responsible for the configuration of an entire implementation or for specific areas as part of an implementation/conversion team

- May need to develop, coordinate, and manage project plans, task schedules and resource activities to ensure on-time and effective project delivery as approached from an engineering perspective

- Key activities may include planning, making release scope decisions, managing issues to resolution, scheduling testing, facilitation of cross team review and approval sessions, and leading technical walk-throughs with clients. 

- Interfaces with the Networking, Operations, and Application groups to ensure the timely and successful delivery of project tasks.  

- May assist programmers with system validations, updating file format specs, creating test scripts, providing production support or managing/monitoring the test system. 

- Coordinate and collaborative with project managers, engineers, and leadership at Apiture, including but not limited to other division team members and Customer Success Managers, on behalf of our customers for the successful deployment and utilization of Apiture software.

- Evangelize Apiture services and products to clients, sales, and vendors.

- Gather client requirements for software development to  support client implementations, projects, and/or conversions.

- May be called upon to work on weekends or off hours depending on the complexity and requirements of project scope.

- Support the team with identifying opportunities to streamline processes, project assignments/scheduling, and improve product efficiency.

- Other duties as defined.

 

Your ride:

- In the first 30-60 days, you’ll onboard, be immersed to your implementations and engineering team, and begin learning

- In the first 90-120 days, you’ll be well on your way to learning the Apiture methodologies and tackling your first project assignments

- In the first year, you will have a path laid for your career learning and development with a focus on education, project engineering, software upgrades, and implementations

Are you up for the challenge?


Jobs fill up fast at up-and-coming companies located in one of America’s fastest-growing and most desirable metro areas.  Apply today!

 

EXPERIENCE:

- Bachelors required

- Prior banking and / or FinTech experience required

- Demonstrated experience (5+ yrs) of database management

- Demonstrated experience with transaction processing systems and formats, release management processes, and operating systems

- Demonstrated experience of Amazon Web Services, Salesforce, HTML, Task Ray, Adobe, Microsoft Office, Windows, Linux, MS Access, SQL, PerlScript, networking, data mapping, and data conversion experience preferred

- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

- Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

- Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, data analysis, decision making, good initiative, and judgement

- Strong desire to learn

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS:

- The ability to work the days and hours required to fulfill the essential functions of the position

- The ability to work long hours and to multitask

- Occasional travel required

 

MENTAL DEMANDS:

- Learning, thinking, concentration, creativity

- The ability to interact with others, work as a team, and exercise self-control

- The ability to work under stressful conditions, particularly in regards to tight deadlines

- The ability to make decisions and exercise discretion when necessary