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Lead Security Java Software Engineer – Cloud / SSO / SAML

Lead Security Java Software Engineer – Cloud / SSO / SAML

Job Description

Department Responsibilities: We are building an Analytics platform for the Cloud. This platform – Decision Management Platform – facilitates the rapid development of decisioning solutions and applications leveraging FICO IP in descriptive analytics, predictive models, business rules, mathematical optimization as well as the management and monitoring of strategies and decisions.
We are looking for technologists with a passion for high performance software development and a desire to rapidly deliver cutting edge software products that delight users and drive revenue. The person filling this role will help design and develop the server-side software services necessary to support Decision Management Platform functionality.

Position Description
Roles and Responsibilities: Work in small, agile teams, designing & developing new features for FICO's cloud-based Decision Management Platform offering
Collaborate with Product Management to identify, prioritize and document detailed product requirements
Lead efforts to improve the security characteristics of existing Decision Management Platform software/subsystems
Lead efforts to stay abreast of security-related industry standards and best practices; drive adoption/injection of standards/practices into the Decision Management Platform
Act as a mentor for more junior members of the development team
Working Conditions: Highly collaborative environment (ideally) co-located with other members of the Decision Management Platform team in FICO's San Jose office
Work outside normal business hours sometimes required
Travel 5-10%

Job Requirements

Education and or Certifications: MS or BS in Computer Science – or relevant technical field – highly desirable
Experience and Quaifications: • 7+ years in commercial software development
• 5+ years designing/implementing Java-based business solutions
Technical Skills and Abilities: • Hands-on experience implementing Java-based solutions leveraging the following technologies:
o OAuth2
o Key management
o Encryption
Solid knowledge of and proficiency applying security design patterns
Experience with both REST and SOAP-based web services
Cloud-based application development experience highly desirable
Understanding of software development lifecycle processes and Agile development methodologies
Ability to multitask, prioritize, show initiative and respond quickly in a fast-paced collaborative environment
Soft Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; team player comfortable working with geographically distributed teams


At FICO, you can advance your career within one of the fastest-growing fields in technology today - analytics. With our industry leading credit scores and other solutions, FICO is the leader in predictive analytics for banking, insurance, retail and healthcare. Our ability to drive smarter decisions is driving some of the world’s leading companies to a new level of analytics-fuelled success.

Our success is founded on really talented people – just like you – who enjoy:

• Innovation – change the game for us and for our clients around the world
• Teamwork – lead and learn from the very best in your field
• High Performance – challenge yourself and reap the rewards of delivering results
• Opportunity – grow with a global company that develops talent

FICO™ (NYSE:FICO) delivers superior predictive analytics that drive smarter decisions. Our groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. FICO's innovative solutions include the FICO(R) Score - the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States - along with industry-leading solutions for managing credit accounts, identifying and minimizing the impact of fraud, and customizing consumer offers with pinpoint accuracy. Most of the world's top banks, as well as leading insurers, retailers, pharma businesses and government agencies rely on FICO solutions to accelerate growth, control risk, boost profits, and meet regulatory and competitive demands. FICO also helps millions of individuals manage their personal credit health through Learn more about FICO at

FICO is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace.

FICO is not able to sponsor or transfer H-1B visa petitions or provide “green card” sponsorship for this position at this time.

FICO: Make every decision count.


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Information Technology, Other
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Software, Consulting
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 8375
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Lead Security Java Software Engineer – Cloud / SSO / SAML

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