Fifth Third Bank Services and APIs App Development Manager in Cincinnati, Ohio


Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

Information Technology's vision is to be recognized as an industry-leading services company by efficiently delivering solutions and services our customers can rely on. We strive to create a business-focused team that drives significant value for the Company while building customer-centric service delivery models through the integration of technologies, data, and processes. Our customers' trust is earned through the effective delivery of resilient, secure products and services while balancing business needs with industry and regulatory requirements.

Fifth Third Information Technology is comprised of several areas including: Commercial IT, Consumer IT, Payments IT, Infrastructure IT, Enterprise and Corporate Applications as well as IT Security and Risk.


As part of the applications development discipline, manages system analysis and application development of strategic IT projects following the agile methodology. This includes full systems development life cycle support of microservices, APIs, and modernization of traditional JEE applications. Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


  • Manages production environment for applications including change management, issue resolution, after-hours support and disaster recovery.

  • Interprets business issues and adapts work priorities in own area.

  • Recommends and reinforces the technical direction of the group.

  • Ensures adoption of enterprise and department processes and procedures. Leads the evolution of department policies to improve effectiveness.

  • Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities with other teams. Ensures project completion on time and within budget.

  • Manages budget for own area and allocates resources accordingly.

  • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.


Responsible for providing employees timely, candid and constructive performance feedback; developing employees to their fullest potential and providing challenging opportunities that enhance employee career growth; developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments.


  • Requires 3-4 years of prior management/leadership experience and 4-6 years of prior technical experience.

  • Has in-depth expertise in enterprise application development, especially microservices and APIs.

  • Bachelor*s degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Experience developing or leading the development of microservices.

  • Technical knowledge of Java services application build, release, and deployment processes, including automation.

  • Knowledge of emerging trends in Java service application development techniques, frameworks, and best practices.

  • Knowledge and experience with cloud hosting solutions.

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.