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Enterprise IT Architect/Devops Engineer

First Data Atlanta, GA

Job Description



First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year.

First Data is looking for an Enteprise IT Architect/DevOps Engineers for a full-time role to be based in Atlanta.


Job Responsibilities

We are looking for an Enterprise IT Architect/DevOps Engineer for a full-time role at our Atlanta location.


The Lead Architect/ DevOps Engineer will be hands-on that supports the Product Development teams through their Agile life cycle and take our in-house applications from design to full production rollout. You will ensure the successful delivery of technology solutions that meet customer business specifications and support the strategic direction of the enterprise.

The software solutions team moves quickly and expects all team members to manage their time effectively. The lead DevOps engineer should be self-directed, self-starter and professional in their interactions with others.

Scope of Job

Works on complex systems and project issues with senior IT management. Demonstrates strong leadership with senior management. Coaches and leads other IT managers and business managers.



Works with senior management to define and develop technology strategy. Independently works with functional and business units to execute strategy.


Job Requirements

  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment utilizing tools such as Jenkins, Maven, GIT, Atlassian BitBucket/Stash

  • Strong background in cloud and virtualization  - Pivotal Cloud foundry (PCF) and AWS

  • Experience with provisioning using Puppet, Chef, or similar tools

  • Strong technical knowledge of network hardware, protocols, and standards

  • Strong background in security, network protocols and Linux configuration

  • Experience in working with both physical and virtual environments.

  • Research and evaluate new technologies to help improve our business objectives

  • Develop of tools and frameworks to improve security, reliability, maintainability, availability and performance for the technology foundation of our platform

  • Lead  the design and building of a fully automated self-service platform in AWS, but that could also work in a hybrid cloud environment

  • Continuously improve our infrastructure to be easy to deploy, scalable, secure and fault-tolerant.


Candidates must be legally authorized to work in US without any sponsorship issues. This is not an entry-level role.


  • IT Architecture

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer



Job Details

Date Posted August 11, 2017
Date Closes September 14, 2017
Requisition 2087110
Located In Atlanta, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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