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Entry Level Programmer

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 committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.


First Data's Product Development, Client Solutions and Technology functions are responsible for innovation and advancement of our technology solutions across all of our client segments, and make a critical contribution to ensuring that First Data retains its position as a leading technology innovator. Our Product Development teams are responsible for end-to-end ownership of the product life cycle. Our Client Solutions teams deliver global solutions and expertise that make commerce possible. Our Technology teams develop a wide range of applications and solutions that enable next-generation commerce and create the infrastructure of the global commerce ecosystem. They also ensure that our data remains secure through their work in cyber-security


Position Description Overview

Successful candidate should educational experience, training and knowledge of applications development. Prefer an understanding of mainframe legacy systems. Entry level position that will learn the core of Financial Services application development and then innovate the next platform.


Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures adherence to established standards and may consult with senior managers on technology solutions. Supports existing business systems applications and may be responsible for leading technical innovation of a project. Performs additional job duties as required.


Scope of Job

This is an entry level position that works on highly complex Fin-Tech projects and issues within functional technical area in applications development.



Works more independently with IT functional units and business units. Recommends strategies for technical aspects of projects as well as broad system improvements.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree at College of Engineering and Technology or equivalent work experience. Experienced in multiple languages and tools. Strong knowledge in emerging technologies. Possesses strong knowledge of application development technologies, tools, methodologies as well as all functional areas in IT organization. Good understanding of how technology relates to business, market and industry and applies such knowledge to support the needs of the business.



  • IT Architecture
  • Entry Level position
  • Experience with Cobol, JCL, CICS, VSAM, DB2 a plus
  • Multi-Platform experience a plus


First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer(Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)



Job Details

Date Posted September 27, 2017
Date Closes October 31, 2017
Requisition 170000AX
Located In Atlanta, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00