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Application Developer (JAVA/J2EE)

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

The Application Developer is to drive the implementation and maintenance of web based interfaces and applications within the First Data Application Architecture. This person will be part of several smaller projects related to enhancing and maintaining several web based applications. The Application Developer will work closely with the Engineering Lead and the Solution Architecture team to implement solutions based on web standard approaches for First Data Web Applications Duties include implementation of requirements based on design specifications. Create JUnit tests for the implemented functionalities and the support of the system test phase. In addition, this staff member supports in resolving production issues should they arise.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coding, programming, testing, and analyzing application software. Supports existing business systems applications. Consults with business analysts to identify business needs and appropriate technical solutions. Design and document moderately complex technical requirements for business applications. Performs additional job duties as required.Expert knowledge of one or more development language(s) and tool(s). Must be able to determine and document complex software or system functional specifications.Understands basic internal business processes or functions. Consults with users, to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications. Designs and develops computer systems or programs, including prototypes, based on user defined requirements. Writes code, programs, tests, and analyzes new application software. Negotiates with vendors to determine price and technical functionality. Formulates management policies for user rights and security. Advise IT management about IT issues within the Company. Performs additional job duties as required.

Scope of Job

Works on moderately complex projects with moderate to high breadth of responsibility. Participates in far-reaching research projects, making important decisions. Provides little to no coaching to less experienced peers. Must be able to consult with other users on moderately complex system specifications.


Works independently on assigned tasks. Have independent authority to make significant changes to systems and environment.


Job Requirements

  • 2+ yrs. of related IT experience. Bachelor Degree at College of Engineering and Technology or equivalent work experience. Expert knowledge of one or more development language(s) and tool(s). Must be able to determine and document moderately complex software or system functional specifications. Understands moderately complex internal business processes or functions.


  • IT Architecture

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


Job Details

Date Posted September 29, 2017
Date Closes November 2, 2017
Requisition 2121000
Located In Atlanta, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00