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J2EE Application Developer

First Data Atlanta, GA

Job Description



First Data is looking for a JAVA/J2EE Application Developer with pref. experience in payment processing or banking domain. This highly visible position will require design and development of various features to modernize the payment processing solution leveraging Java, J2EE and other technologies.


Position Description Overview

Java/Web Development: Java web application development including the design, coding and testing of applications and components using multiple Java technologies and frameworks (Core Java, Spring, Hibernate, JSP, JSON) and application servers JBOSS wildfly. The candidate will work closely with Technical Leads, Architects, other Software Engineers, and Quality Engineers in a collaborative environment.


Application Support: The candidate will also be an escalation point of contact for application support issues, and is required to be able to handle challenging issues related to supporting various applications and systems. Participation in an active on-call rotation is vital to maintaining acceptable levels of service delivery for clients.


Job Responsibilities

  • Consults with project teams and functional units on the design of important projects or services. Supports existing business systems applications. Performs additional job duties as required.

  • Responsible for responding to application support escalations which involve troubleshooting technical issues and resolving data/configuration issues. Collaborate with multiple internal teams across disparate groups to resolve client support escalations.

  • Collaborate with Product Management and Engineering to review software enhancements and provide design feedback. Collaborate with peers on complex projects as required (e.g. data center modifications, build-out for DR sites, etc.).

  • Create/Maintain documentation for operational procedures as required. Provide after-hours and on-call support for client service delivery. Demonstrated ability to translate Business/Technical requirements into High level and Low Level Design documents.

  • Demonstrated ability to determine and document complex software or system functional specifications. Demonstrated ability to Gather requirements in close cooperation with Product and other non-technical staff. Proven experience in diagnosing and troubleshooting technical issues

Additional Information

** U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. without any sponsorship are encouraged to apply. Unfortunately, We are unable to sponsor at this time.**



  1. This is a Full-Time Permanent job opportunity.
  2. No OPT-EAD, GC-EAD, H4-EAD, TN Visa & H1B Consultants please. No Corp-to-Corp or third part agencies.

Scope of Job

Works on moderate to complex projects and issues within functional area. Coaches and leads less experienced IT staff and business managers.



Works more independently with IT functional units and business units. Recommends strategies for improving system applications.


Job Requirements

  • 5-7 yrs. of related IT experience. Expert in multiple languages and tools. Some knowledge in emerging technologies. Possesses strong knowledge of application development technologies, tools and methodologies. Strong understanding of complex internal business processes or functions.

  • Basic Skill Set: - Proven experience in designing and deploying enterprise-level business or technical applications Java/J2EE frameworks such as Spring MVC, Struts and Hibernate. Proven experience implementing web services and web service interfaces using WSDL, XSD, XML, SOAP/REST frameworks and technologies. Possess understanding of digital SSL certificate installation, application usage and validation. 

  • Basic networking, routing, and security strategies. Proven RDBMS experience and knowledge including reading and writing SQL scripts, stored procedures, functions, etc. Strong experience in Web & Application servers (Jboss Application Server preferred).

  • Experience with SDLC, Agile development and Waterfall methodologies. Strong user/admin experience with Linux/Unix command line. Familiarity with debugging and monitoring systems such as Splunk, Optier.

  • BS/BA degree in computer science, information technology or an equivalent field. Proven experience in software development and production support. Experience working in a client delivery role with direct client interaction.

  • Strong knowledge of web and software development methodologies and best practices


  • IT Architecture

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Details

Date Posted April 19, 2018
Date Closes May 23, 2018
Requisition 170000HT
Located In Atlanta, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00