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Java Enterprise Architect

First Data Mountain View, CA

Job Description



First Data (NYSE: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. The company's 24,000 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 2,500 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. 

We're currently looking for Enterprise Architects to join our growing team. This is not an entry-level position.

This position will be based in Mountain View, CA.
However, we will also consider candidates that are based in Omaha, NE or Atlanta, GA

You should be an effective communicator, quick to learn new tools and systems and flexible in the face of changes. Our environment is extremely fast-paced and needs someone who is comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment.

Job Responsibilities
The ideal candidate should be a hands-on developer with 8-10 years of experience, who shall lead complex projects and ensures the success of enterprise-level application roll outs. Determines and develops architectural approaches and solutions, conducts reviews, documents current systems and develops recommendations of how to proceed with the applications. 

Consults with senior IT management on the design of moderately complex systems and projects. 

May consult with leadership on emerging technologies. Supports existing business systems applications. Performs additional job duties as required.

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.


We are looking for an Enterprise Architect to design, develop, and implement applications using Java/AWS technologies (Java, Play  Framework, Hibernate) on AWS platform to support business requirements with an emphasis on database design. You will develop robust and maintainable software and work with top-notch engineers and architects to create elegant and understandable designs. 


Job Requirements

  • 8 - 10 yrs. of related IT experience. Bachelor's Degree at College of Engineering and Technology or equivalent work experience.
  • Expert with Java/J2EE. Java back-end developers. Experience with Java 8, Play Framework.
  • Expertise in object-oriented development utilizing GoF design patterns and best practices. Experience developing and optimizing JPA or Hibernate ORM.
  • Experience developing and maintaining RESTful web services.
  • Use of data profiling methods to analyze data sources. Experience in AWS services and development life cycle of applications in AWS. Experience in AWS data tools and technologies.
  • Experience in ETL process design and development
  • NoSQL/SQL and database design experience. Object-Oriented Design experience
  • Possesses broad based and in-depth knowledge of complex technologies, tools, methodologies, the enterprise and industry.

  • Strong understanding of how technology relates to business, market and industry and applies knowledge to support the needs of critical systems and projects.


  • IT Architecture

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer



Job Details

Date Posted December 6, 2018
Date Closes January 9, 2019
Requisition 170000JP
Located In Mountain view, CA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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