First Data JAVA Architect -IPG in Poland_State Level, Poland

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

Job Description:

  • The Senior Application Architect is to drive the design, implementation and maintenance of web based applications and interfaces within the First Data Application Architecture. This person will technically coordinate a small team of developers on various projects related to enhancing and maintaining several web applications.

  • The Senior Application Architect will work closely with the Business Systems Architect and the Web Application Architecture teams in Slovakia and Germany, to design solutions, ensuring standard approaches are taken and new applications fit into the existing platforms.

  • The Senior Application Architect will also work closely with Product Development to identify and analyze functional requirements and implement software solutions to meet those needs. The role requires to find the best architecture based on new development frameworks.

  • Duties include requirements analysis, providing sizing estimates, development of detailed design specifications, implementation and unit testing. In addition, this staff member is a key player in diagnosing and mediating production issues should they arise.

    Job Responsibilities:

  • Architect and design high-quality, high-performance business technology solutions that meet the requirements defined to solve a business need

  • Lead a small team of internal and external developers on various projects and manage all of the technical aspects of medium-scale projects, and manage small projects from requirement phase through to deployment and production handover

  • Slice projects into work packages and distribute those to internal, external and offshore developer members

  • Track development progress

  • Plan / build / configure / develop solutions within the specified timelines

  • Develop system test plans to ensure a comprehensive approach to delivering quality technology solutions to the business. Address all reported defects within a timely fashion

  • Initiate and coordinate production handover. Ensure success of setting new versions into production. On-Call duty for supporting the production handover.

    Job Requirements

  • Design services / applications and develop distributed, highly scalable, efficient, and fault-tolerant systems focused on creating solutions within service-oriented architecture (SOA)

  • Strong problem solving, analytical and programming skills with a strong understanding of principles behind service-oriented architecture (SOA)

  • Expert knowledge of: Java, J2EE, Spring, XML, XSLT, HTML, Struts, JavaScript, Servlets, JDBC, AXIS, JSF, Spring WebFlow, Spring Web Services

  • Strong understanding of: Web Site Security , Session Management, Relational Databases, Linux, JBoss, Browser Specific Compatibility Issues

  • Strong background in developing applications with graphical user interfaces (GUIs)

  • Expert in software development approach based on SCRUM and Agile methodologies

  • Experience in taking the projects from the requirements phase to the delivery phase using the full software development life cycle

  • English - expert (interpreting), German (will be a plus)

Job: *Applications Development

Title: JAVA Architect -IPG

Location: Poland-Poland_State Level-Warsaw-Wars-Jana Pawla II 66, Diamond

Requisition ID: 2216094