First Data Java Application Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

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 looking for a Java/J2EE Application Analyst for a full-time role in Atlanta, GA.

Candidate will work on 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 Webshepere 8, JBOSS wildfly. The candidate will work closely with Technical Leads, Architects, other Software Engineers, and Quality Engineers in a collaborative environment. Experience with Mainframe jobs desirable.

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 * 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. * Ability to guide and mentor developers on technical items. * Ability to write POCs for solutions or fixes based on the projects that can be integrated with other components. * 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 Scope of Job Works on moderate to complex projects and issues within functional area. Coaches and leads less experienced IT staff and business managers.

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

Job Requirements * Proven experience in designing and deploying enterprise-level business or technical applications Java/J2EE frameworks such as Spring MVC, Struts, and Hibernate. * Experience in mainframe and DB2. * 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 *Qualifications: * 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

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

Job: *Applications Development

Title: Java Application Analyst

Location: Georgia-Atlanta-Atlan-5565 Glenridge Connector

Requisition ID: 2129021