Application Architect (C/C++) (Ref. No.: 23215548)
Information about the position
- Place of work
- Job description, responsibilities and duties
- First Data is a leading provider of payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants around the world. With over 42 Billion merchant transactions annually and nearly 750 Million credit/debit cards on file, First Data powers the payments value chain in over 80 countries across the globe. We are proud of our extensive customer relationships supporting over 7,000 financial institutions and the largest merchant distribution network in the industry with over 1,200 partners servicing merchants large and small.
Our 25,000 employees are industry experts helping businesses simplify payment processing and improve the customer experience with our broad portfolio of solutions, including: Credit and Debit card issuing and acquiring, STAR® PIN-Debit Network, Point of Sale Terminals and deployment services via our subsidiary, TASQ Technology, Gift Card and Loyalty Solutions, TeleCheck® Electronic Check Acceptance Services, MoneyNetwork® Payroll Distribution, eCommerce and online banking solutions, world-class security services like our new TransArmorsm STAR® CertiflashSM Solutions, and more.
First Data. Beyond the Transaction.
Design, develop and implement application/solutions
Specification of detailed design and appropriate technical solutions based on functional requirements (Low level Technical Specification)
Consultancy within multiple projects
Preparation of detailed designs for internal development activities
Review and approval of detailed designs and code of internal employees and external partners
Coordination of own and third parties design and development activities
Reporting to direct manager
Responsible for development, quality assurance and adherence to development standards
Responsible for creation of stable and high quality software with appropriate functionality
On call service for functional area
Commitment on predefined release dates and development delivery dates
Track, document and perform unit test and support integration and regression test
Contribute to overall team performance, including support and assistance of other team members where necessary
Documenting problems, bugs and resolutions such that other clients may be able to self-diagnose their own problems in the future
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, as well as creativity and the ability to communicate effectively and work in a team environment.
Strong technical skills
Master degree of technical education required
Technical Skills (from Level 1 (beginner) to Level 6 (expert)):
- C/C++ (Level 4)
- Code versioning (e.g. SubVersion) (Level 3)
- Python (Level 2)
- Unit Testing (Level 2)
- Other (TCP/IP, cryptography) (Level 2)
- Cobol, SQL, Unix (Level 1)
Excellent problem solving skills Strong personal commitment to department objectives
Proactive work performance
Economic thinking and acting
Ability to work as a good team player and independently within IT functional units and with business analysts
Intermediate level in technical English required
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First Data's Global Operations and Technology division closely integrates operations, technology and product development to make sure we have the right platforms in place today and into the future to meet the ever changing demands of our partners. With nearly 17,000 employees O&T makes sure we offer the security, reliability, speed, and simplicity that our customers look for in a processing provider.
O&T is a large organization touching nearly every aspect of First Data service delivery, including; product development; client project delivery; infrastructure operations; global service delivery; information services, strategic sourcing, and enterprise security, risk and compliance into a single end-to-end organization.
- Salary offered (gross)
- Contract type
- Information about the selection process
Requirements for the employee
English - advanced
- Main focus of the company's activities
- Information technology, computer programming, web portals
- Number of employees
- 250-499 employees