Director IT – Java – Global Web Services Team
At First Data we believe our employees are exceptional people and we invest in their growth by delivering continuous training and development and rewarding benefits for a fulfilling career.
Join First Data as we build out a global web services team to expand services across new architecture platforms. The Director position will lead a newly-formed software development group as we develop and build out new Java web services in support of a wide range of financial applications and client solutions enabling next-generation commerce.
About the Role:
Based in our Basildon Office the Director is responsible for managing a global team (US/UK) coaching and providing guidance, planning and direction the team. You will proactively allocate resources and manage costs/expenses. You will demonstrate a hands-on approach and lead and motivate your team to design and develop high quality new web service financial application platforms which will support a wide range of applications and client solutions enabling next-generation commerce.
You will recommend strategy and ensure the implementation of high-end, business-wide, critical strategy set by senior management. You and your team prioritise and execute projects in a high pressure and fast paced environment where requirements are consistently evolving.
Here at First Data we are always looking for passionate, empowered and innovative individuals to join us. In addition to this we are also looking for the following skills and experience in relation to this role:
- Experience managing a team and coaching/mentoring other developers
- Extensive related technical experience (Java – essential)
- Strong communication skills & ability to provide technical consultation to the business
- Expert knowledge of business operations, policies and practices.
- Previous experience within FS/FinTech/Payments is highly desirable
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience and/or Certifications.
About First Data:
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.
Whether you are just beginning your career or have many years of experience, First Data can provide you with exciting challenges and opportunities to develop.
Please apply to see how you can take your career beyond with First Data.
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First Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer