Hunt Valley, MD
First Data is currently looking for an entry level COBOL Intern to work on online and batch applications that support credit card processing. This is a great opportunity to work on and support next generation payment technologies.
The First Data Technical Intern Program offers talented college students an opportunity to develop leadership skills and gain hands on experience working as part of a truly global support team working with professionals across the enterprise.
As an Intern on our development team, you will work on our core products and services; you will be interacting with the Application Development teams across the country and overseas; you will interact with Product Managers, Project Managers, GIO (Global Infrastructure Operations) resources and Client/Partner IT resources to collaborate on projects.
Job Specific Responsibilities
Writes code, programs, tests, and analyzes new application software.
Must be currently enrolled in a college/university pursuing a degree in business, computer science or related degree
Current class standing of Junior or above is preferred
Must have a current GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
We are looking for a candidate that has any experience and/or schooling in:
Mainframe Java Skills
Power Builder optional
XML . XHTML, ect. optional Experience with MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint required, VISIO preferred.
Ability to perform duties under limited supervision, applying organizational and analytical skills.
Candidate must demonstrate a strong work ethic, follow through and reliability.
Strong communication skills.
Business Segment Overview
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.