First Data Corporation | www.firstdata.com |
Published in the March/April 2013 issue of print Search & Employ® |
First Data is a global technology and payments processing leader, serving more than 6 million merchant locations, thousands of card issuers, and millions of consumers worldwide. First Data’s headquarters are in Atlanta, and it has business operations – and more than 24,000 employees – in 34 countries. In 2011, First Data’s revenue was $10.7 billion, and its worldwide transaction volume was 56 billion. The company ranked seventh on the 2012 FinTech 100 global list of technology providers to the financial services industry.
The electronic payments industry is changing rapidly, driven by technology and consumer trends that are increasing demand for greater mobility and integration. First Data’s career opportunities include – but are not limited to – operations, information technology, finance, human resources, sales, and relationship management.
The company has been a long-time supporter of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). First Data has received numerous awards in association with ESGR, including the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation’s highest award for supportive employers.
The company likes to hire veterans because they take advantage of educational benefits and earn high academic achievement from nationally recognized universities and colleges; have a proven track record of success as leaders in some of the most challenging environments imaginable; and are able to transfer the skills learned in the military, producing exceptional results for corporate organizations.The company appreciates the values, leadership, dedication, and unique skills they bring to the global team.