Software Engineering Architect – Denver, Colorado
Are you a Software Engineering Architect who wants to assist in the design and build of an application from the ground up? Do you like to set strategies of innovative, efficient technology solutions? If so, come join the global platform team that is leading the rebuilding of Western Union’s core applications in the cloud as a Senior Software Engineering Architect.
Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful
We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 8,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.
Relentless pursuit of Better
In this role you will work on innovative, actionable and efficient technology solutions to drive front end channels (web, mobile apps, kiosk and APIs). You will collaborate with Product Management to filter customer needs into use-cases and high-level requirements and identify suitable solutions. You will ensure that infrastructure for products is architected and delivered according to plan, under budget and deployed successfully. You will provide day-to-day technical leadership, guidance and mentoring to the web production team. You will provide direction and guidance on solution designs and architecture to ensure appropriate fit within enterprise standards. You will work with industry partners in integrating our systems with other applications or systems. You will propose the most optimum technical solutions in order to drive industry “best in class” KPI results. You will integrate new technologies into the Digital Ecosystem.
For this role, you will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields with 8+ years of professional experience or MS with 6+ years of experience. Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, OOPs, and OOA/D. Demonstrated experience in modern programming languages (for example, Java/C++) and design patterns. You will also have extensive experience developing Microservices using Spring Boot, Spring Security, Spring AOP, Oauth2 OIDC. Able to develop low latency, highly scalable Web Services, REST Services and leverage in-memory Caching. Knowledge expert in AWS Cloud platform, EC2, S3, EKS, Lambda, Cloud Watch, ELB/ALB/NLB. Experience in maintaining automated build and release channels using CI/CD pipelines like Jenkins/Spinnaker. Able to monitor tools like JProfiler, ELK, Splunk, Dynatrace and other tools like SOAP-UI, Postman and experience with performance testing and memory optimization.
Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.
We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.
Join us, and let’s connect the world
We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.