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Western Union Application Architect in Denver, Colorado

Application Architect – Denver, CO USA

Are you motivated by a desire to solve challenging IT engineering problems? How about offering up your technical skills in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as an Application 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 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better is enabled by trust and respect

You will partner with Product, Business and Operations teams, as well as other IT teams (internal and external) to analyze requirements and be responsible for development of solutions for portfolio. You will be responsible for technical design, working with SMEs and Architects to deliver sound solutions for the provided requirements including diagramming and creating clear representations of the design. Additionally, you will Interact with development teams for a portfolio, leveraging an off-shore/on-shore resource model while utilizing agile and waterfall methodologies, ensure assigned projects are delivered on time and coordinated with the dependent systems and ensure adherence to established standards.

For such a detailed-driven role, you will have a BS in Computer Science or related fields with a minimum of 8 years of experience or an MS with a minimum of 6 years of experience. You will have demonstrated experience using agile tools (Confluence, JIRA) and solution representation tools (Visio, Lucid Charts) and be able to lead application architecture and design, databases, application hosting (on-prem and Cloud with preference to AWS). To succeed in this role, you will possess an understanding of the processes and tools used in automated as well as manual deployments (Jenkins, Bamboo, Ansible Rundeck). Lastly, proven success with technical concepts of building enterprise application platform using Java/J2EE, Spring Boot, modern HTML5/JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React), SQL/No SQL databases and their use in cloud is essential.

Join us, and let’s move money for better

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.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or any other protected category.

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Annual base salary gross:  $80,699-$142,155. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the Western Union salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. The base salary is one component of Western Union’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include short term incentives, health insurance (several options to choose from), accident and life insurance, access to the best in class learning and development platforms, to name just a few! To view more details of our benefits, visit us here: https://2020-2021.mywubenefits.com

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