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Western Union Principal Software Engineering Architect in Denver, Colorado

Principal Software Engineering Architect – Denver, Colorado

Are you a Principal 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 Principal 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 10,000 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 Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Information Technology or Engineering with 12+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture and solutions. You will have a proven track record of having delivered quality enterprise-class applications with strong experience in frontend technologies (Angular, React, Mobile), APIs (REST, Springboot, API gateway), Cloud expertise (AWS, GCP). You will have experience with Application Servers, Network, Databases, Hardware, Security, BigData (Hadoop) and Web Servers. You will have experience architecting globally available infrastructure services based on third party “loud” providers and corporate data centers.

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.