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Western Union Assistant Counsel, Tech and IP in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Assistant Counsel, Tech and IP

Requisition #: 1903426

AssistantCounsel, Tech and IP – Denver, CO USA

Are you a software engineer who became a lawyer? Are you looking to combine your software skills with experience in a cutting-edge legal department? How about working for a global FinTech company as we re-imagine the way money can move in order to make the world a better place ? Join Western Union as an Assistant Counsel for Tech and IP.

Motivatedby 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.

Betterrequires process discipline and simplification

Reporting to the Vice President and Head of Technology, IP, Vendor Oversight & Real Estate , you will provide business savvy legal support for technology and intellectual property initiatives across the company. From your base in our global headquarters office in the Denver Tech Center, you will serve as a trusted partner regarding technology and intellectual property matters, including in connection with the development of products, platforms, services and other strategic technology initiatives.

For such a detail-driven role, you’ll have2-4+ years of experience, preferably in law firm practice involving transactional or litigation issues with software technology and/or IP.You will hold Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited school of law and admitted to at least one U.S. state bar as well asBachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering coupled with real hands-on experience with agile software development methodology and DevOps practices.You will have strong oral and written communication skills tailored for the client as well asWillingness to question the status quo and advocate for necessary change to improve internal processes. It will be great if you alsohave experience working with international companies and negotiating in diverse cultures.

Joinus, and let’s move money for better

It’s an exciting time at Western Union. We’re growing as a business and we’re shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience and customer service to new levels of excellence. We’re unleashing our potential. If you’re ready to do the same, 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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