Western Union Senior Application Developer in Montvale, New Jersey

Job Title: Senior Application Developer

Requisition #: 1802334

Western Union is changing. Yes, we’re the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. But we’re on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved – billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that meet the needs of today’s global consumers and businesses. So, if you’re looking for a company on the move – and truly one of the most diverse work environments on the planet – then Western Union could be for you.

Right now, we are seeking a SeniorApplication Developer , based in Montvale, New Jersey.

Senior Application Developers are part of the Western Union wuTech organization designing, building, enhancing and supporting the enterprise class systems that power Western Union. This role works across the IT organization and with business partners to build out complex solutions and drive value through automation and new product capabilities. You will play an important role in designing and developing scalable, message based, event driven micro-service-oriented systems that are the engine behind Western Union. The Senior Application Developer will work on efficient technology solutions based on the business requirements for the integration services and micro services platforms that serve the POS applications including digital applications.

SoundInteresting? Here are some specifics:

  • Participatein the design and documentation of new and enhanced services

  • Participatesin technical discussions between internal teams and external partners asrequired

  • Takelead role in identifying technical solutions for services and applications

  • Assistsupport teams in solving application issues

  • Consult,develop and maintain all solution integration options ensuring alignmentwith business objectives

  • Implementbest practices, frameworks, design patterns, tools and referencearchitectures

  • Createsdetailed engineering functional solution documentation and artifacts.Prepares/updates the technical guides (‘how to’ docs) shared with partners

  • Workswith internal teams to drive continuous improvement

  • Workson complex, cross functional projects and with cross functional teamsincluding offshore teams

  • Partof the team to ensure that no business impact and all required changesdelivered according to plan, design, and deployed successfully

  • Provideday-to-day technical support and mentoring to our production support teamas required

  • Implementthe design and develop robust and scalable solutions.

  • Takeinitiatives in solving problems

  • Quicklearning of the business and functional domain to be able to providebetter solution options

  • Willingto take challenges and work on new technology

Whatyou need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Scienceor Technology related field is preferred with 5-6+ years of total relevantsoftware development experience

  • Must be a problem solver withdemonstrated experience in solving technology challenges, with a can-doattitude

  • Experience in developing andimplementing web services and solution

  • Strong knowledge of architecturedesign concepts, object-oriented design and techniques

  • Knowledge of logical and physicaldatabase architectures and operating systems

  • Experience in Agile, DevOps andIterative development methodologies

  • Self-starter with ability tomulti-task, prioritize, manage workload, and consistently deliver results

  • Strong communication skills includingdemonstration of written functional specifications and technical designwith ability to interact with partners globally

  • Strong knowledge of cloud services,experience working on AWS/Azure is a big plus 1 or 2 Years of experiencein the Financial industry a plus Technical areas of expertise: IBM MQSeries, IIB (10&9), Message Broker (8 & 7) DataPower(XI52/XI50/XB62/XG45) C, C++, Java, J2EE, ESQL, XSLT and Java Script WMQI,WTX HTTP, SOAP, JSON, RESTful APIs UNIX (AIX, Solaris), Windows, LinuxShell Script Agile Scrum-JIRA/Confluence Source Control-GIT, SVN CI/CD-Jenkins/Ansible DB2, ORACLE, Couchbase Experience in TIBCO BW, EMS is aplus

What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. 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 other protected category.