Western Union Associate Manager, Solution Engineering (Dot Net Solution Architect) in Pune, India
Job Title: Associate Manager, Solution Engineering (Dot Net Solution Architect)
Requisition #: 1802694
The Opportunity: Software Engineering Associate Manager - .Net Frameworks
Want to do work on a massively global scale with a FINTECH company that is poised to revolutionize the industry? Get to know WU as we establish a new, world-class Technology Engineering Center (TEC) in Pune, India to support global strategic initiatives. Be one of the first leaders to join the team and help shape our company’s digital capabilities and revolutionize an industry!
Among digital, person-to-person, international money transfer providers Western Union is the leader in number of customers, transactions and receive countries. We’ve built a powerful, cross-border technology platform for quickly moving money almost anywhere in the world. What sets us apart is a combination of a physical AND rapidly expanding digital network across 200 countries and territories with access to over 130 global currencies, our global compliance expertise and the proprietary technology behind it all.
We continue to invest heavily in using, and developing technology that allows us to move money seamlessly; eliminating barriers based on location, currency, payment method, platform, etc. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are a leader in both!
We are looking for Software Engineering Associate Manager who can lead a highly technical and dynamic team. This team will be responsible to build and maintain our next generation software.
Lead a team of software developers with a broad range of responsibilities including software architecture, design, development, unit testing and software configuration management
Build software that is optimized, well organized and maintainable
Monitoring on-going risks and providing resolutions, driving process improvements, resource planning & optimization and performance management
Coordinate architecture review, oversight, and implementation in conjunction with the WU-Architecture team
Be responsible for migration of assigned platforms and processes as per project timelines and ensure smooth knowledge transfer in partnership with on-shore and offshore stakeholders
Partner with key stakeholders, both off-shore and on-shore, and delivering on the service level agreements
Invest time daily on all projects to remove impediments and provide solutions to technical challenges and make escalations as necessary
Participate in capacity and program planning exercises
Manage and mentor a team of 6-10 engineers
Maintain effective communication with clients, business and partners as needed
What we require:
B.E. / B.Tech. / MCA in Computer Science, Engineering or related field is required
8-12 years of software development experience with focus on leading teams to deliver technology focused projects preferred
Prior experience leading onshore and offshore delivery, including working overlapping business hours to partner with onshore teams
Must be a problem solver with demonstrated experience in solving difficult technology challenges, with a can do attitude; possess strong leadership skills in guiding and directing teams throughout the SDLC process
Extensive prior experience in developing applications and web based systems and solutions
Self-starter with ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage workload, and consistently deliver results
Strong Customer Centric mindset with an ability to outperform Service Level Agreements on Customer satisfaction and experience
Experience in Agile and Iterative development methodologies is a must
Strong communication skills with ability to interact with partners globally
Experience in a financial services/payments /Banking verticals is a plus
Technical areas of expertise:
o Extensive system design experience in business event-driven transactions
o Full stack .Net development (C#, MVC, WCF)
o Object Oriented Design
o API design and development including REST, Soap, XML/JSON and Web API
o Exposure to Angular 2.0 or above
o Database schema design (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle)
o SQL procedural programming experience
o Exposure to AWS/Azure
If you’re ready for a challenge and want to be involved in something that will change an industry and impact millions of people and businesses around the world, then apply today!