Western Union Manager, Solution Engineering (Java & Unisys) in Pune, India

Job Title: Manager, Solution Engineering (Java & Unisys)

Requisition #: 1802379

Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?

We’re seeking a Manager, Solution Engineering basedin our Pune, India office . In this role, you will be responsible for implementation of a service delivery model supporting assigned platforms through a predefined frame-work. The broad range of responsibilities include leading engineering and configuration teams, partnering with key stakeholders, both off-shore and on-shore, and delivering on the service level agreements. This includes monitoring on-going risks and providing resolutions, driving process improvements, resource planning & optimization and performance management. The role requires leading, managing and growing the platform assigned to the role.

Soundinteresting? Here are some specifics:

  • Be responsiblefor managing team in design, development, testing and delivery of Western UnionIT systems that are characterized by high volumes, low latency and developedwith a broad range of technologies

  • Be responsiblefor end-to-end delivery of the systems as per project timelines. Ensure smoothknowledge sharing between multi-located global teams and stakeholders

  • Build softwarethat is optimized, well organized and maintainable. Enforce and deliver commonframework architecture and high-level design within the team. Focus onintroducing innovative engineering practices, tools & technologies tocontinuously improve the quality of the system and optimize efforts

  • Work withbusiness partners to understand their needs and proactively lead them tosolutions

  • Provide thetechnical leadership to the teams and guide them in resolving complex technicalproblems

  • Align executionpriorities – project delivery, employee goals, and establish service levelswith business and functional owners to drive high service quality

  • Responsible forteams performance management, employee development, employee engagement, talentattraction and retention programs

  • Provide directoversight of development teams, adhering to development standards and SLAs, andescalating risks and issues to the Engineering Delivery Head

  • Invest time onall projects to remove impediments and provide solutions to technicalchallenges and make escalations as necessary

  • Define and revise(if needed) metric/performance reporting under directions from EngineeringDelivery Head to ensure viability of service levels

  • Participate incapacity and program planning exercises

  • Manage and buildkey strategic partnerships across application teams and resolve issues asneeded

  • Must be able tomulti-task, handling numerous competing priorities

What you willneed to succeed:

  • B.E. / B.Tech. /MCA in Computer Science, Engineering or related field is required

  • 12+ years ofexperience in software engineering and architecture experience in building realtime low latency based systems (preferably in the Financial domain)

  • 5+ years of ITleadership and management experience

  • Strongdemonstrated skills on architecting solutions that are highly available andreliable

  • Strong skills onJava, RDBMS, NoSQL technologies, Cloud services from AWS, Integrationtechnologies like W/ Camel, API Management, Micro-services

  • Skills on Unisysand IBM Message Broker are desired but not necessary

  • Exposure to Fastdata technologies like Spark, Storm, Kafka etc. is desirable

  • Experience in afinancial services/payments /Banking verticals

  • Understanding ofvarious development methodologies, including: Traditional Waterfall andIterative Development Methods (Unified Process and Agile)

  • Prior experienceleading onshore and offshore delivery, including working overlapping businesshours to partner with onshore teams

What will make you stand out:

  • Must be a problemsolver with demonstrated experience in solving difficult technology challenges,with a can-do attitude; possess strong leadership skills in guiding anddirecting teams throughout the SDLC process

  • Self-starter withability to multi-task, prioritize, manage workload, and consistently deliverresults

  • Strong CustomerCentric mindset with an ability to outperform Service Level Agreements onCustomer satisfaction and experience

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive globalpay and benefits

  • Unparalleledexperience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in the world,with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career

  • Diverse, globalteam with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’slike 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 movingmoney 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!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.