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Western Union Solution Architect, Solution Engineering(Java,Microservices) in Pune, India

Job Title: Solution Architect, Solution Engineering(Java,Microservices)

Requisition #: 1902263

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 Consultant, Solution Engineering, based in our Pune, India office. In this role, you will be responsible to technically mentor and spearhead technical teams, develop and implement new software, maintain and improve existing software, support applications in Production etc.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

• Must be a leader, willing to “lead by example” and pave the way for strong, robust design patterns as well as set the precedent for using good working practices

• Must lead the team technically

• Develop and implement new software. Maintain and improve existing software

• Ensure that software functionality is implemented with a focus on code optimization

• Recommend improvements to existing software programs

• Troubleshoot application issues and coordinate issue resolution with operations, functional, and technical teams

• Work with a software development team and Service providers in a geographically distributed structure

• Provide coaching to the team and mentor and handhold them through bottlenecks, concerns and issues

• Participate in performance reviews, provide feedback and set

• Work independently on complex projects

What you will need to succeed:

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

• 12-15 years of software development experience. Should be good Solution Architect

• Must be a problem solver with demonstrated experience in solving difficult technology challenges, with a can-do attitude

• Should be strong Solution Architect

• Experience in developing and implementing web-based solutions

• Knowledge of architecture and design concepts, object-oriented design and techniques. Exposure to design patterns is expected

• Experience on both relational databases is a must

• Experience on Webservices and Microservices

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

• Experience in Agile and Iterative development methodologies

• Strong communication skills with ability to interact with partners globally

• Technical areas of expertise:

o Strong Core JAVA, J2EE concepts

o Exposure to relational databases, NOSQL is a plus

o Experience on Core Java including OOPS, exception handling, Collections Framework, abstraction, inheritance etc.

o Experience in using J2EE APIs like JPA, JTA, JMS, JDBC etc.

o Strong experience in Spring framework including Springboot etc.,experience in containerization, API Gateways is a plus

o Experience in Docker/Openshift/Kubernetes/EKS

o Experience with cloud native, cloud enabled applications is required

o Experience with Angular and Springboot is must

o Troubleshooting application issues in a complex code base

o Comfortable with a Scrum project management style

o Comfortable interacting with customers to solve issues and discuss technical questions

o Database exposure – Solid experience on relational database, Oracle is preferred

o Prior experience with financial domain is a plus

What will make you stand out:

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

• Must be a problem solver with demonstrated experience in solving difficult technology challenges, with a can-do attitude

What’s in it for you?

• Competitive global pay and benefits

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

• Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

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!

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.