Western Union Senior Payments Engineering Developer in San Francisco, California

Job Title: Senior Payments Engineering Developer

Requisition #: 1802244

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 SeniorPayments Engineering Developer , based at our San Francisco, California location.

Sound interesting? Hereare some specifics:

  • Haveproven experience in working with a team of engineers and Serviceproviders in a geographically distributed structure.

  • Mustbe able to multi-task, handling numerous competing priorities

  • Workwith business partners to understand their needs and proactively lead themto solutions

  • Providesolution implementation including: system set-ups, development, system andintegration testing, and user training

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

What you will need tosucceed:

  • Bachelor's/Masters/Ph.D., inComputer Science and Engineering, Math, Physics, Statistics, preferred

  • Minimumof 4-7 years of experience in software engineering and architectureexperience in a fast-paced corporate environment.

  • Strongcommunication skills with ability to interact with partners globally.

  • Comprehensiveexperience in Java, J2EE, JSP, EJB, HTML, XML, Web 2.0, AJAX, REST, JSONWeb Services, Oracle Database and PL-SQL

  • Experiencein TIBCO major software, BusinessWorks, Business Events, EMS, Hawk, andAdapters will be an asset.

  • Experiencegenerating technical requirements, functional solution development, anddocumentation

  • Handson experience integrating with banks, acquirers and processors in anecommerce environment.

  • Experiencewith architecture design concepts and techniques and the ability tocommunicate and evangelize those concepts to a broad based team.

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

  • Abilityto make the development and architecture teams operate efficiently throughthe use of best practices, processes and tools.

  • Strongproblem solving skills, ability to triage technical issues and driveresolution with cross functional teams.

  • Thriveson working under pressure in a fast paced multi-project environment.

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.