19 days old

Principal Software Engineering Architect

Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677

Principal Software Engineering Architect Woodcliff Lake, NJ -USA or remote

Are you motivated by a desire to solve challenging IT engineering problems? How about offering up your technical skills in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Principal Software Engineering Architect.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Relentless pursuit of Better

In this role you will be a trusted technology advisor to the Leadership team: Serve as on-the-ground technical voice for a wide variety of cross-functional initiatives. You will navigate internal networks, build internal consensus. You will internalize existing systems design and interdependencies with the related systems and drive continuous improvement of performance, security and reliability. You will work with engineering and business partners to define and build out complex solutions driving value through business process simplification, automation and new product capabilities and innovations. You will create vision, strategy, and plan to build high performance and large-scale real-time systems that scale to billions of transactions per day. You will assess business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards. You will collaborate with peer and cross functional teams across the globe. You will have a strong emphasis on customer journey, product quality, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and continuous development.

For this role you will have a track records of successful software architecture design and implementation at enterprise level. You will posses a bachelors degree in Computer Science or related fields with 12+ years of professional experience or MS with 10+ years of experience. You have proven ability to understand the business and ability to contribute to technology direction that drives measurable business improvements. You have demonstrated capabilities in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards. You have experience with architecture design concepts and techniques and the ability to communicate and evangelize those concepts to internal stakeholders and external partners. You have an excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, OOPs, and OOA/D. You have demonstrated experience in modern programming languages (for example, Java/JavaScript) and design patterns. You have hands-on experience in building a microservices based architecture and platform developed and deployed at scale. You have hands-on experience building enterprise application platforms using Java/J2EE, Spring Boot, modern HTML5/JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React), SQL/No SQL databases, Web technologies, Web Services. You have experience in Cloud (AWS/Azure/Google or Hybrid) based architecture designs and implementations. You have experience with agile development methodologies with Test Driven Development (TDD) and CI (Continuous Integration)/CD (Continuous Delivery). A huge plus for this role is experience in Financial Services industry and NodeJS/.NET knowledge, using peripheral devices on POS.

Join us, and lets connect the world

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.


The annual gross base salary range is $135,840.00 - $226,400.00. This role is also eligible to receive annual bonus. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. Actual salaries will vary and are based on factors such as a candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! To view details of our benefits, visit https://mywubenefits.com/.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-08-05

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