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Western Union Leader, Application Design in Denver, Colorado

Leader, Application Design – Denver, CO USA

Does playing a key role in a high-growth digital business sound exciting to you? How about developing your skills in a global organization? Join Western Union as a Leader, Application Design.

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

We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better is enabled by trust and respect

We will be looking to you to manage development teams for a portfolio, leveraging an offshore/on-shore resource model while utilizing agile and waterfall methodologies. You will partner with Product, Business and Operations teams, as well as internal IT teams to evaluate requirements to develop and deliver strategic solutions as well as defining a strategic roadmap to modernize the applications. Additional responsibilities will include performing resource and budget management, ensure adherence to established standards and vendor Service Level Agreements. The team will provide production support and ensure applications and systems meet performance and stability requirements as well as ensuring data quality, integrity and consistency across the organization.

For such a detail-driven and technical role, you will need a minimum of 7 years of experience, along with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent). You will have extensive experience as a people manager, along with developing web portals and eCommerce applications. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills are required for this role, as you will be interfacing with executive teams.

You will need to be proficient in the technical concepts of building enterprise application platforms using Java/J2EE, Spring Boot, TIBCO Technology Stack (Business Works, Active Spaces and EMS), modern HTML5/JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React) and relational databases. Expertise with technical concepts for application architecture and design, databases, application hosting (on-prem and Cloud with preference to AWS) is required to make you successful in this role. Additionally, proven experience in Services Oriented Architecture, Cloud native technologies and experience in migrating of applications from on-prem to Cloud is a plus

Join us, and let’s move money for better

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

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

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. 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 any other protected category.