Western Union Software Payments Engineering Developer (Java/JEE) in San Francisco, California

Job Title: Software Payments Engineering Developer (Java/JEE)

Requisition #: 1801465

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 SoftwarePayments Engineering Developer (Java/JEE) , based at our San Francisco, California location. As a Payments Engineering Developer, you will be responsible for developing and evolving several applications/products. This includes the Western Union Digital payment processing platform, transformation and pricing engine, systems integration, operational support, and transaction settlement processing.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Design,develop and deliver solutions using Java/JEE and a suite of relatedtechnologies/frameworks including Spring, Hibernate, EJB, Liferay,Caching, Web Services (SOAP/http, RESTful) and others

  • Experienceworking with EAI/Middleware products/frameworks from TIBCO, IBM, Oracle,MuleSoft a plus

  • Integrateapplications by designing database architecture and server scripting;studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, searchengines, and information servers.

  • Have provenexperience working with a team of engineers and service providers in ageographically distributed setup.

  • Must be ableto multi-task, handling numerous competing priorities.

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

  • 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.

  • Providingsupport in the configuring and troubleshooting solution and providingimplementation best practices to development team.

  • Configuringapplications for performance, failover and guaranteed delivery.

  • Support onserver buildout across multiple sites for failover/disaster recovery in ahighly available eco-system

  • Deliver commonframework architecture and high-level design.

  • Develop andimplement new software, maintain and improve existing software

  • Understand thecapabilities and limitations of middleware products and use cutting edgesolutions to address them

  • Addressrequirements across a wide variety of new and old technology platformsincluding mainframes

  • Conductdetailed design, code and test reviews

  • Ensure thatsoftware functionality is implemented with a focus on code optimizationand organization

  • Recommendimprovements to existing software programs

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

  • Providecoaching to Junior Associates and work independently on simple to mediumcomplex projects

What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor'sDegree in Computer Science or Computer Information Technology orEngineering is preferred

  • Minimum of 3-5years of experience in software engineering and architecture experience ina fast-paced corporate environment

  • 5+ yearsJava/JEE experience in building enterprise scale applications/products

  • Stronghands-on experience in Java, J2EE, JSP, EJB, HTML, XML, JSON, Web 2.0,REST/SOAP web services; Excellent SQL knowledge and experience workingwith data bases like Oracle

  • Knowledge ofopen source technologies and frameworks like Liferay, ServiceMix, Camel,CFX a plus

  • Broadexperience in integration projects based on Service Oriented Architecture

  • Experience inEAI/Middleware products from TIBCO, IBM, MuleSoft or others

  • Stronganalytical and debugging skills required

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

  • StrongLinux/Unix skills required, cloud native development (e.g. AWS) a plus

  • Workingexperience using Agile development methodology and associated tools

  • Thrives onworking 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. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including applicants 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 another protected category.

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