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Western Union Holdings Inc.

Senior .NET Engineer

Western Union Holdings Inc. - San Francisco, CA

Job Description

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 looking for an Senior .NET Engineer (RISK) based in San Francisco, USA who will
eventually lead a highly technical and dynamic team. This team will be
responsible to build and maintain our next generation software.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

Create complex conceptual designs including
engineering interfaces and interactions.
Research, evaluate and plan technical
solutions to business problems, including software evaluations.
Oversee implementation and adoption of new
technology acquisition, including performing some hands-on engineering
Design integration scenarios for end-to-end
system integration of new and existing solutions.
Proof of Concept – Evaluate various
technologies, performing a proof of concept in each, and define the recommended
Develop and maintain system architecture
strategy and roadmaps, working with engineering partners and business
Contribute to creating a cohesive and reusable
engineering architecture that optimizes for speed and value
Provide expert level support of the Digital
engineering, risk and Big Data Platforms
Be responsible for migration of assigned
platforms and processes as per project timelines and ensure smooth knowledge
transfer in partnership with on-shore and offshore stakeholders
Partner with key stakeholders, both off-shore
and on-shore, and delivering on the service level agreements
Provide mentoring and coaching to Associates
and Jr Associate software engineers. 

What you will need to succeed:

4-6 years of software development and
architecture experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or
Engineering/Business with an emphasis in Information Technology is preferred
Experience developing a common architecture
vision with IT and line of business leaders.
Ability to implement shared infrastructure and
applications to reduce costs and improve information flows. Ensure that
projects do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other and business
and IT strategies.
Strong knowledge of technical frameworks,
methodologies, industry standards and specifications

What will make you stand out: 

Extensive system design experience in business
event-driven transactions
Experiences with full stack .Net development
(C#, Visual Studio, ASP.NET, WCF, environment set up and deployment)
Enterprise Application
Integration (EAI) experience is a plus. Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCP)
are a plus.
API design and development including ReST,
Soap, XML/JSON and Web API2
Database schema design (e.g. SQL Server,
MVC (model-view-controller), code control
(e.g. TFS, GIT) and PowerShell skills
SQL procedural programming experience
Experience with Financial system integrations
Experience with Agile/SCRUM SDLC Methodology
Experience in developing Cloud based .NET
applications in AWS
Experience in Couchbase
Application Lifecycle Management
(ALM) best practices
Active Directory Security and .NET
Rule engine design and development (e.g.
Drools, Blaze, etc.)
Messaging middleware experience (e.g. TIBCO,
N-Service Bus)
Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013 or
Couchbase Server 4.5 or higher
Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience
– S3, EC2, VPC, Lambda, RDS, Dynamo DB, etc.
Knowledge of Big Data and
distributed systems, including data storage and management, searching,
scheduling, logging, serialization, and modelling technologies
Knowledge of graph databases (eg:

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

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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Western Union Holdings Inc.


Senior .NET Engineer Western Union Holdings Inc. - San Francisco, CA, United States


Location: San Francisco, CA

Company Profile:
Western Union Business Solutions is a global leader in foreign exchange and international payments. With industry expertise and market-leading technology, we help companies to deliver funds fast. In 2009, Western Union acquired Custom House, an award-winning industry leader with over 18 years of experience in international payments and currency risk management. By leveraging Custom House's technological innovation and industry experience with a globally-recognized company with a strong financial backing, this acquisition allowed us to further establish our presence in the field of global business-to-business payments, helping our clients to expand into competitive, profitable new markets.