Big Data Digital Engineering Leader
Big Data Engineering Leader
Are you ready to offer up your technology skills in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Are you passionate about leading technology strategies for business growth and an amazing customer experience? Join Western Union as a Big Data Engineering Leader. 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 requires process discipline and simplification
We'll be looking to you to create vision, strategy, and a plan to build a high performing engineering organization.
Your responsibilities will include knowing how to assess business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards. You'll be making appropriate product and business trade-offs and give technology direction that leads to measurable product and business outcomes. You'll be executing to successful outcomes through diligent planning, attention to detail, effective delegation and efficient decision making. You'll be collaborating with peer and cross functional teams across the globe. You'll be placing a strong emphasis on the customer journey, product quality, performance tuning, troubleshooting and continuous development within the team. You'll lead agile development process at scale. You'll work with Talent Acquisition to recruit, develop and mentor world class engineering talent. You'll be a culture champion on the team and across the company.
For such a pivotal role, you'll ideally have a bachelor's degree in a computer science or related program and 12+ years related experience. Master's degree a plus. You'll be able to provide a proven track record of successful leadership experiences in leading engineering organization at scale. You will have a proven track record driving technology with measurable business improvements as well as excellent decision-making, communication and collaboration skills. You must be able to demonstrated capabilities in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards. You'll have proven experience with architecture design concepts, techniques and the ability to communicate and evangelize those concepts to a broad-based team.
You'll have excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, OOPs and OOA/D. You'll have demonstrated experience in modern programming languages (for example Java/C++) and design patterns. You'll have hands-on experience in building a microservices based architectures and platform developed and deployed at scale. You'll have hands-on experience in Java/J2EE, XML, Web Technologies and Web Services. You'll need to have experience with agile development methodologies with Test Driven Development (TDD) and CI (Continuous Integration)/CD (Continuous Delivery. It would be nice if you have experience working within the financial services industry as well as experience in Cloud (AWS/Azure/Google or Hybrid) based architecture designs and implementations. Finally, part of the WU culture is constantly working towards a lean/agile environment and you strongly embrace these concepts. Join us, and let's move money for better
It's an exciting time at Western Union. We're growing as a business and we're shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience and customer service to new levels of excellence. We're unleashing our potential. If you're ready to do the same, 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.