Sr Web Engineer

Sr Web Engineer

Western Union Careers: Work That Makes A Difference

At Western Union, you can build a career doing work that makes a difference! We are disrupting the cross-border money transfer industry by developing new technologies and partnerships. Watch our recruiting video to get introduced to WU, and visit to learn more!

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 Senior Web, Engineer , based at Western Union's global headquarters in Englewood, Colorado.

In this role you will integrally involved in the implementation and support of all internet/intranet/extranet sites and services provided by Western Union.
In addition, you will:
  • Work closely with other groups within IT Infrastructure and Operations, project managers, development teams and various vendors to implement and support systems within established service level agreements and in accordance with established operating level agreements
  • Installs, configures, tests, upgrades, monitors and administers Web Hosting infrastructures
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent of education preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant business, technical and leadership experience
  • Key technologies to be supported: Tibco - EWS, BM, BE, BEX, AS Adobe CQ5 IBM WebSphere IBM Data Power Appliances Jboss Jetty Apache Web Services
  • Track record of leading technical resources in the Middleware and deployments space or similar technology domain
  • Understanding of systems integration, network topology, directory structures and rational databases
  • Strong sense of innovation and desire to consistently improve on systems and services already provided to customers both internally and externally
  • Experience supporting highly available application infrastructures
  • History of operational innovation and knowledge of DevOps concepts
  • Experience with financial services and other highly regulated industry a plus
  • Able to work under pressure, willing to work off hours and weekends if needed to support production issues
  • Training of technical support staff members
  • Acting as a point of contact for problem escalation and technical knowledge
  • Build out new systems and services based on best practices and high availability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to effectively work under pressure and within strict timelines
  • Experienced in outsourcing and/or managed services
  • Ability to define process and technology standards
With a 160-year history of connecting people when it matters most, Western Union continues to shape the world in which we live. WU offers one of the easiest ways for families and friends to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world. We take pride in being close to our consumers. Together with our Agents, we speak our consumers' languages and live in our consumers' neighborhoods. As a result, our Agents and employees are more like ambassadors. They are ambassadors of trust. Ambassadors of responsibility. And ambassadors of hope. They are the living, breathing manifestation of who we are as a company and reflect the WU behaviors: Inspired. Connected. Driven. Game-Changer. Responsible. EOE/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, veteran status, disability or other protected category.