Senior Staff Software Engineer at Careerbuilder in Denver, Colorado

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Senior Staff Software Engineer - Denver, Colorado, United States

Are you looking to build a career in the financial services sector? How about unleashing your skills in a hugely successful business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Senior Staff Software Engineer.

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 assess business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance with emerging technology standards. You will make appropriate product and business trade-offs and given technology direction that leads to measurable product and business outcomes. You will define, design and implement complex multi-tier distributed software systems throughout all phases of the software development process. You will develop technical and domain expertise and apply to solving product challenges. You will interface and collaborate with other engineers in geographically distributed development centers. You will be a coach and mentor junior engineers and be a culture champion on the team and across the company.

Ideally, you will have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field together with 8+ years of software development experience. You will have an excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, OOPs and OOA/D. You will have experience with virtualization and containerization (AWS ECS and Fargate). You'll have experience in building Microservice Architecture as well as experience in creating and consuming RESTful and SOAP based web services. You will have demonstrated experience in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards. You will have demonstrated experience in modern programming languages and design patterns. You will have hands-on experience in JAVA/J2EE, XML, Web technologies and Web services. You'll have a strong understanding of end-to-end software delivery using CI/CD tools (e.g. Terraform, SonarQ, GitLab Pipelines or equivalent).

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.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.


Annual base salary gross:  $102,871 - $188,697. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the Western Union salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. The base salary is one component of Western Union's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include short term incentives, health insurance (several options to choose from), accident and life insurance, access to the best in class learning and development platforms, to name just a few! To view more details of our benefits, visit us here: In addition to the annual salary, this role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus.