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Staff Software Engineer

Union City, California
16 Sep 2022
Job Description*Staff Software Engineer – San Francisco, CA* 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 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 8,000 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 demonstrate strong capabilities in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards. Interface and collaborate with other engineers in geographically distributed development centers. Strong emphasis on customer journey, product quality, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and continuous development. Design layered application, including user interface, business functionality, and database access. Apply Agile methodology daily and follow Definition of Done (DoD) process for better quality by maintaining 80% and unit test coverage and 70% integration test coverage. Define, design, and implement complex, multi-tier distributed software systems throughout all phases of the software development process. Develop technical & domain expertise and apply to solving product challenges and ensure thorough code reviews. Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and roll out applications with cross-functional impacts. Share engineering support and release  For this role, you will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields with 8+ years of professional experience or MS with 6+ years of experience. Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, OOPs, and OOA/D. Demonstrated experience in modern programming languages (for example, Java/C++) and design patterns. Demonstrated capabilities in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards. Team player with strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to work in a fast paced, iterative development environment and adapt to changing business priorities and to thrive under pressure. Experience with unit testing and mocking frameworks  *Join us, and let’s connect the world* 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 (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. #LI-CM1Additional Job DescriptionAnnual base salary gross: $94,085 - $165,734. 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!
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  • Job Reference: 714032644-2
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Western Union
  • Location: Union City, California
  • Salary: On Application