1+ months

Core Banking Engineer

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid 28014

Core Banking Engineer Madrid, Spain

Do you view Core Banking Engineering in the retail financial industry as more than just account processing, and instead see it as an opportunity to improve the Digital Banking customer experience? As a successful engineer, do you feel empowered to quickly respond to Core Banking product enhancement requests, functionality issues, and implementation to ensure new Digital banking capabilities are delivered to the customers in an agile fashion? Do you have experience working with modern Core Banking systems, solutioning and developing enhancements, and implementing banking clients? If so, why not consider joining Western Unions new Digital Banking hub in Madrid as Core Banking Engineer?

Western Union powers your pursuit.

We recently launched digital banks and wallets in multiple markets to enhance our customers experiences with a cutting-edge digital Ecosystem. As a member of the Core Banking Engineering team, your primary responsibility will be to establish core digital banking and wallet solutions globally.

Role Responsibilities

  • Lead work on innovative, actionable, and efficient technology solutions to drive Core Banking systems implementations and enhancements in the assigned region.

  • Demonstrate strong capabilities in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards.

  • Execute success through diligent planning, attention to detail, effective delegation, and efficient decision-making.

  • Interface and collaborate with other engineers in geographically distributed development centers.

  • Strong emphasis on customer journey, product quality, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and continuous development

  • Develop technical & domain expertise and apply it in solving product challenges.

  • Share engineering support and release.

  • Be a culture champion on the team and across the company.

Role Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science or related fields with 3 to 6+ years of professional experience.

  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned technical development tasks.

  • Ability to mentor junior team members.

  • Experience working with Core Banking systems. Mambu or similar core banking technology.

  • Hands-on experience with Mambu Process Orchestrator (MPO)

  • Experience solving functional product needs by effectively leveraging the configuration capabilities of the underlying Core banking systems and MPO

  • Hands-on experience implementing, enhancing, or supporting Core Banking systems.

  • Hands-on experience in Java/J2EE, XML, Web technologies, Web Services

  • Experience with agile development methodologies with Test Driven Development (TDD) and CI (Continuous Integration)/CD (Continuous Delivery)

  • Experience with unit testing and mocking frameworks

  • Demonstrated experience in modern programming languages (for example, Java/C++) and design patterns.

  • Experience with integrations, APIs, and enterprise platforms like Mulesoft is a plus.

  • Proven ability to understand the business and ability to contribute to technology direction that drives measurable business improvements.

  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, OOPs, and OOA/D

  • Hands-on experience in building microservices-based architecture and platform developed and deployed at scale Hands-on experience in building a microservices-based architecture and platform developed and deployed at scale.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, iterative development environment and adapt to changing business priorities and thrive under pressure.

  • Team player with strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Excellent decision-making, communication, and collaboration skills.

  • Demonstrated capabilities in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards.

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for whats next.

Western Union is positioned to become the worlds most accessible financial services company transforming lives and communities.To support this, we have launched a Digital Banking Service and Wallet across several European markets to enhance our customers experiences by offering a state-of-the-art digital Ecosystem. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If youre ready to help drive the future of financial services, its time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.

Our Hybrid Work Model (Hybrid)

Western Union values in-person collaboration, learning, and ideation whenever possible. We believe this creates value through common ways of working and supports the execution of enterprise objectives which will ultimately help us achieve our strategic goals. By connecting face-to-face, we are better able to learn from our peers, problem-solve together, and innovate.

Our Hybrid Work Model categorizes each role into one of three categories. Western Union has determined the category of this role to be Hybrid. This is defined as a flexible working arrangement that enables employees to divide their time between working from home and working from an office location. The expectation is to work from the office a minimum of three days a week.


You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few (https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

Your Spain-specific benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave plus 14 public holidays

  • Comprehensive life & medical cover including dependents.

  • Contributory pension plan

  • Preventative Care Assistance program

We are passionate about 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 based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.




  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-04-26 Expires: 2023-10-20

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