1+ months

Senior Application Architect

Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677

Senior Application Architect Woodcliff Lake, NJ USA or Remote

Are you motivated by a desire to solve challenging IT engineering problems? How about offering up your technical skills in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Senior Application Architect.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Relentless pursuit of Better

For this role you will create sound, high availability technical solutions working with SMEs and Architects including prototyping and creating clear representations of the solutions. You will maintain stability, performance and security of the solution. You will focus on innovation to ensure solution is evolving with technology and market trends. You will ensure adherence to established standards and be responsible for the technical aspects of the project. Your will partner with Product, Business and Operations teams, as well as other IT teams (internal and external) to develop solutions focusing on changes in technology area and major architecture changes within portfolio. You will interact with development teams for a portfolio, leveraging an off-shore/on-shore resource model while utilizing agile methodologies. You will become a SME and the owner of a specific system area to support its vision and roadmap. You will put a strong emphasis on customer journey, product quality, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and continuous development.

For this role you will have a track record of successful software architecture design and implementation at enterprise level. You will hold a bachelors degree in Computer Science or related fields with 8+ years of professional experience or masters degree with 5+ years of experience. You will have excellent communication, analytical and sound judgement skills. You will have a deep knowledge and experience in application architecture including Databases, Application hosting, Cloud (AWS preferable). You will have a demonstrated experience in modern programming languages and design patterns. You also have hands-on experience in building a microservices based architecture and platform developed and deployed at scale. You have hands-on experience building enterprise application platforms using Java/J2EE, Spring Boot, modern HTML5/JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React), SQL/No SQL databases and their use in cloud, Web technologies, Web Services. You have experience with agile development methodologies with Test Driven Development (TDD) and CI (Continuous Integration)/CD (Continuous Delivery). It would be a great addition for you to have experience in Financial Services industry. A nice to have is NodeJS/.NET knowledge and using peripheral devices on POS.

Join us, and lets 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. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll 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.


The annual gross base salary range is $108,343.00 - $180,572.00. This role is also eligible to receive annual bonus and stock. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. Actual salaries will vary and are based on factors such as a candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! To view details of our benefits, visit https://mywubenefits.com/.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-05-31 Expires: 2022-08-04

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