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Western Union Group Leader, IT in Denver, Colorado

Are you looking to build a career in the financial services sector by leading a cloud-based development team with a focus on Digital Banking, Monetizing Data and enabling personalized customer journeys? Are you interested in building and running an organization that can balance the needs of banking, cloud engineering and marketplace services? Are you ready to unleash your potential in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as Group Lead, Cloud Data Engineering.

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 relentless pursuit of better.

We’ll be looking to you to you to be a key member of the IT leadership team and contribute to the development and execution of the Future IT Vision. You will be responsible for ensuring Cloud Banking strategy is fully defined and positioning infrastructure to deliver compelling business value.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Lead the engineering and development of a digital bank for the European markets and leading the integrations across the Western Union and Western Union International Bank platforms.

  • Building a next best offer engine that can personalize the offer and journey for each customer.

  • Leverage data to improve customer experience while personalizing each of their digital banking journeys.

  • Partner to drive customer conversion from our current WU.com digital platform to the digital banking platform using data and marketing campaigns.

  • Establish automated monitoring tools to track systems' health, uptime, and outages.

  • You will build successful stakeholder relationships with other IT and business leaders by developing a clear understanding of business needs, acting as a trusted advisor, and ensuring cost-effective delivery of Cloud services to meet business needs.

For such a pivotal role, you’ll ideally have

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, finance or related fields.

  • 10+ years of experience in Information Technology working with emerging technologies with 10+ years in Data Platform experience – specific to owning and enabling capabilities within an enterprise data ecosystem including Digital Banking.

  • Proven history of AWS public cloud and Mambu core banking experience is a plus.

  • Demonstrated industry expertise in implementing core banking platforms, front end UI / UX platforms, Databases, Data Warehousing, Master Data Management Platforms and Pricing Ecosystems.

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.

The base salary range represents the anticipated $ 140,000.00 to $195,000.00 . The overall earnings represent the anticipated low and high end of the Western Union compensation range for this position. Actual compensation will vary and will be based on several factors, such as candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role. Further information will be provided on the short- and long-term incentive programs which are determined on both individual and company performance.

Other rewards and benefits include health insurance, accident and life insurance, unlimited time off policy and access to the best in class learning and development platforms, to name just a few! Our Recruiter will provide further information on Western Union benefits.

To view more details of our benefits, visit us here: https://2020-2021.mywubenefits.com/

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