Group Leader, IT at Western Union
Group Leader IT - Denver, CO
Does working for a global FinTech company passionate about protecting customers interest you? Are you looking to be responsible for influencing a multinational company's strategic thinking and with a strong emphasis on the customer journey, product quality, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and continuous development? Join Western Union as Group Leader IT.
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.
Relentless pursuit of better
You will oversee multiple teams, including full-time employees and managed services teams for each functional area in a globally distributed staffing model. This position will define the strategic roadmap for each functional area, driving transformation and optimizations of applications and technology, driving key business project initiatives while supporting overall solutions delivery end to end for the products and applications. You will be a hands-on leader, setting the direction for the team and demonstrating measurable results. In this role, you will be the product technology owner responsible for multiple critical systems using a broad range of technologies and platforms, including IBM Mainframe, AWS & related cloud technologies, COBOL, Java, .net, SQL Server, etc. As such, you will be responsible for application stability, uptime and 24X7 support.
For such a critical role, you will need to have demonstrate your leadership experience in leading engineering organizations . A BS in Computer Science or equivalent with 8 plus years of professional experience . Experience in a leadership role is a must. You will have a proven ability to understand the business and to contribute to the technology direction that drives measurable business improvements, along with a history of decision-making, communication, and collaboration skills. You have demonstrated capabilities in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards.
Your understand computer science fundamentals, data structures hands on experience in modern programming languages (for example, Java/C++), building microservices-based architecture, and cloud-native development preferred . You have a working knowledge of cloud best practices, and recommending optimizations and efficiencies in workflows, processes, solutions, and architecture accordingly.
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 most significant 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.
The on-target earnings range is $192,465. - $256,621. which includes a base salary of
$137,475 - $ 183,301 short-term (20% of base), and long-term (20% of base) incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on a candidate's 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, flexible time off, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! To view details of our benefits, visit https://mywubenefits.com/.