Senior Software Engineer - Wordpress

| Denver, CO, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 110,000-130,000 Annually
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Senior Software Engineer (Wordpress)– Denver, CO (Hybrid)

Do you excel at front-end development? Are you interested in improving the customer experience, and utilizing your strengths to help build a great product? If so, why not consider joining Western Unions’ new Digital Banking hub as a member of our Digital Banking Infrastructure and Technology team.


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 Senior Software Engineer your primary responsibility will be to ensure our landing pages are customer friendly and working properly to ensure a smooth visit to our sites.


Key Responsibilities

· 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 it to solving product challenges.

· Thorough code reviews

· Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and roll out applications with cross-functional impacts.

· Share engineering support and release. 


Role Requirements

· B.E. / B.Tech. / MCA in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent professional experience.

· 5+ years of developing web applications/Hybrid apps across devices

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

· Strong experience in WordPress, PHP, MySQL, ReactJS, and NodeJS.

· Excellent programming skills in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, REST, JSON specific for CMS platforms

· Experience with architecture design concepts and techniques and the ability to communicate and evangelize those concepts to a broad-based team.

· 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.

· Load testing and performance optimization of hybrid mobile applications.

· Understanding of various development methodologies, including Traditional Waterfall and Iterative Development Methods (Unified Process and Agile)

· Strong problem-solving skills, ability to triage technical issues and drive resolution with cross functional teams.

· Proven ability to interact effectively with people in all levels of the organization (cross-functional, on/shore technical teams and senior management)

Nice to have:

· Experience in creating and consuming RESTful and SOAP based web services.

· Hands-on experience in Angular, React Native, Java/J2EE, XML, Web technologies, Web Services, GraphQL

· Experience developing data-ingesting applications using an industry standard RDBMS. NoSQL experience

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

· Ability to adapt to changing business priorities and to thrive under pressure.

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

· Hands-on experience in building high performance and large-scale real-time systems that scale to billions of transactions per day.



We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for what’s next.

Western Union is positioned to become the world’s 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. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If you’re ready to help drive the future of financial services, it’s time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at



The base salary range is $110,000 - $130,000 USD per year. This role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus that aligns with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates' qualifications, skills, and competencies.



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 ( 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 United States – specific benefits include:

· Family First Program

· Time off

· Medical, Dental and Life Insurance

· Tuition Assistance Program

· Parental Leave


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.

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.




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Western Union Headquarters, located in the heart of the Denver Tech Center, offers stunning views, modern amenities, and access to nearby shops, restaurants & light rail.

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