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Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fin-tech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?


We’re seeking a Front End Engineer / Web Developer, based in San Francisco, California office. The duties of the front end Engineer is to implement functionalities for Western Union .com sites. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in the front-end development life-cycle, including user interface design, html development across different form-factors and devices.


Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Develop exceptional customer experiences using latest technologies
  • The candidate will partner with product management and create prototypes to test new features or entirely new applications on current and future online platforms.
  • The candidate will be responsible to develop an online application & usability testing methodology across devices and browsers
  • Demonstrate experience with implementing structured and unstructured content management solutions to support an eCommerce site

What you will need to succeed:
  • A Bachelor's and/or Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in Software Development.
  • 1-4 years of developing online web/mobile sites and responsive sites.
  • Excellent programmers with exceptional skill sets will be considered even if you don’t have prior experience
  • Excellent programming skills in HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Flex, Angular JS, Bootstrap, JavaScript frameworks, REST,JSON web applications
  • Experience using back-end REST APIs
  • Understanding of various development methodologies, including: Traditional Waterfall and Iterative Development Methods (Unified Process and Agile)
  • Attention to detail and passion to develop exceptional customer experiences
  • Strong problem solving skills, ability to triage technical issues and drive resolution with cross functional teams.
  • Communication, negotiation and facilitation skills


What will make you stand out:

  • Experience designing and building dynamic and flexibl11e web applications for extremely high traffic and transaction volumes desired
  • Experience with HTML IDEs, CMS systems (Adobe AEM, Drupal), mock-ups and wireframe development preferable
  • Exposure / experience developing mobile web applications across devices is desired.


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits
  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career
  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries


What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!  


Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!


Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!


Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.




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