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Senior Monitoring Analyst, Production Support

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Western Union is changing. Yes, we’re the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. But we’re on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved – billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that meet the needs of today’s global consumers and businesses. So if you’re looking for a company on the move – and truly one of the most diverse work environments on the planet – then Western Union could be for you.


Right now, we are seeking a Senior Monitoring Analyst, Production Support based at Western Union’s Digital headquarters in San Francisco, California. This person will be monitoring internal and external systems for traffic patterns, predicting user behavior and actions, and assist in technical solutions, within our digital engineering team.


Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Supports the monitoring of the online platform 
  • Operates, monitors and performs basic troubleshooting of applications, middleware, hardware, networks, and data processing/batching; assists with logging and documentation of equipment and processes
  • Coordinate with employees and vendors for the quick resolution of productions incidents
  • Assist in the root cause analysis of customer and site issues using available tools, reports and doing one-off analyses as well as support problem management
  • Collaborate with engineering to drive strategies for reducing number and duration of incidents
  • Assist project teams in release planning & coordination, maintain release calendar, track release timelines, incidents, and conduct retrospections
  • Monitors ongoing practices to ensure consistency with policies, compliance regulations and control requirements.
  • Works with others to complete analysis, evaluations and design alternatives and to implement process improvements.
  • Produce weekly and monthly level reports/dashboards for Problems, Incident, Release & Change Management Liaise between Operations teams and Program Management, Engineering, Business and various other teams and partners as applicable

What you will need to succeed: 

  • A Bachelor's and/or Master's Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) is preferred
  • 2-5 years of developing online web/mobile sites and responsive sites is required
  • Experience in Splunk required
  • Attention to detail and passion to develop exceptional customer experiences
  • 1+ years of developing mobile web applications across devices is desired
  • Experience designing and building dynamic and flexible web applications for extremely high traffic and transaction volumes desired
  • 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
  • Great communication, negotiation, and facilitation skills
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 other protected category. 




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