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Senior Software Engineer

Denver, CO

Do you love mobile and web development? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then it’s time to join Western Union as a Senior Software Engineer 

Western Union powers your pursuit. 

In this role, you will help modernize Western Union’s website and mobile application.  

Role 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 
  • 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 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 

  • BS in Computer Science or related fields with 6+ years of professional experience or MS with 4+ years of experience 
  • Demonstrated experience in mobile/web development using Java script , React , React Native 
  • Experience in either Android or iOS application development. 
  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms  
  • Demonstrated experience in modern programming languages (for example, Java/C++) and design patterns
  • Demonstrated capabilities in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards 
  • 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  

Nice to have:

  • Experience in cloud infrastructure and deployment. 
  • Experience with agile development methodologies with Test Driven Development (TDD) and CI (Continuous Integration)/CD (Continuous Delivery) 


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. We’re a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. 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 salary range is $85,600.00 – 146,100.00 USD per year, total on-target earnings include a base salary and short-term incentives that align 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 interviewprocess or in an offer of employment. 


Your United States – Specific Benefits Include: 

  • Family First Program  
  • Flexible 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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