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Senior Data Engineer - Enterprise Data

Western Union

Western Union

Data Science
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 30, 2024

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Western Union will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

Senior Data Engineer – Denver, CO (Hybrid)

Are you passionate about delivering real time data to critical customers around the world? Western Union is hiring for an experienced Enterprise Data Lake/Warehouse Engineer, with hands-on experience in a global enterprise environment. Join us for what’s next!


  • Design, build and maintain complex data lake and warehouse while ensuring easy and secure access to data.
  • Develop processes for data management across the enterprise or to support specific business use cases real-time and batch.
  • Define and implement data security and governance to protect data from unauthorized access.
  • Analyze current warehouse data for data quality issues and processes for continuous improvement, data organization, accuracy, and up-to-date availability of data.
  • Provide technical & domain expertise on the different data domains across the enterprise and apply to solving product challenges.
  • Automate processes, identify opportunities for cost savings.
  • Gather requirements, analyze requirements, and engineer/develop an integration solution that is flexible, performant, scalable, modularized, and accurately manages business data/information with high data quality and error recovery/handling techniques.
  • Establish and maintain comprehensive data architecture and data integration documentation, including flows, transformations aligned with core design principles, techniques, standards and best practices, and thorough code reviews.
  • Scope of work includes development, testing, optimization, migration, and maintenance/support tasks.
  • 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.
  • Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and roll out applications with cross-functional impacts.


  • BS in Computer Science or related fields with 8+ years of professional experience or MS with 6+ years of experience
  • Must have strong background and competency in enterprise data lake, data warehouse, data architecture, data management and data pipelines in streaming/real-time/near real time/batch modes.
  • Must have technical skills: Talend Cloud, HVR, Matillion, AWS S3, Snowflake, Salesforce, Kafka, Unix, Python, Java, XML/Avro/JSON/Parquet file formats, RESTful and SOAP based web services.
  • Secondary technical skills: AWS Services, Cloud/On-Prem Databases, SFTP
  • Experience with standard security practices to encrypt / decrypt files or PII fields.
  • Experience in product delivery using Agile delivery method.
  • Experience using DevOps tools and agile development methodologies with Test Driven Development (TDD) and CI (Continuous Integration)/CD (Continuous Delivery).
  • Good analytical and troubleshooting skills for effective problem solving.
  • Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks, understand the need for consistent process and attention to details.
  • 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.
  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, OOPs, and OOA/D
  • Proven ability to understand our business and ability to contribute to technology direction that drives measurable business improvements.

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 https://careers.westernunion.com/.


The base salary range is $125,000 – $160,000 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
(https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). 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
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Parental Leave

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.

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.

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