Senior Associate

Short Description

As a Senior Associate, you will be responsible for implementation of a service delivery model supporting assigned platforms through a predefined frame-work. This includes the Western Union payment pricing engine, operation support, and transaction settlement processing.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities
  • Development and deliver solutions in Spark and Map Reduce in Java / Scala
  • Have proven experience in working with a team of engineers and service providers in a geographically distributed structure.
  • Must be able to multi-task, handling numerous competing priorities.
  • Work with business partners to understand their needs and proactively lead them to solutions.
  • Provide solution implementation including: system set-ups, development, system and integration testing, and user training.
  • Troubleshoot application issues and coordinate issue resolution with operations, functional, and technical teams.
  • Providing support in the configuring and troubleshooting solution and providing implementation best practices to development team.
  • Work on server buildout on multiple sites for failover/disaster recovery in a highly available eco-system
  • Deliver common framework architecture and high-level design.
  • Develop and implement new software, maintain and improve existing software
  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of middleware products and use cutting edge solutions to address them
  • Conduct detailed design, code and test reviews
  • Ensure that software functionality is implemented with a with a focus on code optimization and organization
  • Recommend improvements to existing software programs
  • Troubleshoot application issues and coordinate issue resolution with operations, functional, and technical teams
  • Work with a software development team and Service providers in a geographically distributed structure
  • Provide coaching to Associates an Junior Associates
  • Works independently on complex projects

What We Require
  • B.E. / B.Tech. / MCA in Computer Science, Engineering or related field is required
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of experience in software engineering and architecture experience in a fast-paced corporate environment 3+ years of Spark/MR
  • Comprehensive experience in Java, Scala
  • Analyze existing DAT/IDW Framework and provide suggestions for real time/batch data injection into Hadoop Data Lake through Spark Streaming, Kafka and batch data load through hdfs/sqoop scripts into Hadoop through hive.
  • Experice with spark datasets, Spark SQL and providing data to the Machine Learning Libraries for Classification, collaborative filtering, regression and Clustering Algorithms.
  • Perform analysis of vast data stores and uncover insights.
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills required
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to triage technical issues and drive resolution with cross functional teams
  • Strong Linux/Unix skills required
  • Understanding of various development methodologies, including: Traditional Waterfall and Iterative Development Methods (Unified Process and Agile)
  • Thrives on working under pressure in a fast-paced multi-project environment

Senior Associate
Entry level Financial Services Full-time Engineering | Information Technology Hadoop
With a 160+ year history of connecting people when it matters most, Western Union continues to shape the world in which we live. Western Union offers one of the easiest ways for families, friends and businesses to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world. It all comes down to the relationships we have established over many years. Together with our Agents, we speak our consumers languages and live in our consumers neighborhoods. And we share our consumers cultures. We are a significant part of each others lives. As a result, our Agents and employees are more like ambassadors. They are ambassadors of trust. Ambassadors of responsibility. And ambassadors of hope. They are the living, breathing manifestation of who we are as a company and everything we stand for. We are inspired, driven, responsible, connected, and game-changers. And we're moving forward with other new ventures too! Western Union has launched WU Digital in San Francisco, CA. This technology-driven division will focus on mobile and online services. Wherever our customers go and however they want to connect well be there! We did not become the worldwide leader in money movement services overnight. The employees of Western Union have been the backbone of our innovative spirit and continued success since our beginnings in 1851. And its a proud tradition that continues today with the next dedicated, enterprising individual that joins our team hopefully, you!