1+ months

UI/UX Engineer

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid 28014
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Do you see front-end development as more than just solving back-end technical issues and instead view it as creating a unique user experience? Are you enthusiastic about collaboration with Product, Design, Business, and Marketing teams and enjoy synthesizing diverse demands into innovative solutions? If so, why not consider joining Western Unions new Digital Banking hub in Madrid as a member of our UX/UI and Front-End engineering team?

Western Union powers your pursuit.

In this critical role, you will be responsible for developing innovative, efficient, and actionable technology solutions to drive front-end channels (including the digital bank mobile app and digital wallet) globally. You will collaborate closely with other engineers and Product Owners to translate customer needs into use cases and high-level requirements, and to identify suitable solutions. Your primary goal will be to ensure that products are delivered on time, under budget, and with successful deployment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Lead work on innovative, actionable, and efficient technology solutions to drive front-end channels (digital banking mobile app and website) in the assigned region.

  • Collaborate with Product Owners to filter customer needs into use-cases and high-level requirements and identify suitable solutions.

  • Strong emphasis on customer journey, product quality, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and continuous development.

  • Ensure that products are delivered according to plan, under budget and deployed successfully.

  • Help integrate new technologies into the Digital Ecosystem.

  • Provide direction and guidance on solution designs and architecture to ensure appropriate fit within enterprise standards.

  • Provide day-to-day guidance and mentoring to the web production team.

  • Ensure that the development team follows standard SDLC, and PLC procedures and processes.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders on planning and scheduling of product releases.

  • Work with manager and peers to proactively suggest areas of improvements and enhancements.

  • Work with industry partners in integrating our systems with other applications or systems.

  • You will propose the most optimum technical solutions in order to drive industry best in class KPI results.

  • Troubleshoot integration issues and coordinate issue resolution with operations, functional, and technical teams.

Role Requirements

  • A minimum of 3+ years of professional experience in front-end engineering, although candidates with other relevant experience will be considered.

  • A degree in Computer Science or related fields.

  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms.

  • Experience with UX/UI concepts, architecture design and techniques and the ability to communicate and evangelize those concepts to internal stakeholders and external partners.

  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, OOPs, and OOA/D

  • Prior experience extending low-code platforms with custom coded componentry preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience building web and mobile applications (using Angular, .NET, and other technologies)

  • Experience in web applications performance troubleshooting

  • Experience with OutSystems Integration, Component/Add-on s Development or similar

  • Someone with a proven track record of writing high quality, efficient code using OutSystems, Javascript, .NET, APIs and/or similar scripting languages.

  • Demonstrated experience in modern programming languages (for example, Java/C++, NodeJS, C#/.NET, Angular) and design patterns.

  • Hands-on experience in building a microservices based architecture and platform developed and deployed at scale.

  • Proven ability to understand the business and ability to contribute to technology direction that drives measurable business improvements.

  • Excellent decision-making, communication, and collaboration skills.

  • Demonstrated capabilities in assessing business needs while providing creative and effective solutions in conformance to emerging technology standards.

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for whats next.

Western Union is positioned to become the worlds most accessible financial services company transforming lives and communities. To support this, we have launched a Digital Banking Service and Wallet across several European markets to enhance our customers experiences by offering a state-of-the-art digital Ecosystem. 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. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If youre ready to help drive the future of financial services, its time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.

Our Hybrid Work Model (Hybrid)

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.


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 Spain specific benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave plus 14 public holidays

  • Comprehensive life & medical cover including dependents.

  • Contributory pension plan

  • Preventative Care Assistance program

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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Posted: 2023-04-26 Expires: 2023-10-31
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