1+ months

Digital Banking and IT Operations Engineer

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid 28014

As a successful operations engineer, do you enjoy the challenge of troubleshooting and resolving outages, and security issues, and building product enhancements to ensure uninterrupted service for customers? Do you want to continuously expand your technical knowledge? Want to help lead the engineering of digital banking IT systems and networks? If so, why not consider joining Western Unions new Digital Banking hub in Madrid as a member of our Digital Banking and IT Operations team?

Western Union powers your pursuit.

We recently launched digital banks and wallets in multiple markets to enhance our customers experiences with a cutting-edge digital Ecosystem. As an IT Operations Engineer for Digital Banking Infrastructure and IT Operations, your primary responsibility will be to establish core digital banking and wallet solutions globally, while also overseeing the integration of infrastructure, networks, and real-time payment processing.

Role Responsibilities

  • Help establish and develop the digital banking infrastructure in the assigned region.

  • Be a strong resource in the regional IT operations team and support maintenance, enhancements, and security.

  • Help address outages, and intermittent issues, develop small enhancements, and security patches, and assist in the incremental build-out of banking products.

  • Enhance IT support and application maintenance across the assigned region as new products are launched.

  • Support local regulatory reporting and product customizations and provide 24/7 support for digital bank and wallet IT operations.

  • Assist in triage alongside vendor resources.

  • Support a daily, weekly, and monthly core banking operating model to meet regional regulatory requirements and provide exceptional customer experience.

  • Partner across the organization to optimize and enhance the customer journey.

  • Participate and support the daily triage of any and all customer-related or technical issues with the Digital Banking app or website.

  • Provide assistance to the internal Customer Service Representatives to drive root cause analysis, triage, and resolution of customer-related issues.

Role Requirements

  • A degree in Computer Science or related fields.

  • A minimum of 1+ to 3+ years of experience in building business-critical products and launching them on the market, although candidates with other relevant experience will be considered.

  • Experience setting up and/or running retail banking IT systems and networks preferred.

  • Ability to evaluate business needs and achieve alignment among stakeholders.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience operating in an L1, L2 and/or L3 IT support model.

  • Direct experience with at least 1 of the following technologies:

    • Mulesoft, or similar API Orchestration technology

    • Outsystems or similar low-code environment

    • Mambu or similar core banking technology

  • Familiarity with Javascript, .NET, and Angular or similar programming languages.

  • Experience with SLDC practices, procedures, and code deployment processes.

  • Experience with code release management processes, including approvals through change boards to production code releases.

  • Troubleshooting of all technology including UI, integration tools, core banking platform, and all back-office systems

  • Experience interfacing with Customer Service Reps with customer issues and troubleshooting

  • Experience analyzing errors across multiple technologies, including analysis of log files to root cause issues.

  • Prior experience working within an ITSM organization, leveraging a tool such as Jira or ServiceNow for incident and change management is highly preferred.

  • Proven skills in driving root cause analysis and facilitating problem-solving.

  • Ability to communicate updates concisely to leaders at all levels.

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

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.




  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-04-26 Expires: 2023-10-29

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