Blockchain Jobs - Software Engineering Intern, 958

at Western Union
Location San Francisco, CA
Date Posted May 12, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Western
Union is changing. Yes, we’re the company that moves money around the world
quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in
over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our
consumers. But we’re on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is
to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved – billions
of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means
aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card
strategies that meet the needs of today’s global consumers and businesses. So
if you’re looking for a company on the move – and truly one of the most diverse
work environments on the planet – then Western Union could be for you.

The Software Engineering Intern will be a member of the Digital team at
Western Union, the leader in global cross border financial services (San
Francisco, California). In this role, the candidate will participate in
developing, evaluating software and cloud technologies to solve challenging
business problems. Application areas will include but are not limited to web
development, micro-services, data management, advanced analytics, cloud
engineering & optimization.

The candidate will experience opportunities to work on
disruptive and innovative technologies such as Blockchain, Machine Learning and
Artificial Intelligence on use cases and concepts that can be applied across
financial services.

Sound interesting? Here are
some specifics:

  • Work
    with engineering team to develop proofs-of-concept components across web,
    mobile, data science and related technologies
  • Assist
    in building solutions across AWS cloud platforms.
  • Evaluate
    blockchain platforms, crypto currency wallets, Machine Learning or AI Models as
    part of ongoing proof of concept efforts
  • Document
    and present proof of concept approaches, outcomes along with suggestions and
    recommendations 

What you will need to
succeed

  • Working
    towards a B.S. in Computer Science or Engineering with a strong
    passion for new technologies, software development and data processing.
  • Development
    experience with Java, Python or C#
  • SQL
    experience
  • Good
    command-line scripting skills on Windows and Linux
  • Problem
    solving skills and analytical thinking
  • Excellent
    verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity
    with cloud technologies, AWS experience a plus
  • Understanding
    of machine learning, data munging and ETL, streaming data processes
  • Experience
    with big data platforms
  • Experience
    with one or more of the following a big plus:  No SQL databases,
    Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka, Apache Spark, quorum, R3, U 
What will make you stand out:
  • Familiarity
    with cloud technologies, AWS experience a plus
  • Understanding
    of machine learning, data munging and ETL, streaming data processes
  • Experience
    with big data platforms
  • Experience
    with one or more of the following a big plus:  No SQL databases,
    Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka, Apache Spark, quorum, R3, U 

What
it’s like here:

Western Union (WU)
is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can
happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and
far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and
business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are
continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send
and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a
combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and
territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and
others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!  

Being on the
Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means
taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity,
and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a
diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money
for better
. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a
difference… on a global stage. Sound
like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and
diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common
vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together.
Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our
next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that
possibility!

Western Union is proud to be an Equal
Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation
to applicants, including applicants with disabilities, during the recruitment
process, in accordance with applicable laws. We are committed to equal
employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status,
sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another
protected category.

 
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