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Staff Software Engineer - CDN

Austin, TX 78701
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Staff Software Engineer - Denver, CO; Austin, TX; New York City, NY

Are you a passionate CDN professional who is excited about joining a highly skilled team for a leading global fortune 500 company?Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then it is time to join Western Union as a Staff Software Engineer.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

In this pivotal role, you will implement and configure the CDN application across all necessary systems.

Role Responsibilities

  • Proven hands-on knowledge / experience on Content Delivery Networking (CDN). CDN Traffic Management, Performance and Metrics, Caching, Rewrites, Load Balancing methods, HTTP Cache/Proxy.
  • Troubleshoot issues relating to web traffic (HTTP status codes, caching issues, routing issues, etc).
  • Configuration of all necessary reports, dashboard, and searches required by teams.
  • Knowledge transfer installation, configuration, and administration of the CDN application.
  • Providing scheduled and emergency after-hours support on a rotating basis.

Role Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science or related fields with 5+ years of professional experience or MS with 3+ years of experience.
  • Experience in integrating websites (internal or customer) and understands the benefits of CDN technologies (performance, security, reliability, scalability).
  • Experience with one of either Akamai, Cloudflare, Fastly, or CloudFront
  • Ability to explain an HTTP requests journey from the browser all the way to the web Origin.
    who understands the basics of proxies, load balancers, managing cache, etc.
  • Experience in a technical customer-facing consultation role within the Information Technology industry, using excellent business writing, presentation, and communication skills
    who can troubleshoot issues relating to web traffic (HTTP status codes, caching issues, routing issues, etc.)
  • Experience with one or more programming/scripting languages (e.g., JavaScript, JSON, XML and Java).
  • Experience with API tools like Postman/Rest APIs and API acceleration/Caching.
    Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of the internet, including TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, HTML, and SSL protocols.
  • Background in web acceleration, web security, or infrastructure security technologies.
  • Team player with strong analytical, verbal, and written communication 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. Were 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. 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/.


The base salary range is $115,000 135,000 USD per year, total on target compensation includes a base salary and short-term (15% of base), incentives that align 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 lifeinsurance, 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 interviewprocess or in an offer of employment.

Your United States specific benefits include:

  • Family First Program
  • Flexible Time off
  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • 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.




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Posted: 2023-08-05 Expires: 2023-10-15

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