Western Union Information Security Engineer in Englewood, Colorado

Job Title: Information Security Engineer

Requisition #: 1705408

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.

Right now, we are seeking an Information Security Engineer based at our Global Headquarters in Englewood, Colorado.

We are looking for a driven and self-motivated candidate who wants to be part of a culture of security innovation and creativity. In this role, you will build, implement and tune network security infrastructure; analyze security threats and vulnerabilities; and handle cyber security incidents.

Sound interesting? Hereare some specifics:

  • Manage and run advanced threat and vulnerabilityassessment tools

  • Manage network penetration testing andvulnerability management efforts

  • Provide oversight and consulting on web, mobileand AWS applications security matters to application development, productengineering and network operations teams

  • Evaluate applications for appropriate andeffective use of security controls using tools and techniques such as sourcecode analysis, vulnerability scanners, and manual testing techniques

  • Track open issues and follow up with differentteams to address the open issues

  • Assist with the design of cloud security strategyand processes

  • Serve as a technical expert for enterprisesecurity operations through analysis of threat intelligence

What you will need tosucceed:

  • Expert with application and network security/penetrationtesting tools and methodologies

  • Expert in secure application programming,reviewing code, and penetration testing web and mobile applications

  • Expert on AWS security

  • Experience with vulnerability assessment toolssuch as Qualys, Burp Suite, MetaSploit, or similar tools

  • Able to translate vulnerabilities and gaps intobusiness risks

  • Strong experience with web technologies(scripting, SSL, HTTP/S) and their security requirements

  • Knowledge of modern web and mobile applicationsframeworks and their security requirements

  • Knowledge of network architecture, protocols, andstandards

  • Knowledge of Web Application Firewalls, SSL/TLS,Forward and reverse proxies

  • Knowledge of security considerations aroundvirtualization and cloud applications

  • Ability to communicate technical securityrequirements to technical and non-technical personnel

  • Ability to collaborate with technical and vendorpersonnel, cloud service providers

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. 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 other protected category.