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Wed Oct 11, 2017 - 5 weeks ago

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Information Security Engineer

**Job Title:** Information Security Engineer

**Requisition #:** 1704804


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:**


+ Perform Risk assessments for applications andunderlying systems and recommend security requirements based on upstreamBusiness requirements

+ Provide security consulting to product teamsfrom ideation to deployment, identifying security flaws and suggestremediation.

+ Consult with business units on new product andfeature offerings, suggesting preferred implementation patterns and identifyingareas of security risk for scrutiny

+ Be a champion for security to the businessunits; train and instill core security values in engineers including exercisingrisk-based judgments and prioritizing remediation work

+ Enable teams to take ownership of the securityof their applications and services in production.

+ Focused on working with application project anddevelopment teams to see security controls and industry best practicesintegrated into project life-cycles in alignment with the security strategy.

+ Work with engineering teams to implement strongsecurity controls for servers, clients, and network devices

+ Review and contribute to system architecturethroughout the development lifecycle, identify and mitigate security risks

+ Conduct security assessments and scans toidentify vulnerabilities, recommend and prioritize remediation actions


**What you will need tosucceed:**


+ Well-rounded background in host, network andapplication security

+ Skilled at identifying security gaps ininfrastructure and processes; effectively execute projects/initiatives toaddress them

+ Practical implementation knowledge to advise ITdevelopment and implementation teams on how to fix potential vulnerabilitiesand advise on secure design.

+ Understanding of secure coding techniques andable to partner with Development teams

+ Extensive knowledge of Internet security issuesand threat landscape

+ Ability to prioritize multiple tasks andprojects in a dynamic environment

+ Effective written and oral communication withmultiple levels of leadership involving both business and technical sides ofthe business

+ Able to translate vulnerabilities and gaps intobusiness risks

+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills

+ Strong team player


What will make you stand
out:


+ OWASP

+ ArchitectureReviews

+ Applicationvulnerability management

+ CloudSecurity Controls


**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.


If you have a disability
or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at careers@westernunion.com .

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