Western Union Director Application Security & Risk in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Director Application Security & Risk

Requisition #: 1900025

Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?

We’re seekinga Director of ApplicationSecurity based in our Denver, Colorado office (global headquarters)

Soundinteresting? Here are some specifics:

Manage the Application Security Cyber Team to develop and drive programmatic efforts to address external, internal, and emerging application security risks throughout the organization. Develop key partnerships with executive leadership and their staff to facilitate positive change. 

In a primarily Agile and DevOps environment, develop and deliver application security strategy, including but not limited to the operating model, staffing and execution plans as needed.

Working with the application teams, ensure that application security risks are effectively identified and appropriately addressed while maintaining a balance between security & usability.

Be an application security evangelist who can translate security concepts into language that is meaningful to varying audiences, including business and technical leaders. Integrate new and existing security tools, standards, and processes into the development life cycle, including static analysis and runtime testing tools.

Produce metrics reporting the state of application security programs and performance of development teams against requirements.

Working with key stakeholders and team members, assess current application security environment with regulatory and industry requirements, to inform areas of noncompliance/gaps to be remediated for all application security requirements, including; PCI-DSS • NYDFS Cyber Regulations • SOX/SOC and other state regs/industry standards

Manage scope, budget, staff for application security program.

Whatyou will need to succeed:

7+ years of work experience in application security

3+ years of work experience in cloud security

BA degree required, Master’s preferred

8+ years managing teams, global would be a plus

What will make you stand out:

• History of development and/or security-related experience with web applications, web services, and mobile applications

• Proven experience working on or closely with development teams in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using DevOps, Agile and/or waterfall methodologies and have experience integrating secure development practices into both models.

•Demonstrated experience with application-level testing or source code review tools

• Aptitude to understand and interpret vulnerabilities and communicate business impact and remediation actions to management

• Knowledge of and previous experience with SSAE-16, SOC, SOX, HIPPA, PCI audit requirements and technical environments

• Solid working expertise with Information Security, Compliance & IT Management Standards; ISO27001, COBIT, COSO, NIST & ITIL

What it’slike 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 another protected category.