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Western Union Information Security Engineer - Encryption Key Management in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Information Security Engineer - Encryption Key Management

Requisition #: 1900379

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 seeking an InformationSecurity Engineer, based in our Englewood, Colorado office (globalheadquarters), or Montvale, NJ .Inthe engineer’s role you will be asked to build strategy, (re)build infrastructure and process, and certify Western Union’s security stance.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Conduct due diligence throughcomplex analysis and investigation of potential and existing Western Unionagents using Western Union systems as well as reviewing records from public andprivate databases

  • Escalate certain cases to WesternUnion leadership and business partners for review

  • Assist with special projects as required

  • Work cross-functionally with teams acrossthe organization

What you will need to succeed:

The security engineer will have, but is not limited to, the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Serves as a technical resource forenterprise

  • Experience with Encryption KeyManagement systems and encryption of Data at Rest and in Transit

  • Expert use of SEIM/correlation toolto provide risk assessments for enterprise

  • Experience with Web ApplicationFirewalls

  • Review, build, rank and escalationpoint for IDS and IPS systems

  • Review escalated IDS/IPS alerts andlogs

  • Correlate logs and alerts intoattack patterns:

  • Assess and rank the risk to theenterprise

  • Create and lead action plan toreduce risk

  • Remediation of vulnerabilities

  • Riskranking and scoring

  • Oversight of remediation

  • Create solutions and lead efforts toreduce risk

  • Review of firewall and perimeterrule sets

  • Database security and review

  • SSL certification management and review

  • Will provide vulnerabilityassessment and potentially assist in penetration testing

  • Maintains and reviews web hostingenvironment

  • Security certification of new andexisting production systems

  • Provide assistance in research ofnext generation security issues, 0-day attacks, and provide input on strategyfor future security infrastructure and tools Qualifications, Skills, Education:

  • Education :

  • BS degree in computing / informationsystems / MS preferred / 6+ years of information security experience and ornetwork security

  • Some industry certificationsrequired, such as: SANS (GCFW, GCIH, GPEN, GCIA, GCFA), CISSP, Microsoft(MCSE+security), Cisco Skills and Qualifications:

  • Expert with all versions of Microsoft Windows

  • Heavy experience with ActiveDirectory and LDAP

  • Strong experience with the linuxoperating system

  • Expert in TCP/IP, reading networkpackets, network technologies, and perimeter protection technology

  • Configuration experience with Ciscohardware and IOS a plus

  • Expert in firewall technology,IDS/IPS technology

What will make you stand out:

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

  • SQL query and manipulation

  • Experience with incident response,forensics and evidence preservation

  • Can program in multiple languages /scripting languages

  • Experience in leading a diverseproject team that implements network and system security solutions

  • Vulnerability and penetrationtesting experience and skills

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Ability to communicate technicalsecurity requirements to business units, create strategy, and implementsecurity plans

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of themost advanced compliance teams in the world, with opportunities to buildvaluable skills and grow your career

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s likehere:

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 forbetter . 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.

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