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Western Union Information Security Engineer (Systems, Networking & Security Controls) in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Information Security Engineer (Systems, Networking & Security Controls)

Requisition #: 1901101

Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fin-tech company on an advanced team that is passionate about their Information Security?

We’re seeking an Information Security Engineer, based in ourDenver Colorado office (global headquarters). In this role you will interact with management from various departments and business functions. Your objective will be to perform Risk assessment, identify and recommend security controls to internal information systems. Your day-to-day will be working on projects from all latest technology space like cloud, block-chain, web-applications, etc. and you will be required to review the projects and ensure appropriate security protection of Western Union’s data.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Ability to perform assignments independently with limited guidance.

  • Ability to research new technology and provide security guidance.

  • The ability to collaborate with internal teams and partners who supportour business, is critical to both the success of the individual and thebusiness.

  • Must possess the ability to do business with an absolute commitment tothe ethics, honesty and credibility that is essential in this role.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor’s degree in related field, with 5+ years of related Information Security experience.

  • In-depth technical experience with network infrastructure, operatingsystems, databases, web applications and other computing technologies.

  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of information securityconcepts and best practices as they pertain to information systems.

  • Strong knowledge of hardware / software Risk Assessment principles andpractices.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the business, market and industry; ability tobridge business knowledge with technology security.

What will make you stand out:

  • One of the following certifications nice to have: CISSP, CISA, CEH, GIAC

  • Demonstrate knowledge of a broad range of Risk Assessment / ManagementConcepts: Auditing Methodologies and Approaches, Information Security Policies,Standards and Procedures, PCI Standards, ISO 2700x Standards, NIST RiskFramework, Legal, Regulatory, Compliance mandate

  • Demonstrate knowledge of a broad range of technology / securityconcepts to include: Security Architecture and Design, Application Security,Network Security and Cystography

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced complianceteams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow yourcareer

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

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 another protected category.