Western Union Senior DevSecOps Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Senior DevSecOps Engineer

Requisition #: 1802649

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 a SeniorDevSecOps Engineer based at Western Union‘s Global Headquarters in Denver, Colorado.

In this role, you will be imbedded in multiple SCRUM teams to serve as the senior DevSecOps engineer. You’ll assess security threats and vulnerabilities, assist with automation security testing, and consult on applications running on AWS. You’ll need to be driven and self-motivated to negotiate with developers and product owners to improve the cybersecurity architecture while also meeting strategic targets.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Provide consulting onweb, container and AWS application security matters to development, engineeringand network operations teams.

  • Assist with the designof cloud security strategy and processes.

  • Work as part of theproject and development teams as DevSecOps and assure that applications aredeveloped in a secure manner.

  • Follow the DevSecOpsapproach to enable project teams to quickly deliver secure applications.

  • Provide consulting onweb, container and AWS applications security matters to development,engineering and network operations teams.

  • Work with DevOps teamsto make sure cloud and application architecture are following WU’s cybersecuritybest practices.

  • Work with applicationowners, IT, developers and project teams on targeted penetration tests of thewhole application stack from network to application and processes.

  • Manage and runadvanced threat and vulnerability assessment tools.

  • Work with stakeholderson reducing the risk level of applications and underlying infrastructure(on-prem and cloud).

  • Play a part inautomation of security testing and reporting efforts.

  • Evaluate applicationsfor appropriate and effective use of security controls using tools andtechniques such as source code analysis, vulnerability scanners, and manualtesting techniques.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Recommendat least 6 years of information security and/or application security experience

  • Degreein Computer Science, or other equivalent disciplines preferred; a graduate’sdegree in the field is a plus

  • Expertin application security, code review

  • Expertwith vulnerability assessment tools such as Qualys, Burp Suite, MetaSploit orsimilar tools

  • Expertwith application and network security/penetration testing tools andmethodologies

  • Strong experience in the securityconsiderations around virtualization (Container) and cloud (AWS)and other cloud security controls

  • Strongexperience withOWASPand web technologies (scripting,SSL, HTTP/S) and their security requirements

  • Knowledgeof modern web and mobile applications frameworks and their securityrequirements

  • Knowledgeof network architecture, protocols, and standards

  • Abilityto communicate technical security requirements to technical and non-technicalpersonnel

  • Abilityto collaborate with technical and vendor personnel, 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.

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