Western Union Senior Information Security Analyst Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Dublin, Ireland

Job Title: Senior Information Security Analyst Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Requisition #: 1805459

The Opportunity: Are you passionate about Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery? Do you want to work for a Leading Global FinTech organization? Western Union operates in a truly global fashion and we need people with this mind-set to support our business.

We’re seeking a Senior Information Security Analyst Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, based in our Dublin office. In this Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity focused role, you assess operational risks, develop & communicate risk mitigation and recovery environment requirements, coordinate development and exercising of continuity plans associated with the company’s technology operations and business functions. The person who fills this position is expected to interact with the various technology support groups and business function owners.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Performing risk analysis of corporate functional areas to identify points of vulnerability and recommending disaster avoidance and reduction strategies, and improved resilience capabilities.

  • Facilitate and coordinate the development of and routine updates to technology disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

  • Recommending recovery strategies and options and assisting with the implementation of recovery solutions.

  • Assessing the Business Continuity implications of proposed technological changes and coordinating any revisions to existing Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plans and Procedures necessitated by such changes.

  • Plan and coordinate disaster recovery and business continuity exercises. Documenting the results of all tests and exercises and identifying any enhancements to the Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plans and Procedures.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Previous experience delivering an IT operations role

  • Experience in working in business continuity and disaster recovery planning

  • Knowledge and understanding of current disaster recovery planning techniques and methods used in performing risk assessments and business impact analyses

  • Working knowledge of Information Security, databases, networks, data and voice telecommunications in order to assist in the preparation of recovery procedures in those areas

  • Good English language skills – written and spoken

What will make you stand out:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Business, or a related field; or the equivalent in education and work experience

  • Financial services and/or data center services provider

  • Project management skills. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the testing of technology infrastructure and business resumption procedures

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • Unparalleled experience, working for a market leader in FX payment solutions

  • The chance to share your ideas and contribute to the development of our products

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

The Payments Business Unit of Western Union is one of the world's leading providers of international business payments and foreign exchange. With access to over 130 currencies, we enable companies of all sizes as they move money across borders via a financial network that spans over 200 countries and territories. We’re disrupting fintech with our groundbreaking digital B2B platform, WU EDGE, which helps companies spend less time handling international payments and worrying about foreign exchange exposure, and more time growing their businesses. And we’re just getting started!

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 on teams. Who knows, your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.