Western Union Information Security Engineer, SOC in Englewood, Colorado

Job Title: Information Security Engineer, SOC

Requisition #: 1801314

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 an Information SecurityEngineer, SOC based at Western Union’s Headquarters in Englewood, Colorado location.

In this role, you will build, implement and tune network security infrastructure; analyze security threats and vulnerabilities; and handle cyber security incidents. You will be a part of a SOC team with a culture of security innovation and creativity that requires a driven and pro-active mindset.

Sound interesting? Hereare some specifics:

  • Implementadvanced network threat protection tools

  • Manageand tune IDS and IPS systems

  • Manageand tune database activity monitoring tools

  • Manageand tune Web application firewalls

  • Implementand tune DDoS protection infrastructure and operations

  • Assistwith Security Information and Event Management implementation

  • Assistwith the design of cloud security strategy and processes

  • Assistwith web security gateway/internet proxy implementation and tuning

  • Researchsecurity issues, 0-day attacks and vulnerabilities and define remediation plansthrough risk ranking and scoring

  • Analyzethreat intelligence, and serve as a SME for enterprise security operations

  • Collaborateand communicate well with senior staff

  • Mentorand lead a high-performance team of Information Security Analysts

What you will need tosucceed:

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Computer Science, or other equivalent disciplines preferred

  • Recommendat least 5 years of information security and/or network security experience

  • Knowledgeof network security architectures, standards, tools and methodologies

  • Knowledgeof TCP/IP, network packets analysis

  • Experiencewith Windows and Linux operating systems

  • Experiencewith incident response

  • Experiencewith being a technical lead or subject-matter-expert preferred

  • Knowledgeof security considerations around virtualization and cloud applications

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

  • Abilityto collaborate with technical and vendor personnel, cloud service providers

  • Availableoff-hours/on-call to handle occasional incidents and escalations

  • Excellentwritten and verbal skills

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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