Western Union Information Security Engineer in Vilnius, Lithuania

Job Title: Information Security Engineer

Requisition #: 1801599

Do you enjoy information security challenges and possess deep interest and wide expertise in the information security space? How about working for a global team where you will play a key role in protecting critical IT systems of a financial Fortune 500 company?

We’re seeking an Information Security Engineer, based in our Vilnius, Lithuania office. In this role, help lead our monitoring and analysis function in the Security Operations Center. You will work closely with our MSSP to review escalated alerts that are potential incidents, perform analysis, and determine proper response according to our incident response plan. You will also work closely with our Security Engineering team to ensure that our security tools are tuned effectively to provide the proper alerting to meet security risks.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Maintain and develop procedures and playbooks for security alerting, analysis, and response

  • Report daily activity with proper detail to management, and support other periodic reporting requirements

  • Support security automation and orchestration projects

  • Apply industry knowledge to mature processes and procedures

  • Engage and support the incident response process for containment of security incidents

What you will need to succeed:

  • Experience and strong understanding of networking concepts, including firewalls, TCP/IP, proxies, and IPS/IDS

  • Experience with network packet analysis

  • Experience and strong understanding of enterprise IT environments, and diagnosing and troubleshooting operational issues

  • Experience in security monitoring via SIEM, and running or supporting security incident response

  • Solid experience with or strong understanding of the following enterprise security technologies: SIEM, IPS/IDS, Malware protection, EDR, DOS protection, and WAF

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent analytical skills as well as good problem-solving aptitude

  • Fluency in English

What will make you stand out:

  • College degree in in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Information Security related field

  • Relevant industry certifications related to security event analysis and incident response preferred such as CISSP, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, CEH

What’s in it for you?

  • Ongoing learning and career development opportunities

  • Ability to be involved in process improvements, initiatives and project work

  • An interesting multicultural working environment

  • Ability to collaborate and link across borders with sector and technical experts in all parts of our business supported by cutting edge technology and systems

  • An attractive base salary is on offer depending on skills and experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package

  • As a member of our team you will be also be involved in our global employee recognition program

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!

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 other protected category.