Information Security Engineer – CISSP

at Western Union Financial Services, Inc.
Published September 17, 2022
Location Denver, CO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Information Security Engineer, Risk Assessment - Denver CO USA

Do you have advanced technical skills in the area of Risk Assessment and a commitment to keeping information safe and secure? Would you like to work for a truly global organization? Join Western Union as an Information Security Engineer, Risk Assessment.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

We're a FinTech that's using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We're a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process, discipline, and simplification

We'll task you with working closely with cloud and network engineers, developers and technical operations staff while performing cyber security risk assessment of existing and new business technologies and tools. You'll improve security operations and risk management processes of critical Western Union systems. You will be responsible to perform end to end Information Security Risk assessments independently with limited guidance and evaluating security controls as per well-known Industry-standard and framework such as ISO 27001, NIST, CSF etc. With knowledge of Vulnerability Assessment of Web applications, Mobile Applications, Network, and Infrastructure assessments, you will help teams with devising Remediation plan by prioritizing the findings based on a Risk-based approach. You'll serve as a technical expert for enterprise security operations, managing, reviewing, and building key management systems and assisting with strategic initiatives around future security infrastructure and tools.

You'll need at least 5 years of combined experience in IT/Network Engineering and/or application development, and in Information Security. You have knowledge of network and system security vulnerabilities and exploits. You have experience with various security controls and are familiar with regulatory encryption requirements and industry certifications. You have knowledge of a broad range of risk assessment / management concepts, including Auditing Methodologies and Approaches, Information Security Policies, Standards and Procedures, PCI Standards, ISO 2700x Standards, NIST Risk Framework, Legal, Regulatory, Compliance mandate.

Join us, and let's connect the world

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It's an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you're ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now. We're a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. 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 any other protected category.

Annual base salary: $93,385.00 - 164,500.00. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the Western Union salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. The base salary is one component of Western Union's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include short term incentives, health insurance (several options to choose from), accident and life insurance, access to the best in class learning and development platforms, to name just a few! To view more details of our benefits, visit us here: In addition to the annual salary, this role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus.

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