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Western Union Cyber Security Engineer - Incident Response in Denver, Colorado

Cyber Security Engineer, Incident Response – Denver, CO, USA

Would you like to be a part of a global team of information security experts? Join Western Union as a Cyber Security Engineer, Incident Response.

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

The Incident Response Engineer will be responsible for supporting the Cyber Fusion Center by conducting rapid triage to investigate the extent and nature of compromises and provide recommendations on containment and remediation steps. This includes proper incident handling throughout the incident management lifecycle, coordination with senior level incident responders, supporting containment, remediation and recovery efforts, identifying the root cause of an incident, and effectively reporting controls gaps and failures. You will also participate in proactive threat hunting exercises, and utilize cyber threat intelligence to identify unknown threats, potential intrusions, and assist in the development of workflow automation playbooks to reduce detection and response times. You will help identify gaps in the current Cyber Defense technology stack and influence the Cyber Defense team to make improvements and ensure Cyber Defense control coverage, effectiveness and efficiency enterprise wide. You continuously enhance NIST Cyber Security maturity during critical security incidents, and your knowledge will be used to help contain, eradicate and recover from sophisticated cyber events.

For this role, we need you to bring 3 or more years of experience in Cyber Defense controls, and have an understanding of the technologies that are used within the Cyber Defense team. You’ll have a high degree of technical complexity threaded throughout your experience, and be conversant thereabout. You will also bring good experience in complex global information security infrastructures, with experience in security platforms, protocols, tools, and technologies. You will also have knowledge of/experience with international compliance requirements/standards (PCI, GLBA, SOX) and other security regulation requirements. Certifications are desired as well, such as: CEH, ECSA, GSEC/GCIH/GCIA –GIAC, or CISSP.

Join us, and let’s move money for better

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.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. 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.