Information Security Architect
Western Union

Denver, Colorado

Posted in Financial Services

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Information Security Architect - Denver, CO

Are you always scanning the horizon for the next technology developments? Would you like to ensure that private and business data are safely stored and protected from external threats? Join Western Union as an Information Security Architect.

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 comes from everywhere

We will be looking to you to implement, deploy, and maintain security access solutions and update current identity and security access solutions to include cloud-based solutions. You will research and design security solutions for new technologies across all platforms and environments. You will investigate changes/updates in current security solutions as well as the Cyber security industry and implement best practices in design and delivery. You'll write technical specifications for procurement and implementation of security appliances and software products.  You will write and review policies/procedures for audit and regulatory compliance and recommend procedural changes to enhance the security team. You will identify opportunities to automate/streamline current processes. You'll provide input for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Metrics reporting. You will participate in audit support activities, as they pertain to Cyber Security and Identity & Access Management for both internal and external audits. You will troubleshoot and resolve security system access issues and answer general inquiries regarding information security practice or security access. You'll execute scans and reports related to vulnerability and configuration management and participate in IR exercises.

For this role, you will bring 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity with a focus on cloud security in an enterprise setting. You'll have a background as a cloud security engineer or other closely related security engineering role, and strong experience with cloud security, platforms, and services. You'll have a working knowledge of cloud-native security products and tools in major cloud providers (AWS, GCP, others). Intermediate dev-ops/continuous delivery and automation expertise to manage the transition to DevSecOps. You will have a very strong understanding of networking concepts with an emphasis on security-related technologies, and experience designing and implementing cloud-based security technologies - including but not limited to cloud design, container security, Web & Database protections, IAM protections, Data Protection, log management and alerting, and API security.

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.

Annual base salary gross: $150,000 - $200,000. 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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