Western Union Application Security Engineer, Risk Management in Montvale, New Jersey

Job Title: Application Security Engineer, Risk Management

Requisition #: 1705730

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 Application Security Engineer, Risk Management based Montvale, New Jersey.

As an Information Security Engineer you will design, implement and evaluate security solutions for IT Systems and applications. You will utilize a diverse set of threat modeling techniques, assess new and existing applications to identify security gaps, and develop a mitigation plan based on secure design principles, policies and procedures. You are the critical, senior security consultant and architect on global-in-scope project teams. You will certify Western Union’s security posture, build infrastructure and process, and create strategy.

Sound interesting? Hereare some specifics:

  • Serve as atechnical expert for enterprise security operations through analysis ofthreat intelligence

  • Provideoversight and consulting on web and mobile applications security mattersto application development, product engineering and network operationsteams

  • Evaluateapplications for appropriate and effective use of security controls usingtools and techniques such as source code analysis, vulnerability scanners,and manual testing techniques

  • Perform RiskAssessments and Threat Modeling of new and existing Applications.

  • Track openissues and follow up with different teams to address the open issues

  • Assist withthe design of cloud security strategy and processes

What you will need tosucceed:

  • Ability to manage complex application security projects/ programs in a large enterprise organization following differentdevelopment methodologies like SDLC and DevOps

  • Knowledge in secure application programming, codereviewing, and penetration testing of web and mobile applications

  • Expertise in application, infrastructure and networksecurity

  • Strong experience translatingvulnerabilities and threats into business risks

  • Experience withoperating environments including Windows, UNIX and Linux

  • Knowledge of modern web and mobile applicationsframeworks and their security requirements

  • Knowledge of network architecture, protocols, andstandards

  • Knowledge of Web Application Firewalls, SSL/TLS,Forward and reverse proxies

  • Knowledge of security considerations aroundvirtualization and cloud applications

  • Ability to communicate technical security requirementsto technical and non-technical personnel

  • Knowledge of Cloud security architecture, preferablyAWS

  • Ability to collaborate with technical and vendorpersonnel

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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