Cyber Defense Director at Western Union
Group Leader, Cyber Defense Engineering
Would you like to have a leadership role in Cyber Defense, as part of a global team of information security experts? How about unleashing your skills in a hugely successful business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as the Group Leader, Cyber Defense Engineering.
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
As a Group Leader, Cyber Defense Engineering you will serve as a member of the Western Union Cyber Defenses leadership team. You will be responsible to oversee the planning, selection, and implementation of Cyber Security technologies in the Western Union environment. You will use the NIST and MITTRE attack framework to measure maturity of their service offerings and continuously enhance them, and lead a global team of engineers focused on delivering protection use cases to the 24/7 Cyber Fusion Center. The ideal Cyber Defense Leader will bring significant experience transforming and overseeing security engineering teams.
The Group Leader, Cyber Defense Engineering role will be reporting to our Head of Cyber Defense, and will oversee a team of 20-25. You will build and manage a global cybersecurity team to implement and maintain an appropriate program in coordination with other Western Union technology leaders as well as our broader global cybersecurity team. For this leadership role, we’ll look to you to bring experience with a broad range of security technologies including, Web Application Firewalls, Distributed Denial of Service protection, Intrusion Prevention, Hardware Security Modules (HSMs), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Antivirus (AV), and Cloud Security Access Brokers (CASB). You’ll have experience with mapping technology stacks against industry frameworks (NIST, MITRE, CIS Critical Security Controls, etc), and with applying security controls in cloud environments, specifically AWS, GCP, or Oracle Cloud.
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. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
The target base range is expected to be from 180-230k, plus short-term (20% of base), and long-term (20% of base) incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on a candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, flexible time off, and access tobest-in-class development platforms, to name a few!
To view details of our benefits, visit https://mywubenefits.com/.