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Cloud Cyber Security Senior Engineer/Architect
Company Western Union
Location Denver, CO, USA
Preferred GIAC Certifications GWEB, GCLD, GCSA
Travel 10%
Salary Annual base salary target: $150,000 - 200,000
Contact Name MShrewsbury
Contact Email mshrewsbury/at/
Expires 2021-10-25

Job Description

Cloud Cyber Security Senior Engineer/Architect

Are you motivated by a desire to solve challenging cyber security problems? How about offering up your technical skills in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Cloud Cyber Security Senior Engineer/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 requires process discipline and simplification

We’ll be looking to you to drive the security of our enterprise cloud environments and cloud connected products. You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other high-performing individuals to build secure systems at scale with excellence. You will own the development of security controls in a multi-account, multi-region, highly available and highly automated AWS environment to support application development, cloud computing, security, identity and access management, and IT infrastructure. You have a passion for building secure products as well as experience in implementing security controls and design patterns in AWS & GCP. You will work with DevOps style tools like Ansible, Chef, Terraform, GitLab, and Puppet, etc.

For this role, we’d like you to have expertise in CI/CD pipelines leveraging DevSecOps technologies like Ansible and Terraform. You’ll be an expert in cloud security architecture and engineering, along with network & security technologies for the cloud. You’ll have strong experience with web technologies (API, Python, SSL/Key Management) and their security requirements, and experience with various network and perimeter protection technologies. You will have strong prior experience in building a cloud security program, and the desire to build a team.

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 target: $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 and long term incentives.