Group Leader, Information Security at Careerbuilder in Denver, Colorado

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Group Leader, Information Security - Denver, Colorado, USA

Would you like to be a part of a global team of information security experts? Join Western Union as a Group Leader, Information Security!

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 look to you to develop and manage our global cyber-security Product and Application Security program at Western Union. You'll partner with our business & development teams to continually assess and evaluate the security effectiveness of our development processes and products produced by the organization.

You'll lead the program that is responsible for the areas of Product Security Incident Response, Remediation Communication, Guidance & Tracking, Bug Bounty Management, Organization Critical Security Advisories, SDL Control Assessment and Onboarding, Threat Modeling, Static & Dynamic Code Analysis, Open Source Software Component Management, SDL Automation for DevOps, SDL Training & Awareness, Independent Security Testing, Host, Web, Binary & Mobile Assessments as well as advising the sister Defense organization on WAF & DAM tuning, Security Architecture Review and Penetration Testing & Red Teaming.

Additionally, you'll be directly responsible for providing line management, leadership, and strategic direction and vision for your program. Your role will be to implement all our application security solutions and provide oversight to all security operations' capacities. You'll also develop and manage operational policies, procedures, recommendations, and standards to ensure compliance with applicable security mandates.

For this role you will need you to have over 15+ years of equivalent work experience and a degree in computer science, security studies, cybersecurity, or a related field. You need to have strong experience with current development lifecycles, vulnerability disclosures, data breach incidents, and security analysis techniques. You will also be an experienced manager, having led a security engineering team previously. Previous experience of lean and agile working methodologies is also a requirement.

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: 
$160,156-266,927. 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.