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Senior Information Security Engineer

Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis 01108
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Senior Information Security Engineer Vilnius, Lithuania

Are you a data expert with a focus on enhancing security? Can you solve complex problems creatively while adhering to the most advanced industry standards? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then join Western Union as a Senior Information Security Engineer.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

Role Responsibilities

  • Operating as an instrumental part of our very talented information security team.

  • Using your highly technical security skills to build/deploy key infrastructure security tools, respond to escalated security alerts, provide enterprise risk assessment, vulnerability remediation, and provide a source of security consultation and expertise for the business.

  • Actively participating in designing the framework architectures aligned with security best practices in the industry and closely work with the cloud architecture team on determining cost-effective efficient solutions.

  • Developing, automating and managing security solutions in the cloud.

  • Making sure that solutions and current state of cloud environments comply with company policies and standards.

  • Constantly evaluating processes to create automation, self-service and improved as code solutions.

  • Having an expert understanding and supporting experience in major cloud provider spaces, as well as the ability to operate these environments using SDK, API and CLI methods.

  • Expert understanding includes all major services, dependencies, methodologies, frameworks and conventions that are needed to protect the enterprise within our portion of the shared security model.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, or other equivalent disciplines.

  • 6+ years of information security and/or application security experience.

  • Expert with application and network security.

  • Expert in secure application programming, code reviewing.

  • Expert in programming and scripting for languages, such as Python and Ruby.

  • Expert with SIEM, event correlation technologies.

  • Familiar with top security flaws and resolutions as listed by OWASP, SANS etc.

  • Strong experience with Linux and Windows operating systems.

  • Strong experience with web technologies (scripting, SSL, HTTP/S) and their security requirements.

  • Knowledge of modern web and mobile applications frameworks and their security requirements.

  • Knowledge of network architecture, protocols, and standards.

  • Strong experience of Web Application Firewalls, SSL/TLS, Forward and reverse proxies.

  • Knowledge in TCP/IP, network packets analysis, firewall technology, IDS/IPS technology would be an advantage.

  • Familiarity with incident response, forensics and evidence preservation would be an advantage.

  • Ability to communicate technical security requirements to technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Ability to collaborate with technical and vendor personnel, cloud service providers.

  • Available off-hours/on-call to handle occasional incidents and escalations.

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for whats next.

Western Union is positioned to become the worlds most accessible financial services company transforming lives and communities. Were a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If youre ready to help drive the future of financial services, its time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.


The monthly gross base salary range is 4537 6806 EUR. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. This role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus that aligns with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on factors such as a candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies.


You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few
(https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

Your Lithuania specific benefits include:

  • Hybrid work environment with opportunity to work from abroad (up to 2 months a year)

  • Extra days off

  • Volunteering activities

  • Discounts and special offers

  • Referral program

We are passionate about 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 based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.




  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-04-18 Expires: 2023-07-06

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