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Vice President, Cybersecurity Operations

Company: Western Union
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 15, 2024

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Vice President, Cybersecurity Operations - Denver, Colorado (Hybrid)Are you a Cybersecurity Operations leader who is excited about joining a highly skilled security team for a leading global fortune 500 company? -How about unleashing your skills in a hugely successful business that is committed to moving money for better? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then it is time to join Western Union as a Vice President, Cybersecurity Operations. - Western Union powers your pursuit.As the Vice President of Cybersecurity Operations at Western Union, you will develop and lead a comprehensive cybersecurity operations program designed to protect our organization's digital assets and infrastructure on a global scale. Will be responsible for leading a global and diverse team of cybersecurity professionals spread across multiple regions, including experts in Attack Surface Reduction, Red Team, Threat Intelligence, Incident Response, Insider Threat, Security Operations, Endpoint Security, Network Security, Cyber Analytics, Encryption, Cloud Security Engineering, and Product/Application Security. Your leadership will be instrumental in ensuring the security and resilience of our organization's systems against evolving cyber threats across different geographical locations. The Vice President of Cybersecurity Operations will play a pivotal role in ensuring effective cybersecurity operations, recognizing the substantial and material impact that security events can have on an organization's viability and overall success.Role ResponsibilitiesStrategic Leadership:Develop and execute a strategic vision for global cybersecurity operations aligned with the organization's overall goals and risk tolerance and taking into account regional nuances and regulatory requirements.Collaborate with C-suite executives to integrate cybersecurity best practices into core business processes and strategic decision making across diverse global regions.Team Management:Lead, mentor, and empower a global, multidisciplinary team of cybersecurity professionals and leaders around the world, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.Provide strategic guidance and direction to cybersecurity teams worldwide ensuring alignment with corporate objectives and regional cybersecurity needs.Cyber Defense Operations:Oversee the day-to-day operations of the global Cyber Defense division, ensuring consistent implementation of cybersecurity measures and protocols across all regions. -Coordinate proactive strategies to identify, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and vulnerabilities globally, leveraging regional expertise and organizational technology infrastructure.Incident Response and Management:Develop and maintain robust incident response plans and procedures, ensuring rapid and effective responses to cybersecurity incidents and breaches.Lead incident response efforts, coordinating with regional teams, internal stakeholders, external partners, and government agencies as necessary.Product and Application security:Manage a team of application security professionals, ensuring security practices are integrated into software development processes.Collaborate with product development teams to embed security best practices into the design, development, and deployment phases.Provide strategic direction and oversight in identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities and threats throughout the software development lifecycle.Work closely with software architects and engineers to implement secure coding standards, conduct code reviews, and integrate automated security testing into development workflows.Partner with product management teams to prioritize security requirements and features, ensuring alignment with product roadmaps and release schedules.Stay informed about emerging threats and vulnerabilities in product and application security, and advocate for proactive security measures and technologies.Serve as a key liaison between technical teams and executive leadership, communicating the significance of product and application security and influencing for appropriate resource allocation to address security challenges effectively.Role RequirementsBachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.10+ years in global cybersecurity operations, with a proven track record of leadership and achievement.Strong technical expertise across multiple cybersecurity domains, including but not limited to incident response, threat intelligence, endpoint security, network security, and cloud security.Experience managing large, diverse global teams in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members to achieve excellence.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, or similar are highly desirable.We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for what's next.Western Union is positioned to become the world's most accessible financial services company -transforming lives and communities. We're 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. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If you're ready to help drive the future of financial services, it's time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at .SalaryThe base salary range is $250,000 - 300,000 USD per year, total on target compensation includes a base salary and short-term, and long-term, incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates' qualifications, skills, and competencies.BenefitsYou 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 (). 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 United States - specific benefits include:Family First ProgramFlexible Time offMedical, Dental and Life InsuranceTuition Assistance ProgramParental LeaveWestern Union values in-person collaboration, learning, and ideation whenever possible. We believe this creates value through common ways of working and supports the execution of enterprise objectives which will ultimately help us achieve our strategic goals. By connecting face-to-face, we are better able to learn from our peers, problem-solve together, and innovate.------Our Hybrid Work Model categorizes each role into one of three categories. Western Union has determined the category of this role to be Hybrid. This is defined as a flexible working arrangement that enables employees to divide their time between working from home and working from an office location. The expectation is to work from the office a minimum of three days a week.---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.#LI-HD1#DICEEstimated Job Posting End Date:05-31-2024This application window is a good-faith estimate of the time that this posting will remain open. This posting will be promptly updated if the deadline is extended or the role is filled.SummaryLocation: USA - CO - DenverType: Full time

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