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JOB NO:       5522

TITLE:             Incident Response Analyst, Cyber Security



Detection Engineer, Security – Denver, CO, USA

Are you passionate about Cyber Security? How about unleashing your skills in a hugely successful business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Incident Response Analyst, Cyber 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 is enabled by trust and respect

We’ll look to you to support higher-level cyber security operations by responding to critical and high-volume events within our Incident Response team. You’ll manage the proper handling of Information Security incidents, coordinate efforts of and provide timely updates to multiple business units during response. You will also perform proactive hunting exercises and develop training curriculum for incoming IR Analysts. In addition, you’ll also assists intrusion remediation and strategy development/implementation, as well as; handling critical severity incidents as described in our operations runbook. Furthermore, you’ll perform additional analysis of escalations from Response Analysts and conduct case review, as well as; providing onboarding training and coaching to for lower-level IR Analysts.


You have a BA/BS degree or higher in International Relations, Security Studies, Intelligence Studies, Political Science, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related field. You’ll also have experience developing event escalation and reporting procedures, as well as; experience leading Network Investigations. In addition, you have expert knowledge of TCP/IP communications & knowledge of how common protocols and applications work at the network level, including DNS, HTTP, and SMB. Moreover, you’re an expert when it comes to the Windows file system, registry functions and memory artifacts, as well as; the ability to learn and operate in a dynamic environment. Lastly, you have the ability to demonstrate analytical expertise, close attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and solution orientation and to learn and adapt quickly; as well as, experience working in a 24/7 SOC environment.


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.

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