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Security Analyst - Anti-Phishing in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 325 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal is looking for an experienced Anti-Phishing analyst to join PayPal’s Anti Phishing group. The Anti-Phishing analyst will be responsible for protecting our brand from the growing threat of e-mail abuse. A successful candidate will have a proven track record in analyzing cyber threats and responding to cyber incidents. Experience should include passion for email analysis (messages and headers), once reported through internal employees and partners. We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

Job description:

  • Design alerts and playbooks to automate our response to phishing attacks
  • Collaborate with PayPal’s Cyber Defense Centers to monitor and analyze potential threat activity
  • Act as the main analyst on potential Anti-Phishing incidents identified by CDC
  • Monitor message campaigns to identify high-risk customer impact
  • Develop advanced analytics and countermeasures to protect critical assets from Phishing attempts
  • Recommend security improvements based on current trends

Requirements

  • 3+ prior experience in cybersecurity, incident response, email-abuse, or security monitoring
  • Demonstrated passion for email messages abuse
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently yet fully integrate with worldwide, remote teams
  • Experience with Perl, especially advanced regular expressions and Unix command-line invocations

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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