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Braintree Security Engineer in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/23/2021

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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 392 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.

The Braintree Information Security team’s mission is to support Braintree and our merchants with security tools, systems, and feedback by applying engineering principles to Information Security. The Information Security team is responsible for making sure all of our products are designed and implemented to the highest security standards.

Braintree is hiring a Security Engineer that will work with the team to ensure our services are secured to the highest standard. The ideal candidate will share our passion for engineering solutions to complex security problems while minimizing friction. As a security engineer, there are multiple types of roles and teams that you can have an impact on. Here are some of the things you might do:

  • Write code and develop systems and tools to improve Braintree security
  • Help us build features that will protect our merchants
  • Perform security assessments, working closely with development teams on identifying security issues in their code and finding solutions to provide required functionality securely
  • Work on sensitive security and fintech-related issues, including securing financial transactions and personal information
  • Build cloud tooling to automatically monitor and enforce AWS security best practices

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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