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Incident Response Manager - NA in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/21/2021

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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 US Cyber Defense Manager will oversee PayPal’s North America Cyber Defense Center. This well-rounded leader player will oversee a team of highly skilled cyber security professionals and will serve as an escalation point for the local US team. A successful candidate will have a proven track record in maturing Security Operation Centers in highly complex environments at scale. We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.


  • Develop, guide, and oversee PayPal’s high-performing cybersecurity staff
  • Serve as an escalation point and as a subject matter resource (SMR) in security monitoring, incident response, and incident management
  • Manage security operations projects, including process improvement and technology investment
  • Pursue automated security flows with SecOps’ dedicated threat engineering team


  • 7-10 years of experience in security operations, detection, incident response, and threat intelligence
  • Prior experience as a SOC manager, supporting globally distributed organizations, including demonstrated experience overseeing technical response teams while prioritizing time-sensitive tasks
  • 5+ years of experience in recruiting and developing top talent
  • Ability to provide leadership and guidance to cybersecurity analysts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior financial services experience – Preferred

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