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M&A Security Integration Engineer in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

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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.

PayPal is hiring a Security Engineer for its Security Integrations Team to support our continued growth as a company. As an organization, we are vigilant in our processes to detect and prevent cyberattacks and further develop advanced capabilities against new threats. This role supports that process as we onboard new acquisitions into our security framework. The Role We are looking to expand our core security team by hiring a Security Engineer who is passionate about developing automated detection capabilities across numerous security platforms. For someone who has developed these capabilities working as part of SOC but is most passionate about the tools development side, this is a perfect role. This role will work with new and existing PayPal businesses to onboard relevant data sources, develop alerts and create advanced playbooks (including automated defense triggers).

In this role you will:

  • Develop and mature detection rules across various platforms and business units to improve our overall detection capabilities
  • Create automated processes and workflows to reduce the improve detection and mitigation SLAs
  • Partner with teams to onboard new data sources into centralized logging platforms


  • Strong technical experience and familiarity with various techniques of cyber-attacks, MITRE att&ck framework, incident response, and threat hunting modeling.
  • 3 years of experience in Cybersecurity, ideally as a Security Operation Center (SOC) analyst \Working experience within a Security Operations Centre environment, improving SOC processes and work-flow related to security operations
  • Minimum ‘Intermediate’ experience with SPLUNK (and/or Splunk SIEM)
  • Deep understanding of tools and processes used in security incident detection and handling
  • Programming and DB query experience (Python, GO, JavaScript, data structures, reporting, etc.)
  • Attention to details, excellent analytical thinking, and time management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering/computing field or related experience
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and multicultural environment, with a positive and professional attitude

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience working with modern cloud IAAS (GCP, AWS, Azure)
  • SOAR - Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (Demisto/Cortex XSOAR, Phantom, other)

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