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Information Security Engineer in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/3/2021

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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 375 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.

Your primary responsibility will involve driving the roadmap and delivery of a comprehensive strategy to capture all critical stages, triggers, and activities within our software delivery and deployment pipeline as recommended by PayPal security architecture and engineering standards. You will be expected to consider our native tooling and existing processes while investigating and solving for security automation. In addition to that, you will also be an active member of the PayPal security team and assist in a wide variety of efforts including product security reviews, penetration testing, incident response, and other security responsibilities. You will partner with your fellow security engineers and developers to keep PayPal growing while keeping us secure! Join our highly proficient team of Security Engineers working to make PayPal more secure. Drive the building and adoption of new security tools and technologies while supporting day-to-day security activities from deploying COTS products to automating security tools service management/availability, executing security centric initiative like improve vulnerability detection and reporting, work with security analysts for alerting and monitoring. Come join a team driven to improve the PayPal security posture through innovation, automation, and excellence.

MTS1 - Security Engineer

What You’ll Do

  • Engineer, deploy and ensure service availability of security tools, both COTS, native tooling with existing processes
  • Manage security integration into the CI/CD pipeline
  • Manage integration with manual and automated tools for static and dynamic testing
  • Identify areas for automation and tooling to increase code coverage
  • Establish metrics and reporting to track coverage and effectiveness of security processes
  • Leverage the tools and processes used throughout PayPal eco system
  • Engage with product and developers to conduct security reviews and define security requirements
  • Help evolve PayPal security features and services and manage security technical debt
  • Mentor junior members of the team and act as a subject matter expert for application security issues
  • Collaborate on security initiatives and promote security standards across PayPal
  • Become a representative for the PayPal Information Security program

What We’re Looking For

  • Strong experience in automating deployment of security tools across multiple platforms and regions
  • Strong experience in distributed platform development security and design
  • In-depth knowledge of web and mobile security standards and best practices (OWASP, etc.)
  • Strong foundation in core information security principles and concepts (HTTPS, TLS, OAuth, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of common languages such as Python, GO, JavaScript, Java, etc.
  • Experience in cloud security deployment and implementation issues (GCP, Azure and AWS)
  • Proven expertise in enterprise-grade and web scale security solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to explain complex security topics in simple terms
  • Ability to lead and project manage multiple security initiatives
  • A good team player who is self-motivated and well organized

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