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SecOps Engineering Manager in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/23/2020

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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 305 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 a talented Manager to lead our Cybersecurity Operations Engineering team. The Engineering Manager will handle all engineering work for PayPal’s global Cybersecurity Defense Center (CDC), including Threat Detection, Threat Intelligence, and Purple Team Exercises. The manager will focus on driving and executing high priority strategies while leading a team of highly technical engineers. We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the leadership team to create an agile engineering function within the Cybersecurity Operations function
  • Drive the execution of significant team engagements, including:
    • Alert development
    • Threat intelligence
    • Pen-test\ red team missions
    • Purple team exercises
  • Participate in research and provide recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Play an active role in mentoring team members and help them prioritize day-to-day asks against long-term objectives
  • Create high -quality reports and thought leadership materials


  • 10 years of relevant experience in specific domains of information security, such as security architecture, security operations, incident response, threat and vulnerability management.
  • Strong technical experience and familiarity with various techniques of cyber-attacks, MITRE att&ck framework, Purple Team concepts, and threat hunting modeling
  • Deep understanding of tools and processes used in security incident detection and handling, experience developing custom scripts
  • Excellent problem solving, project management, and communication skills
  • "Can-do" attitude and unwavering passion for doing the right thing
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and multicultural environment, with a positive and professional attitude

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