Please note that this site has updated features that do not run on older versions of Internet Explorer. For an optimal experience, please use another browser or the most recent version of IE.

Security Engineer, Crypto Business in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/20/2021

Job Snapshot

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.

We are seeking intelligent and motivated engineers to join the PayPal Blockchain, Crytpo and Digital Currencies (BCDC) Cyber Security team. In this role, you will report directly to the Head of Cyber Security and work directly with other business units as a subject matter expert on all things related to Cyber Security.

We are seeking intelligent and motivated engineers to join the PayPal Blockchain, Crytpo and Digital Currencies (BCDC) Cyber Security team. In this role, you will report directly to the Head of Cyber Security and work directly with other business units as a subject matter expert on all things related to Cyber Security.

Our Security team works to create and maintain the safest operating environment for PayPal users and developers. As a Security Engineer, you help protect network boundaries, lead the secure configuration and use of GCP infrastructure and services, keep computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and provide security services to protect highly sensitive data. Security Engineers work hands-on with network and compute services and actively monitor our systems for attacks and intrusions in both on-prem and cloud environments. You also work with software engineers to proactively identify and fix security flaws and vulnerabilities.

Security Engineers work on a broad set of efforts focusing on scaling and automating security infrastructure and processes. We solve user and corporate security concerns, investigate security incidents, perform security gap analysis, build and integrate systems, conduct applied research, and implement novel technologies and architecture to deal with enterprise security across a diversity of computing platforms such as mobile and cloud.


  • Design infrastructure and services and drive the implementation to protect PayPal BCDC networks and systems.
  • Provide security expertise and guidance to a diverse set of PayPal BCDC engineering and business teams.
  • Conduct technical evaluations to identify coverage gaps in existing information security toolsets.
  • Support installations of security tools with Key Performance Indicators (KPI) measuring performance.
  • Work with other Cyber Security teams to effectively manage and develop security monitoring, sensor enrichment, and tuning solutions.
  • Conduct security reviews of core corporate and production infrastructure.
  • Drive enterprise focused security improvements to PayPal BCDC products and services.
  • Respond to and investigate security incidents.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8 years of relevant industry experience in security.
  • Coding experience in one or more general purpose languages
  • Knowledge of account creation/management for various web-hosted tools
  • Experience working with Identity and Access services
  • Experience building/deploying Single Sign On (SSO) frameworks and mechanisms such as OAuth and SAML
  • Linux system administration
  • Experience integrating and tuning network security infrastructure
  • Security experience in GCP environments with working knowledge of GCP Infrastructure components; for example, VPC’s, Service Projects, Host Projects, Org Policies, Cloud IAM, GKE and GKE, GCOS, and Command Center.
  • Experience with attacks and mitigation methods, with experience working in two or more of the following: Network protocols and secure network design; Operating system internals and hardening (e.g. Windows, Linux, OS X, Android); Web application and browser security; Security assessments and penetration testing; Authentication and access control; Applied cryptography and security protocols; Security monitoring and intrusion detection, Incident response and forensics; Development of security tools, automation or frameworks.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's degree in Computer Science or related field.

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