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Senior Security Product Manager in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/20/2021

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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 Enterprise Cyber Security (ECS) organization is looking for a passionate, self-driven product manager that will help to enhance and enable PayPal’s ability to expand and protect the brand by maturing a global portfolio of information security services, tools and product capabilities. As a member of the product management team you will be responsible both for existing products and services as well as helping in innovating and executing product initiatives from an ideation to release. As a product manager you will be responsible for defining roadmaps, connect with internal and external customers, and deliver on our security promise to our customers. The position focuses mainly on internal product management of our security products and services. If you are the kind of person who thinks outside of the box, brings an extra edge to the table to accomplish tasks, and desires to gain real-world experience with a world-class team in the ever-changing field of security, then please apply for this position.

Specific Responsibilities 

Manage several security products and services, build roadmaps for security products and services, work with engineering and infrastructure teams to develop new security capabilities for the company.  

Required Skills 

  • Manage existing products through product management methodologies and practices 
  • Lead product lifecycle from ideation through technical development, to launch 
  • Define product scope, capabilities, KPI’s 
  • Define product goals 
  • Build and maintain a product backlog and roadmap as well as help with the relevant ceremonies
  • Work with Engineering, Architecture and Infrastructure teams to successful delivery of features and capabilities 
  • Work closely with internal customers to identify pain points and requirements 
  • Assess gaps between current and target security architectures, evaluate options, and develop appropriate solution strategies leveraging PayPal's technologies in combination with open source and COTS products. 
  • Represent PayPal security to external parties in building long-term roadmaps for external security products

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply. 

Experience Requirements 

  • Cyber security background and experience - Must 
  • 5+ years experience as a Product manager  - Must 
  • Experience working in cyber/tech startups - Strong advantage 
  • Demonstrated successful record in defining product roadmaps
  • Tech savvy which loves to stay on top of industry trends 
  • Experience designing and delivering internet-scale, enterprise-wide information security technology products and capabilities 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – written and verbal 
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, ability to multitask 
  • Ability to push ideas and influence decision making in a collaborative manner 
  • Highly motivated, goal driven, Can-do approach, curious and open minded 

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



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