Sr. Security Engineer in Beijing at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

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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 286 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 Product & Technology, China team is looking for a strong technologist to join the team in Beijing Our mission is to deliver a secure, rapidly scalable, and resilient infrastructure foundation that enables PayPal China Products and Services. To do this, we focus on delivering our Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and empowering our internal teams with the technical capabilities they need, when they need it, to make the very best products for our customers. We apply software engineering principles to the design, delivery, and operation of one of the largest hybrid cloud infrastructures in the world. Every day we drive closer toward our vision of a seamless and frictionless infrastructure as a competitive advantage helping PayPal China win. Job Description - As Senior Infrastructure Software Engineer, your experience in software engineering, Infrastructure as Code, traditional infrastructure engineering and systems management will be critical to your success in our hybrid cloud journey. You will build on your background for designing and implementing secure, low latency, highly efficient, highly available Infrastructure-as-a-Service capabilities. You will be innovative and hands-on as you work on cross functional teams to shape every aspect of PayPal China's infrastructure.


  • 5+ years’ experience in security engineering
  • Strong sense of professionalism, duty, and ethics
  • Enthusiasm and interest in working towards timely determination of root cause in security and network security issues.
  • Excellent documentation and verbal+written communication skills in Chinese and ability to communicate in English
  • Can work equally well independently and in a large team environment with co-workers in multiple time zones.
  • Experienced in server hardening
  • Experienced in implementation and operation of SOC and SIEM in the enterprise.
  • years experienced in vulnerability scan and penetration testing
  • Project delivery skills.
  • Familiarity with network security equipment such as modern stateful or application inspection firewalls and IDS/IPS
  • Experience in coding and development like Java/Python is a plus.
  • Experience in using HSM is a plus

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