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Tech GRC Analyst in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

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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.

Tech GRC lead will have the responsibility for executing the PayPal Technology & Security risk & compliance programs as part of the First Line of Defense (FLOD) function for the CTO organization. The candidate will assist the broader team with performing quality testing of technical and security controls. The candidate will ensure appropriate controls are in place, key stakeholders are engaged, US counterparts are informed and avoid events that could adversely impact our business objectives. The ideal candidate must be, without a doubt, passionate about our customers, partners, stakeholders, and technology. Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, and leadership skills will be critical for success. Success depends on building rapport and credibility with multiple stakeholders across the organization to organize and drive execution.

  • Use a risk-based approach to independently and effectively execute IT internal audit engagements in accordance with department and professional standards;
  • Identify and assess inherent risks and control activities, and design effective audit procedures to evaluate control effectiveness;
  • Support the IT SOX 404 risk assessment and scoping exercise, execute the process and control walkthroughs, assess the design of controls, develop and enhance comprehensive test plans, and perform independent testing;
  • Perform deficiency root cause analyses and assist management with the development of remediation plans;
  • Offer effective supervision to, and review the work of other auditors, including the company’s co-sourcing audit partners
  • Be an interface between IT management and the external auditors to provide guidance, support, training, and project management;
  • Conduct advisory projects for key system implementations and business process changes to provide proactive risk and control guidance to business partners;
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of management;
  • Stay abreast of changes in the business environment and to assess impacts to the company's risk profile;
  • Providing U.S. based time zone coverage as needed (up to 50% of time).

The ideal candidate will:

  • 3- years of experience in IT/Technology/Information Security Internal Audit, ERM, or consultancy. Experience from Big-4 audit firms is a big plus.
  • Utilize a deep understanding of risk management methodologies, frameworks, and principles (e.g. SOX, COBIT, NIST, CSA, ITIL, PCI, GDPR, etc.) to evaluate and recommend best approach to mitigating risk with best in class controls.
  • Be able to engage at all levels of the organization to organize, drive and communicate results.
  • Be able to engage at all levels of the organization to organize, drive and communicate results.
  • Operate in a fast-paced environment and able to handle a number of simultaneous projects and tasks while demonstrating urgency and ownership to drive issues to completion.
  • Innovate in the PayPal dynamic workplace by designing repeatable, sustainable processes that operationalize the risk management function
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills along with refined presentation skills and the ability to work with other departments and varying levels of management, including senior leadership.
  • Have strong ability to work with minimum direction and possess a high drive for results.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Management Systems
  • Certifications highly desired (CISA, CIA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, etc.)

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