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Tech/Security Policy Development Manager in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

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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 375 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 PayPal Technology and Information Security Oversight is seeking a Technology and Security Policy Development Manager to join their team.


  • Write and review clear, unambiguous technology and information security policies with an understanding of the underlying technologies, the potential impact of the policy and the inter-relationships between policy and PayPal’s strategic business and architecture vision.
  • Evaluate technology, security and regulatory trends to identify needed changes to policies.
  • Negotiate changes in policies among teams with competing interests and drive consensus.
  • Drive action among teams and leadership to implement necessary policy changes.
  • Develop policies and/or advocate for changes in policy that support organizational technology management and information security initiatives or required changes/enhancements.
  • Establish and maintain communication channels with stakeholders.
  • Review existing and proposed policies with stakeholders.
  • Seek consensus on proposed policy changes from stakeholders.
  • Draft, coordinate and publish technology and information security policy.
  • Promote awareness of technology and information security policy and strategy as appropriate among management and ensure sound principles are reflected in the organization's goals.
  • Analyze organizational technology and information security policy.
  • Assess policy needs and collaborate with stakeholders to develop policies to govern technology management and information security activities.
  • Provide technology and information security policy guidance to management, staff and users.
  • Research, develop, identify, review, analyze, and evaluate policy options of current and proposed cybersecurity, resilience, procedures, guidelines, metrics and/or program proposals or program modifications.
  • Review and evaluate reports, memoranda, legislation, and other proposals to develop recommendations for new policies; revisions and enhancements to existing policies; new or enhanced opportunities for collaboration to achieve a policy objective; new policies that can replace outdated policies; new policies that can provide for technology-neutral policies enabling future-forward flexibility.
  • Design and manage a comprehensive policy portfolio.


  • Master’s degree in information systems management, information security management, security policy or related program.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Experience leading policy development processes.
  • Experience capturing and reconciling diverse viewpoints on policy.
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional, geographically distributed environment.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies and potential for exploitation.
  • Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and IT management.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles.
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

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