Vuln. and Patching Resilience Engineer in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/21/2017

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 210 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.

PayPal is looking to add a talented, smart, and engaged Infrastructure Security Engineer to the Infrastructure Engineering and Operations team.
Responsibilities: Design, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of Infrastructure Systems and Services which include: Cloud Computing Environment, Virtualized Wintel/Solaris/Linux Environments, and foundational core services like AD, DNS, IPAM etc. This position will collaborate with our Information Security, Architecture team and other stakeholders to: Identify, define, and implement system security requirements that will support our operational model. Responsibility also includes developing technical solutions and recommending new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks. This will enable the company to be in the best position to establish defensive measures to protect our infrastructure environments and services.

Role Description

The role is critical to Supporting PayPal infrastructure patching and vulnerability management resiliency by managing the full lifecycle of discovered vulnerabilities and ensuring remediation within SLA.

Role Responsibilities

Responsible for understanding, reviewing, and interpreting scan and assessment results.

Advise prioritization of patch deployment and provide guidance on vulnerability root cause.

Collaborate with disparate teams to create both tactical and strategic plans for improving the Vulnerability and Patch Management Programs.

Provide technical authority, vision, documentation of operational procedures and guidance for reducing patch cycle time and decreasing exploitable operational space.

Develop scripting solutions for automated filtering & collating of large datasets.


Bachelor’s Degree

Experience with vulnerability management, patch management & devops frameworks

Mining security event log data and translating to actionable remediation

Coding skills to maximize efficiency

Understanding information security principles and practices.

  • 6+ years overall Infrastructure Security experience
  • 4+ years’ experience in vulnerability management
  • 2+ years’ hands on experience data crunching with tools similar to Python, Julia, Hadoop

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.