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Application Security Engineer in Bangalore at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/15/2018

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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 254 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 for a passionate, self-driven Application Security Engineer who can design, develop and maintain proprietary security vulnerability scanning services. Additionally, the engineer should be able to understand software security risks and work with developers to close security issues. The Application Security Engineer will deep dive into software-based security findings and provide developer guidance on understanding the true impact and coming to a practical solution. The engineer should have deeper understanding on the metrics associated with each of the services and be able to drive end to end tracking of the metrics and integrating them with existing metrics tracking applications in PayPal. This is a technical security position and will be part of the Application Security Engineering team. If you are software engineer who has passion for design and development and is constantly on the lookout for security issues, then please apply for this position.

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 244 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.

About PayPal

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.

We build BIG and NEW products to drive worldwide commerce.  Be it the next mobile payments solution, or a high availability money movement platform, we solve problems on a scale you can't find elsewhere.  PayPal continues to push the boundaries of technology by investing in individuals who passionately believe in the potential of innovative technologies that make up global marketplaces.
 

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PayPal is looking for a passionate, self-driven Application Security Engineer who can design, develop and maintain proprietary security vulnerability scanning services. Additionally, the engineer should be able to understand software security risks and work with developers to close security issues. The Application Security Engineer will deep dive into software-based security findings and provide developer guidance on understanding the true impact and coming to a practical solution. The engineer should have deeper understanding on the metrics associated with each of the services and be able to drive end to end tracking of the metrics and integrating them with existing metrics tracking applications in PayPal. This is a technical security position and will be part of the Application Security Engineering team.

If you are software engineer who has passion for design and development and is constantly on the lookout for security issues, then please apply for this position.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, integrate and deploy security vulnerability scanning applications in Java, Python and NodeJS.
  • Recommend, evaluate and enforce security vulnerability scanning application findings including static, binary and related security frameworks etc.
  • Research, investigate and perform risk analysis of new findings surfaced by various application security tools and services.
  • Support software developers in triaging and remediating security issues.
  • Code optimization, tuning and filtering to remove false positives and increase visibility.
  • Evangelize security tooling throughout the organization.
  • Be an influencer of change while maintaining a strong relationship with the development organization.

Required Skills

  • Ability to proficiently code in Java, Python and NodeJS.
  • Ability to understand various PayPal application code base regardless of the programming language.
  • Ability understand complex software architectures and their deployment models.
  • Ability to understand security issues identified by security scans regardless of application programing language.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and understand known and new CVEs

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

  • 5+ years of experience as a Security Engineer with active design & development experience in languages such as Java, Python and NodeJS and in performing software-based risk assessments.
  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer predominantly with development experience in security vulnerability scanning applications.
  • Experience with enterprise rollout of Static Analysis Security Testing (SAST) tools such as Fortify or other similar tools is an added advantage.
  • Experience working in collaboration with software engineering organizations to improve security posture.
  • Experience in financial services and security technology industries.
  • BS in Computer Science or Equivalent.


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.


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.

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