Cybersecurity Defense Center Manager in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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 237 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 manager who can drive incident management processes as part of PayPal’s Cybersecurity Defense Center. The position entails identifying, notifying, and responding to security threats to PayPal’s properties globally. This position requires knowledge in the following information security disciplines: IDS monitoring, incident detection, information assurance, operation systems and host level analysis, malware analysis, system hardening, vulnerability management, antivirus, firewalls, and techniques for analyzing TCP/IP network traffic and event logs.

If you are the kind of person who thinks outside of the box, brings an extra edge to the table to accomplish tasks, and desires to gain real-world experience with a world-class team in the ever-changing field of security, then please apply for this position.

Specific Responsibilities

Manage a team of analysts that perform real-time proactive security monitoring and reporting on various security and threat monitoring systems. Performs the role of primary incident coordinator for all security events, requiring focused response, containment, investigation, and remediation. Help lead and train analysts.. The APAC CDC Manager will be responsible for managing a team of 6 analysts,  protecting system, network, application, and data assets of PayPal properties globally. We are looking for a manager with a strong commitment to “getting the job done” and an unwavering passion for working on the front-lines of the security field.


Job Requirements
Required Skills


  • Lead a team of 6 analysts, mentoring and building up the capabiltiies of the individual analysts.
  • Be the single point of contact and the focal point for accepting, collecting, sorting, ordering, and passing on incoming information for the reported security incident events
  • Communicate with senior leadership and all levels of technology and operational staff, assist in creation and follow methodologies, creating clear, concise deliverables
  • Manage security event analysis processes, including intrusion detection incident response - triage, incident analysis, remediation 
  • Work with global network engineers to implement security products and process
  • Remain current on regulatory requirements affecting information security and digital investigations 
  • Basic understanding of tools and processes used in security incident detection and handling
  • Must have solid understanding of TCP/IP networking, web infrastructure applications, and scripting (Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Propose additional components and techniques that could be used to proactively detect and prevent malicious activity
  • Recommend configuration changes to improve the performance, usability, and value of threat analysis tools
  • Must be able to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and participate in incident remediation as needed
  • Manage incident response tracking system and develop reports for internal customers and management as required
  • Responsible for personal development through enhancement of technical skills and active participation in the team function performance process
  • Continue to grow a personal support network by developing and building relationships throughout internal organizations
  • Support the design and deployment of a comprehensive security infrastructure to support real-time security monitoring operations
  • Monitor security events globally
  • Analyze network traffic and various log data to determine the threat against the target infrastructure, recommend appropriate countermeasures, and assess damage 
  • Maintaining information security metrics

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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