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Head of Information Security in Stockholm - Jakobsbergsgatan at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

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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.

In this role, you lead the Information Security program at iZettle. This position is a technical managerial position, in which the ideal candidate will be able to function from not only a people, process, and planning perspective but also be a key contributor to security architecture and technology decisions. This role will also hold the responsibility of being the key leader for information security related projects and decisions for iZettle. As the manager of Information Security, you will be looked to as a leader in defining, communicating, planning, and executing on all security and business unit goals in the security and compliance space. You will report directly to the head of PayPal Business Unit security at the PayPal headquarters in California and be a representative to other iZettle business units as a subject matter expert on all things relating to information security at iZettle. To be successful in this role, you will need to build strong partnerships with iZettle leadership and function in a dotted line to the iZettle CTO.

Senior Manager of Information Security and Compliance

Job Description

PayPal and iZettle believe that innovation is fostered in an environment that values intellectual curiosity and the joy of learning. Our team is made up of thinkers, idealists, and high-energy yes-we-can-ers who have found a workplace that we love. We are looking for people who challenge us, inspire us, and want to problem solve with us.

Information Security at IZettle

In this role, you lead the Information Security program at iZettle.  This position is a technical managerial position, in which the ideal candidate will be able to function from not only a people, process, and planning perspective but also be a key contributor to security architecture and technology decisions.  This role will also hold the responsibility of being the key leader for information security related projects and decisions for iZettle.  As the manager of Information Security, you will be looked to as a leader in defining, communicating, planning, and executing on all security and business unit goals in the security and compliance space. You will report directly to the head of PayPal Business Unit security at the PayPal headquarters in California and be a representative to other iZettle business units as a subject matter expert on all things relating to information security at iZettle. To be successful in this role, you will need to build strong partnerships with iZettle leadership and function in a dotted line to the iZettle CTO.

Responsibilities

  • Drive application, infrastructure, and network security activities for all facets of iZettle
  • Manage a team of highly skilled security and platform engineers in an agile model
  • Collaborate with multiple security teams within PayPal to provide seamless support to securely enable business functions
  • Influence iZettle peers and leaders with the goal of creating and maturing security programs that are aligned with broader PayPal technologies and processes.
  • Evaluate, design, deploy, support, and monitor information security systems
  • Identify security exposures, develop mitigation plans, and partner with iZettle stakeholders to remediate
  • Build and execute on project roadmaps
  • Work with the technical operations team to implement information security solutions
  • Plan and run security awareness exercises and teach secure behavior and methods
  • Lead and manage iZettle security incident response activities and forensic investigations
  • Lead the implementation of best-practice security procedures, standards, and guidelines
  • Support iZettle in developing and maturing the application security program
  • Be the iZettle representative for security aspects of compliance activities such as external audits from customers, regulatory compliance projects, and overall information security reviews
  • Engage with cross PayPal business unit security teams as the lead representative for IZettle

Requirements

  • Several years of on the job information security experience
  • several years managing technical teams
  • Experience working with and managing application security programs in an agile environment
  • Understanding of security frameworks and standards and Experience with financial industry security governance, including CSSF, ISO/IEC 27001, NIST, OWASP, PCI-DSS
  • Demonstrated ability to influence peers and senior leaders and communicate complex problems and solutions to a global workforce
  • Experience securing AWS environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Information Security or equivalent work experience
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security+ or comparable Information Security Assurance certification
  • Self-starter, able to work with a mix of technical and non-technical clients
  • Strong documentation skills are a must
  • Ability to perform technical risk assessments, triage security-testing results and manage security response actions.
  • Ability to manage a team of engineers to drive completion of projects and initiatives
  • Demonstrable expertise in:
    • Linux / Windows / workstation / mobile device security hardening
    • Understanding Cloud Security best practices
    • External Regulatory compliance efforts
    • Secure Development Lifecycle practices and methods
    • Technical monitoring, troubleshooting, impact determination, and problem solving
    • Vulnerability and penetration testing
  • Experience researching, implementing and administration of security infrastructure
    • Application vulnerability and Web Application protection solutions
    • Cloud based IaaS/PaaS knowledge and understanding (AWS/Azure/GCP)
    • Intrusion protection, firewalls, and SIEM tools
    • File integrity monitoring, data loss prevention, and network access control
    • Event log aggregation and analysis

We are all for equality for all.
Tattoo artists. Dog groomers. Cake bakers. Jewellery
makers. You name them - at iZettle - we help them. And
to do that well, we need our people to be as unique and
diverse as they are. We’re proud to be an equal
opportunity employer and together we uphold PayPal’s
One Team Behaviour, striving to be a place where
everyone can benefit from equal access to professional
development, bring their whole self to work and most of
all, feel like they belong.


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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