Information Security Engineer 3 in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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 286 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 an Information Security Engineer. As an Information Security Engineer, you will be responsible for developing data pipelines and dashboards for security infrastructure, vulnerability scanning and lot more. You have in-depth knowledge of the application development process to meet project requirements. This assignment will require you to design, implement and test solutions that meet the objectives for the project within the timeline given. You have the ability to create data pipelines, write Splunk queries and build reporting dashboard using Splunk. You have solid data analytics and reporting experience with Splunk, SQL and Python in order to deliver your solutions. This role requires you to work across diverse team and needs, collaboration is a must. You will need to solve problems quickly and deliver elegant technical solutions for them. You will mentor team members, both full-time and contingent, to share knowledge and increase the competency of the team. You possess good verbal communication and written documentation skills and collaborate effectively with other team members. You will also be asked to supply ideas and provide feedback on many aspects of the team’s project.

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 min over 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

About PayPal:

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.

PayPal is looking for an Information Security Engineer. As an Information Security Engineer, you will be responsible for developing data pipelines and dashboards for security infrastructure, vulnerability scanning and lot more. You have in-depth knowledge of the application development process to meet project requirements. This assignment will require you to design, implement and test solutions that meet the objectives for the project within the timeline given. You have the ability to create data pipelines, write Splunk queries and build reporting dashboard using Splunk. You have solid data analytics and reporting experience with Splunk, SQL and Python in order to deliver your solutions. This role requires you to work across diverse team and needs, collaboration is a must. You will need to solve problems quickly and deliver elegant technical solutions for them. You will mentor team members, both full-time and contingent, to share knowledge and increase the competency of the team.

You possess good verbal communication and written documentation skills and collaborate effectively with other team members. You will also be asked to supply ideas and provide feedback on many aspects of the team’s project.

Specific Responsibilities

  • You deliver high-quality reporting dashboards using Splunk
  • You write complex Splunk queries
  • You build data pipelines to fetch data from various data sources using Python or JAVA
  • You independently research and design integration solutions by documenting individual modules and/or components to explain their function, responsibility, and execution per business requirements.
  • You work with various Project Managers across the organization to help with the project and release planning efforts for your projects.
  • You deliver high quality, well-written code that is quickly understood and easily supported and maintained by others.
  • You independently execute and deliver new or extend dashboards to implement features that are of medium to high complexity.
  • You use Agile methodologies, such as Scrum, to deliver features to production.
  • You actively communicate and collaborate with team members clearly and precisely, verbally and written within the Lean-Agile IT framework to meet sprint planning objectives.
  • You nurture highly effective relationships with internal business partners such as product management, technical teams, systems operations, and service and support.
  • You present and communicate complex ideas and features to a broad audience.

Required Skills

  • 5 years minimum experience in data analytics and reporting
  • 3 years of minimum experience working with Splunk
  • 5 years’ experience developing reporting dashboards using Splunk
  • Experience writing SQL for Oracle 11g databases
  • Experience writing complex Splunk queries
  • Experience using GitHub as a source control repository
  • Experience developing in an Agile software development environment (Scrum)
  • Experience using code versioning systems, Jenkins and Nessus technologies
  • Authority in Python 3, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework such as Node, Django or Flask

We know that confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting you. Please don't hesitate to apply.

Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as a Information Security Engineer doing data analytics and reporting.
  • 5 + years of experience creating dashboards using Splunk
  • BS in Computer Science or Equivalent.

We provide equal employment opportunity 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, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

We're a 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.


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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