Insider Threat Engineer in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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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.

Lead highly sensitive, complex, and confidential high-tech insider threat investigations into incidents of data loss and intellectual property theft, technology misuse, conflict of interest, and other policy violations. Drive large incidents with multiple teams independently towards resolution Conduct risk-based analysis of users and groups across the enterprise; develop investigative action plans based on findings. Establish and oversee the tools, processes, and operations of user behavior analytics as part of an enterprise insider threat program Communicate with all levels of technology and operational staff, assisting in the creation and adoption of methodologies with creating clear and concise deliverables Support the development of comprehensive security infrastructure to support real-time security monitoring operations

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 for a passionate, self-driven security insider threat engineer who can work as part of a team to investigate insider threat incidents, deliver insider threat analytics, and build automation and orchestration in the insider threat field as part of our information Security Critical Incident Management team.

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 apply their real-world experience with a world-class team in the ever-changing field of security, then please apply for this position.

  • Lead highly sensitive, complex, and confidential high-tech insider threat investigations into incidents of data loss and intellectual property theft, technology misuse, conflict of interest, and other policy violations.
  • Drive large incidents with multiple teams independently towards resolution
  • Conduct risk-based analysis of users and groups across the enterprise; develop investigative action plans based on findings.
  • Establish and oversee the tools, processes, and operations of user behavior analytics as part of an enterprise insider threat program
  • Communicate with all levels of technology and operational staff, assisting in the creation and adoption of methodologies with creating clear and concise deliverables
  • Support the development of comprehensive security infrastructure to support real-time security monitoring operations

Job Requirements

  • 3 years’ experience in Information Security field
  • 1 year experience with Insider Threat or DLP teams
  • Deep understanding of tools and processes used in incident management and Data Loss Prevention
  • Ability to analyze large data stores in order to find anomalies and threats.
  • Identify security domain and tools/controls in place or needed to mitigate threat.
  • Highly motivated, goal driven, innovative, curious and open minded.
  • Experience working in large environments with many types of services and components.
  • Analytical thinker who is process oriented.
  • Hands on experience implementing processes and supporting technical teams.
  • Good communication skills (including spoken and written English)
  • Excellent, concise verbal and written communication
  • Must be a team oriented but self-directed, a continual learner with a passion for asking big questions and creating solutions to find answers
  • Must be able to leave ego at the door and act with one team behaviors.

Advantages:

  • Experience with SQL.
  • Experience with Splunk including creation of complex queries and alerts
  • Experience scripting in Python or other tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science.
  • Master's degree
  • Experience with internal PayPal applications.

We are 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 ourselves to 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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