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M&A Integration Director in Remote Arizona at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/6/2020

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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.

This role requires deep technical understanding of security technologies and processes coupled with strong interpersonal skills to partner with peers and executive leadership to influence priorities for security integration prioritization. The incumbent will understand an acquired company’s key business processes and assess IT and security processes and technology. This will be used to drive integration efforts by working closely with team members across multiple organizations to plan and implement technical services, establish full monitoring, business adoption, and operationalization of service and incident response playbooks. Finally, integrate people and processes to produce effective security operations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop M&A security strategic plans and roadmaps that are aligned to business strategies and requirements.
  • Develop M&A playbooks based on security standards, procedures, and best-practices including identity and access management, tenant management, network security practices, domain trusts posture, SSL/IPsec, security logging, security incident and event management (SIEM), data protection (DLP, encryption), secrets management, and vulnerability/threat assessment.
  • Communicate with executive leadership to align on business process changes and drive prioritization of resources.
  • Coordinate with senior leaders, management, teams and technical personnel on a continuous basis.
  • Collaborate with security team members to develop all M&A security requirements for all hardware and software computing platforms, environments and solutions including modifying, where required, existing policies, procedures and best practices to address M&A business strategies and requirements
  • Document detailed milestone based and objective focused M&S integration roadmaps.
  • Coordinate with cross functional teams to ensure architectural solutions effectively fulfill M&A business needs
  • Collaborate with security team, business units, and corporate M&A teams on tailoring security requirements to align to individual M&A transaction specific requirements.
  • Provide guidance and hands-on experience to M&A project teams in design, development, and maintenance of M&A security solutions and processes that are both risk appropriate and risk prioritize.


  • Experience in the creation and delivery of a disciplined IT integration strategy, process and execution plan.
  • Knowledge of and experience in leading complex post acquisitions in SaaS and technology companies
  • Demonstrated ability to develop M&A standard methodologies for the company and assist in developing structured integration frameworks and playbooks to ensure consistency and repeatability of the process
  • Demonstrated knowledge depth in technologies and practices to protect users, systems, and data.
  • Demonstrated knowledge depth in cloud security
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse cultural environments, professional experience and expertise of officials, managers, and technicians may vary widely
  • Highly tuned emotional and cultural intelligence Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to present and explain complex information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others and gains understanding.
  • Experience in driving delivery across environments involving a variety of business issues in an organization of comparable size and scope.
  • Experience fostering active participation in integrated and siloed product teams.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience preparing critical path analysis, schedules, budgets, and staffing to manage support of strategic programs.
  • Ability to develop clear program strategies, supporting business case and various high-level program plans.
  • Thinks about creative ways to apply integration program management best practices to enable teams to operate more efficiently.
  • Demonstrated understanding of system development life cycle, dynamics of software development programs, practices, and methods.

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.

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