Privacy/Infosec/IT Testing Associate in Chandler at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

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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 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.

The Global Controls & Monitoring Team is seeking a Testing Associate to support the Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Security (ERCS) Independent Testing Program (Second Line of Defense (SLOD)). This position will be primarily responsible for designing and executing testing engagements for the Privacy/Infosec/IT Testing program. This Tester will serve as a privacy, information security, and information technology testing specialist and will partner with Subject Matter Experts, other testing teams and non-Compliance teams to ensure that SLOD testing is being completed in an effective, efficient, and timely manner. This role requires a self-starter with the ability to operate independently and manage multiple competing priorities with difficult deadlines.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the SLOD Subject Matter Expert/Point of Contact for Infosec/IT testing.
  • Design SLOD testing scopes.
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews on testing results prior to disclosure to SLOD leadership.
  • Create and maintain regular reporting for SLOD Privacy/Infosec/IT testing.
  • Coordinate with SMEs to ensure testing results are disseminated to the appropriate decision makers in a timely manner.
  • Support the team leadership in the management and execution of the Testing Program.
  • Handle both proactive and reactive needs arising from additional oversight and manage corresponding take away items.
  • Must have a strong understanding of related regulatory requirements and testing design, management and execution.


  • Advanced analytical, cross-referencing and deductive reasoning skills.
  • Excellent project management, organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Skill in focusing on desired results, determining what is important and urgent, and clarifying next steps.
  • Ability to analyze risks in complex business processes, and recommend controls to mitigate those risks.
  • Thrives working in a fast paced environment while maintaining composure and able to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to collaborate across levels, organizing and motivating others, including those who are in more senior positions.
  • Must display a high level of professional judgment, commitment, integrity, teamwork, and customer service.


  • 4+ years of experience with Big Four, internal audit, and/or testing with a focus on Information Security, Privacy and Data Protection.
  • Familiarity with U.S. privacy regulations, SSAE16 SOC1/SOC2, PCI and standards such as NIST and ISO

    Preferred qualifications:

  • Big 4, or management/IT consulting experience
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP and similar certifications

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.