Security Forensics Analyst in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

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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 244 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 member of our cyber forensics team. The position entails managing forensics policies and procedures, being an incident response SME, helping with details incident response processes in a forensically sound manner, managing forensics training and capabilities to different team members, managing internal and external communication patterns, improving internal workflows and managing KPI analysis and reporting.

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.

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.Lead forensics investigations using virtual forensics team members and 3rd party vendors.


PayPal is looking for a passionate, self-driven member of our cyber forensics team. The position entails managing forensics policies and procedures, being an incident response SME, helping with details incident response processes in a forensically sound manner, managing forensics training and capabilities to different team members, managing internal and external communication patterns, improving internal workflows and managing KPI analysis and reporting.

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.

    • Liaise with forensics vendors, PayPal legal and investigation teams, and the IT organization.
    • Be a focal point for forensics knowledge and processes
    • Assist in creation of forensic methodologies with clear and concise deliverables
    • Work with different organizations to implement security products and process
    • Propose additional components and techniques that could be used to proactively detect and prevent malicious activity
    • Maintain forensics security metrics

    Job Requirements

    • 3+ years of experience in a forensics or security related field.
    • Advanced understanding of tools and processes used in security incident detection and handling
    • Must have solid understanding of TCP/IP networking, web infrastructure applications, and scripting (Perl, Python, etc.)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to articulate technical concepts, impacts, risks, mitigations, and remediation guidance.
    • 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

    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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