Security Incident Response Engineer in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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 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.

A typical day for the Security Incident Response Engineer will include:

Performs real-time proactive security monitoring and reporting on various security and threat monitoring systems. Performs the role of primary incident coordinator for all site infrastructure security events, requiring focused response, containment, investigation, and remediation.
The Security Incident Response Analyst will be responsible for managing and protecting system, network, application, and data assets of our site infrastructure. We are looking for an individual contributor to complement our existing security threat intelligence and incident response team. This will require a strong commitment to “getting the job done” and an unwavering passion for working on the frontlines of the security field.

What does Success Look Like?  


In your role as an IR Engineer, you will:

  • Support the design and deployment of a comprehensive security infrastructure to support real-time security monitoring operations
  • Monitor security events globally
  • Analyze network traffic and various log data to determine the threat against the target infrastructure, recommend appropriate countermeasures, and assess damage 
  • Maintain information security metrics
  • Be the single point of contact and the focal point for accepting, collecting, sorting, ordering, and passing on incoming information for the reported security incident events
  • Communicate with all levels of technology and operational staff, assist in creation and follow methodologies, creating clear, concise deliverables
  • Security event analysis and intrusion detection incident response - triage, incident analysis, remediation 
  • Work with global network engineers to implement security products and process
  • Remain current on regulatory requirements affecting information security and digital investigations 


About You


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant course of study
  • Basic understanding of tools and processes used in security incident detection and handling
  • At least 4 years experience in Information Security field
  • At least 1 year experience in an Incident Response team
  • Experience with troubleshooting and configuring networking devices, application platforms, and database, Windows and UNIX system administration
  • Must have a solid understanding of TCP/IP networking, web infrastructure applications, and scripting (Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Propose additional components and techniques that could be used to proactively detect and prevent malicious activity
  • Recommend configuration changes to improve the performance, usability, and value of threat analysis tools
  • Manage incident response tracking system and develop reports for internal customers and management as required
  • Must be able to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and participate in incident remediation as needed
  • Continue to grow a personal support network by developing and building relationships throughout internal organizations

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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