Security Orch and Advanced Response Eng in Tel Aviv at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

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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.

PayPal’s advanced response team is a team of senior engineers tasked with the detection, investigation and handling of critical security threats and incidents across all of PayPal’s and its subsidiaries’ environments. A typical day for the Advanced Threat-Response Engineer will include: • Leading the incident response process for critical severity incidents. • Developing and integrating investigation, forensics and analysis tools. • Review and align threat models. • Conducting gap analysis on required tools and capabilities. • Performing threat-hunting exercises as part of a senior team. • Use advanced data analysis techniques and platform to investigate huge security and system datasets. • Automating the repeated execution of useful detection and investigation processes.

What does Success Look Like?

  • You will have led to the quick and effective detection, containment, mitigation and remediation of high severity critical security incidents and threats.
  • You have provided strategic oversight of security threat models and security controls.
  • You will have detected and mitigated visibility and detection gaps across PayPal’s network.
  • You will have conducted in-depth hunting exercises.
  • You are flexible and willing to take on any challenge in front of you or your team with a high level of passion and creativity

About You

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  • Extensive operational experience with multi-tier UNIX systems, IDS, firewall, databases, encryption, and log management/analysis infrastructure
  • In-depth analysis of incident forensic evidence on variety of platforms from large scale UNIX to mobile devices as well as networks
  • Broad understanding of Internet infrastructure (TCP/IP, DNS, etc.)
  • Experience with digital investigations, being able to trace source and result of attack based on system, application, and/or network forensic evidence found, including via packet analysis
  • Broad experience with various malware analysis techniques as well as innovation of malware detection
  • Extensive experience with data mining through multiple sources ranging from raw system/application/network logs to enterprise class databases
  • Advanced knowledge of threat landscape and threat intelligence methodologies
  • Recent programming experience of some sort (Perl, Python, C, PowerShell, Ruby, SOAP, XML, etc)
  • Ability to find common ground among differing points of view and lead group to a mutually acceptable solution
  • Demonstrated critical thinking capabilities, especially under pressure
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral
  • Mentor junior team members in skills, experiences, and career growth
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of discretion and personal integrity in the exercise of duties, including the ability to professionally address confidential matters
  • Gift of being able to convey extremely complicated technology topics to non-technology audience successfully
  • Extreme passion for security incident response work and the complex process and technological infrastructure it requires

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.