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Security Vulnerability Ops Engineer in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

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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 375 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 team player to join our growing Vulnerability Operations team. The Vulnerability Operations Engineer will serve as a technical expert and will work closely with partners in PayPal to enhance the vulnerability remediations across the entire PayPal environment. The Engineer will be responsible for analyzing, prioritizing and driving vulnerability remediations . Successful candidates will possess a blend of general business, technology and security competencies.

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and drive vulnerabilities  remediation across diverse environments, including Cloud Computing and containers Create automated processes and workflows to reduce the improve detection and mitigation SLAs
  • Perform end-to-end vulnerability remediation cycle, including main partners engagements
  • Understand, review and interpret vulnerability scan and assessment results
  • Advise prioritization of patch deployment and provide guidance on vulnerability prioritization in accordance with SLAs
  • Collaborate with disparate teams to create both tactical and strategic plans for improvements in patch cycle times and risk posture
  • Responsibility on main Data Sources and vulnerability scanners configurations


  • Strong technical experience and familiarity with various vulnerabilities existing in the wild
  • Strong foundational understanding of Cloud/Virtualized environments, including containers
  • Core understanding of Citrix, Windows, Linux environments
  • Ability to operate in fast-paced, diverse, sometimes vague environments and able to handle multiple simultaneous projects and tasks while demonstrating urgency and ownership to drive quality outcomes
  • Deep understanding of scanners, tools and processes used to detect new vulnerabilities
  • Attention to details, excellent analytical thinking, and time management skills
  • Proficient with vulnerability scanning tools such as Qualys, Nessus, Twistlock, as well as SIEM (Splunk) and SQL queries
  • 5+ years overall Infrastructure Security experience
  • 3+ years of vulnerability management experience

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at