Senior Program Manager - Security in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

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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.

We are currently seeking a Senior Program Manager to join PayPal’s Security PMO to manage our M&A Security Integration Program. The Program Manager will be responsible for scope, budget, planning, communication, risk management, and project management for security control integration program and key projects within this program. Program spans multiple teams, projects, geographic locations, time zones, deliverables, and involve complex technologies. The right candidate is a self-motivated individual with strong skills in program management, problem solving, and relationship management to create and drive a program to tighten the security practices and improve our security posture. You need to be an effective leader that partners across the organization to achieve results. You must be self-motivated with excellent problem solving, analytical, and decision making skills. This candidate will drive execution of remediation plans and work in measuring and improving current processes and designs to facilitate increased efficiency and execution. This candidate will have deep experience and understanding of technology, project management, change management, and organizational dynamics; able to navigate the organization as a champion, change agent and strategic partner at all levels.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Program Planning & Execution 
  • Create relationships with business & technology stakeholders including architects, development managers, scrum teams, program/project managers, QA, Release Engineering and Management 
  • Participate and represent information security in delivery/operational meetings; conduct information security operational review meetings with delivery and client (e.g., CISO) key stakeholders with topics including information security status and performance 
  • Drive the coordination and execution of security integration and solutions for PayPal entities - existing and future M&A companies 
  • Maintain integration security engineering program strategy (forward looking roadmap) aligning services and portfolio components to the strategy 
  • Manage scope, milestones and budget across program and projects to ensure completion of program/project goals 
  • Develop and provide direction and guidance to team in developing appropriately structured and detailed program/project plans 
  • Identify and track program/project interdependencies to ensure timely and successful delivery
  • Identify, track, prioritize and drive resolution of program level issues, leveraging lessons learned from prior experience and work to address and mitigate systemic issues 
  • Identify and track major milestones for program, or key projects in program(s) 
  • Monitor and measure progress to ensure that the projects meet or exceed performance target, ensuring that teams document accurate status of program, projects within program(s), or external projects that have dependencies. Ensure successful completion of program exit criteria. 
  • Communicate timely and accurate status to appropriate levels and stake holders 
  • Identify opportunities for and lead deep dives on key initiatives through program and project reviews 
  • Ensure budgets are planned and adhered to 
  • Ensure that resources are effectively allocated across program 
  • Provide delivery leadership to project teams 
  • Build and lead high performance program & project teams 
  • Actively collaborate with leaders across the technology organization to ensure that resources, dependencies, risks and constraints are aggressively managed in a timely fashion o Identify impacts and champion the needs of PayPal groups as it relates to your project or program. 
  • Provide and drive recommendations which influence technology strategy and product definition

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.