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Tech & Information Security Risk Mgr. in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/22/2020

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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 305 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.

Manage Technology and Information Security Risks using innovative and industry proven methodologies. Perform risk identification, assessment, metric and other quantitative analysis to measure and report risk. Work with leaders to establish risk mitigation plans. Work with subject matter experts to improve the overall risk and control environment of the company across its subsidiaries, and global markets.

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.

PayPal is looking for new members of a team responsible for managing, implementing and maintaining the risk oversight program within PayPal Holdings, Inc.  This team manages the risk program for Technology and Information Security, including identifying, measuring, and reporting on risk.  Additionally, this team ensures the effectiveness of information security and IT controls by working with technology leadership to assess and monitor risks and controls to meet PayPal’s risk appetite and tolerance levels. The candidate will partner with IT technical staff, as well as internal risk and compliance teams. The team is responsible for providing a range of support activities that enables and ensures the organization can meet its risk goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Interpret and influence PayPal Information Security policies, standards, and IT/security risk & control frameworks
  • Plan, support, facilitate, coordinate and execute risk assessments
  • Apply qualitative and quantitative measures to calculate and support risk ratings
  • Participate in developing and maintaining the overall Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) management process and strategy.
  • Work in collaboration with corporate risk management and various technical teams in the design and implementation of the Technology & Information Security Risk Program.
  • Create, document, and implement risk assessment and measurement activities
  • Investigate, analyze and document reported risks
  • Partner with Issues Management, Standards and Compliance teams to develop effective process for monitoring, reporting and escalating control weaknesses the increase risk.
  • Create, monitor data points into the IT risk management activities, including monthly dashboards, metrics, and reporting (e.g., GRC tool dashboards).
  • Develop automated process to document and score IT/Security control effectiveness based on maturity level and map to corresponding residual risk scores.
  • Develop and present quality dashboards and reporting

Job Requirements

  • 6+ years of combined experience in related information security and technology fields, and risk and control governance.
  • 2+ years of experience with technology risk and control assessment roles
  • Broad security knowledge across common industry security standards and frameworks (e.g., ISO, NIST, COSO, COBIT, and others).
  • Familiarity with risk management methodologies and tools such as FAIR, OCTAVE or similar is a plus
  • Ability to apply critical thinking, draw conclusions, and make data-driven recommendations
  • Advanced MS Office skills: PowerPoint, Excel
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and presentation skills and the proven ability to influence and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and meet deadlines with limited supervision
  • Possess professional certifications is a plus, including: CISSP, CISA, CISM, or GIAC.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college (Information Technology, Information Assurance, Cyber Security or related disciplines preferred)

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

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