API Security Architect

By | September 12, 2022

Job Responsibilities : API Security Architect

Salary : $167000 per year

Company : PayPal

Location : Remote US

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone regardless of background or economic standing has access to affordable convenient and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary: What you need to know about the role: We are looking for an architect to join our Enterprise Cyber Security (ECS) organization who is responsible for protecting and defending PayPal. This role will be responsible to develop and provide the technical strategy to enable PayPal to securely develop and operate global APIs to serve all of company’s products and services. Meet our team: The scope of the role will span across multiple technology domains and will impact the software development lifecycle (SDL) methodology of product engineering & software engineering teams across the PayPal enterprise. This role will be a part of a dedicated engineering team focused on developing and delivering foundational API lifecycle management governance processes automated capabilities and services.

Job Description:

Your way to impact:

  • Collaborate across PayPal to deeply understand the challenges and problem statements related to API Security & Governance initiative.

  • The successful candidate will make high-level design decision and frame technical standards which will be adopted across the global PayPal hybrid cloud architecture.

  • Partner with stakeholders to derive and capture requirements and establish prioritization for solutions development.

  • Communicate socialize and validate proposals and solutions developed by the dedicated API Security & Governance engineering team.

  • Analyze security technical and business requirements related to API lifecycle management across PayPal enterprise. Formulate and own the end-to-end technical strategy and architectural decisions of the dedicated team for API Security & Governance initiative.

  • Ensure executive and stakeholder alignment to technical and execution strategy. Provide guidance to ensure initiative execution towards established strategy.

Your day to day:

  • Deep knowledge of software engineering and development practices/methodologies.

  • Solve problems & conflict resolution.

  • Out-of-the-box & creative thinking.

  • Prioritize critical tasks and requirements.

  • Effectively communicate across multiple levels of the organization.

  • Strongly collaborate and partner across different roles to drive alignment & execution.

What do you need to bring:

  • Minimal of 10 years in software engineering experience in a consumer-based service delivery company.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading a nimble engineering team through rapid prototyping and delivery methodology.

  • Breadth of experience to span across multiple technology domains.

  • Comfortable working in complex and diverse environment and ability to rapidly analyze and distill to critical requirements.

  • Ability to brutally prioritize/focus work on rapid execution.

  • Own technical and strategic decisions and effective in aligning cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

  • Ability to operate at multiple organizational and technical levels and influence without direct authority through interpersonal skills.

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

Our Benefits:

At PayPal we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial physical and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment employee shares options health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient affordable and secure the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information visit paypal.com.

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.

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements based on expert guidance. Depending on location this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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