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Manager, Technology Assessment Oversight

Company: PayPal
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

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:
Technology and Information Security Oversight (TISO) is responsible for providing Second Line of Defense (SLOD) oversight function over Technology, Data and Security. The team provides risk visibility with risk trending and risk analysis to effectively challenge the capability provided by First Line of Defense (FLOD) organization. All risk disciplines ensure PayPal meets its regulatory and business objectives.
The person in this role will be managing a small team to rebuild and drive Technology and Security Maturity Assessment, support and manage external consulting engagements to perform tabletop exercises, penetration test and other technology and security evaluations. This position requires building trusted partnership with First Line of Defenses (FLOD) in collaboration with Third Line of Defense (Audit) to develop clear mechanisms to provide risk transparency at the enterprise level.

Job Description:

The role is responsible for providing a common capability to manage consulting engagements, scoping, approval, and drive program management. The person is role will have broad technology and risk management experiences to ensure clear reporting and aggregation for risks identified through the assessment engagements, collaborate with other teams to build scope for the assessments and provide periodic reporting on the progress.

  • Responsible for Enterprise Technology and Security Maturity Assessment for risk trending
  • Manage any external technology and security testing engagements to provide input to oversight on existing internal testing programs.
  • Collaborate with other SLOD teams to build the scope and manage the expectations for all the activities.
  • Experiences working as technology risk assessor and security tester will be beneficial.
  • Expertise in analyzing the results of an assessment to convert into meaningful business impact.
  • Experience developing metrics with goal to provide risk trending over time.
  • Experience building and automating assessment processes
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define and evolve Key Risk Indicators for the critical risk domains.
  • Advise leadership on foundation process related risks and decisions.
  • Actively contribute to PayPal security awareness and training programs.
  • Represent TISO at various forums and leadership engagements
  • Build sustaining relationships based on trust and mutual respect
  • Actively manage expectations between the incumbent, their peers, and the broader universe of stakeholders to avoid "surprises" by creating a sense of agency and involvement early on and at regular intervals.
  • Willingness to contribute ideas and learn from others on the team.
  • Experience preferred in financial services, insurance, security, and technology industries, preferably in dynamic and fast changing environments.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical abilities with deep understanding of how to develop relevant metrics that not only track activity but also quantify the impact of data and technology initiatives on the financial performance of the business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and conflicting priorities.
    Professional Qualifications:
    • BS/BA degree required
    • Industry certifications preferred
    • 8+ years in experience working in Technology, security, and program management.
    • Experience in managing broader technology engagements
    • Have served as a direct interface with regulatory agencies and external Audit partners
    • A strong balance of strategic and analytic acumen, with a high level of intellectual agility and capacity for original and innovative thoughts.
    • Ability to work in a cross functional/matrix environment with proven track record of delivery, through strong negotiation, influencing and relationship management skills.
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, high-growth environment


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      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

      Who We Are:
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      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 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 .

      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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