PayPal Country Information security Manager in Singapore, Singapore

Country Information security Managerin Singaporeat PayPal

Date Posted: 6/2/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 6/2/2018

  • Job ID: R0032226

About Us

HELP US REIMAGINE MONEY.

At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

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.

Do you want to help create the future of money? PayPal is focussed on enabling commerce. We want to make it easier and safer to shop and pay for things you want, anywhere and at any time. We are focussed on developing solutions that deliver value for our large merchant and consumer base.  

If you’re keen to join a fast growing team of highly motivated thinkers we might be the workplace for you.

We don’t create products because technology allows it – we use technology to make things work better. We listen to our customers and we want to create wonderful experiences that are commercially relevant.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Business Information Security Manager to join our growing team in APAC.

Do you want to help create the future of money? PayPal is focussed on enabling commerce. We want to make it easier and safer to shop and pay for things you want, anywhere and at any time. We are focussed on developing solutions that deliver value for our large merchant and consumer base.  

If you’re keen to join a fast growing team of highly motivated thinkers we might be the workplace for you.

We don’t create products because technology allows it – we use technology to make things work better. We listen to our customers and we want to create wonderful experiences that are commercially relevant.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Country Information Security Manager to join our growing team in Singapore.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure PayPal’s information systems are under proper control from an information security point of view.

  • Organise and lead the information security strategy and program at PayPal in close cooperation with the global information security teams.

  • Manage the risks associated with the information systems.

  • Support PayPal’s authorised management on Data and Information Security-related issues, as subject matter expert (SME) in order to permit informed decisions.

  • Support compliance with applicable regulatory requirements in regulated markets in Asia-Pacific including but not limited to PBOC, APRA, MAS, HKMA, etc.

  • Coordinate with and support the regional teams that have operational involvement in securing the information systems of PayPal.

Deliverables and key activities

Develop and manage the information security strategy for PayPal

  • Ensure the information security strategy enforces applicable local and regional regulatory requirements, and assess any new requirement that may be needed as a result of emerging regulations, with the support of PayPal’s Legal and Compliance teams.

  • Develop, coordinate, publish, and maintain suitable procedures for handling cases of confidential information mismanagement (whether intentional or unintentional), taking into account national legislation as well as notification policies.

  • Develop, coordinate, publish, and maintain a set of PayPal information security policies, standards, baselines and procedures based on the global set of security policies and guidelines, so as to meet the company’s legal and regulatory obligations.

  • Liaise with the Global Enterprise Technology team to support alignment between the PayPal’s requirements and the services delivered through enterprise architecture.

  • Ensure that there is a robust due diligence process that ensures information security requirements are adequately addressed in IT projects undertaken by or on behalf of PayPal.

  • Manage information security incidents and events that impact PayPal or its customers, in close cooperation and coordination with the global teams responsible for crisis management and security incident response, as well as with PayPal’s senior management team.

  • Ensure that information security awareness and training initiatives are implemented on behalf of PayPal by the global information security team, and that the training meets the regulatory obligations set forth by regulatory bodies as well as PayPal’s own standards.

Participate in the management of external partners / providers

  • Oversee the security due diligence process on IT and information security issues for all new service providers/sub-contractors of PayPal.

  • Support the security due diligence process led by global or regional teams, on IT and information security issues for mergers & acquisitions activities related to PayPal, as directed.

Governance and documentation of information security risks

  • Localise the information security risks assessment process developed by the global information security team, and perform on-going risk assessment, reporting, and remediation in cooperation with regional or global information security teams.

  • Confirm, advise, and elaborate on Enterprise Risk Management assessments that touch on areas relevant to information security, business continuity, and continuity of operations.

  • Verify that the controls in place to detect and prevent the emergence of IT security related risks are properly documented and monitored by the information security operational teams.

Disaster recovery and business continuity planning

  • Support PayPal’s Compliance team, other Technology teams, and the global Enterprise Resilience team in the planning and implementation of the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery capabilities.

  • Coordinate with the global crisis management capability during events impacting the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of the information assets of PayPal.

  • Provide the management of PayPal with subject matter expertise in information security to support their decision processes in case a crisis contingency eventuates.

Requirements

  • University Degree (Engineering, Computer Science, Technology Management or other analytical degree); Master’s Degree or Ph.D. (or equivalent) preferred

  • 12 years’ minimum experience in an IT security, risk management, or similar function. At least 5 years' of this experience should involve executive-level communication. Recent substantive interaction with C-level executives and boards of directors a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills; interpersonal and collaborative skills; and the ability to communicate information security-related concepts to technical and non-technical audiences. Fluency in Mandarin preferred.

  • Strong influencing, negotiation, and relationship building skills; an ability to interface internally and externally to ensure successful, high-quality outcomes.

  • Thorough understanding of how to effectively manage teams and lead projects supported by cross-functional/matrix team structures.

  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills, and the organisation agility needed to switch between strategic and tactical thinking.

  • Ability to work with geographically distributed teams, especially with teams situated abroad and in different time zones.

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.

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