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About Our Company

eBay is the world's largest online marketplace. We enjoy our work and we'll be the first to admit it! We think it's because we are doing something that has never been done before. Creating this incredible new space where buyers and sellers come together to exchange just about anything. What we've done at eBay is promote the growth of communities where people can share similar interests about things they have or want.

Sr. Application Security Architect

Position Description:

Want to create large-scale security architectures in an environment where innovation is encouraged and the technical challenges are many? Want to work with world-class colleagues with the skill and wherewithal to move the industry where necessary to protect customers from harm? Excited to work on a variety to technologies and learn new things? Have a passion for technical architecture and information security?

So do we! And we're seeking an accomplished security architect to join our Information Security team. The ideal candidate will have a combination of technical know-how and a solid grounding in the practice of information security.

For confidential consideration, please email your resume to

Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Utilize structured languages such as: Java, C++, Javascript, Python
  • Lead the creation of large-scale architectures for product security
  • Develop security architecture strategies by evaluating business strategies and applying security domain expertise
  • Analyze gaps between current and target security architecture to develop roadmaps to close gaps
  • Design and oversee solutions for specific use cases that provide frameworks, interfaces, and services that can be extended and reused for future requirements
  • Provide expertise and security requirements to colleagues developing applications and frameworks
  • Develop security reference architecture templates that can be applied across the various frameworks

Team skills:
  • Collaborative and team focused, shares and solves solutions
  • Outstanding architectural and implementation skills - a thinker and a doer
  • Ability to translate business strategy into technical vision and strategy
  • Lateral thinking and perseverance in achieving goals
  • Willingness to contribute ideas and learn from others on the team

Professional Experience / Qualifications:
  • 5+ years in application development in a technical role
  • 2+ years of security analysis, design, or architecture
  • Demonstrated success delivering design-ready, complex architectures
  • Knowledgeable in Application and Web Application Security and the concepts, techniques, tools, methods, and practices used to secure them
  • Strong analytical skills adept at identifying security flaws in application designs
  • Experience with industry standard architecture patterns and design methodologies
  • Ability to communicate technical information and ideas to diverse audiences
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Electronic payments industry or systems knowledge or experience an advantage

B.S. in Computer Science, related degree, or equivalent work experience

At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, we continue to be at the forefront of the digital payments revolution, giving people direct control over their money. Through our innovations, we make life better for our over 148 million active accounts in 26 currencies and across 193 markets, processing more than 9 million payments daily. An eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) company, PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing.
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