Technology Risk Manager
PayPal Inc.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
$96,900.00 - $234,300.00 per year

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to revolutionize commerce globally to make moving money, selling and shopping, personalized and secure.

Job Description Summary:
What you need to know about the role:
PayPal is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Technology Risk Manager to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping complete PayPal's Technology risk assessment. This role will play a pivotal role in ensuring compliance with industry standards, while continuously enhancing our security posture.The ideal candidate would have Risk Management knowledge which includes control testing, NIST Cyber Security Taxonomy, and knowledge of technology controls.

Job Description:

Meet our team:

This role is critical to the Risk Assessment process for the Technology org that has already kicked off. We have a regulatory obligation to complete a technology Risk Assessment on an annual basis. Failure to complete could lead to potential financial fines and regulatory scrutiny.

Your way to impact:

  • Help ensure risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled
  • Anticipates business needs and proactively identifies opportunities to improve and strengthen the control environment through risk assessment process, emerging risks, and SLA reporting
  • Perform and refresh risk assessment including risk identification, documentation, and rating
  • Create and maintain risk inventory
  • Maintenance of Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) tool data for areas of responsibility
  • Responding to Internal and External Audit and Testing Engagements (e.g., Second Line of Defense reviews, and Regulatory Examinations)
  • Review and derive insights from key risk metrics for their business area
  • Provide assertions on risk exposure and articulate and present escalated risks to management
  • Maintain strong understanding of key risk management principles and processes for the areas supported
  • Where needed assists with translating control deficiencies into action plans and provides recommendations for enhancement
  • Assist in advising senior management on the status of their risk environment related to risk identification and control weaknesses
  • Identifies critical areas to monitor and escalates issues and findings to appropriate stakeholders coming out of the risk assessment process
  • Provide regular updates to management regarding trends and changes recognized during day-to-day monitoring activities
  • Ability to work with large and diverse teams in multiple locations

What do you need to bring:
  • 7+ years of experience, working conducting risk assessment or auditing/testing of technology and regulatory compliance
  • 2+ years of experience managing and leading teams
  • Experience working in a rapid growth environment in financial services, payments or technology companies is a plus
  • An organized, detailed, proactive, self-motivated, and collaborative work style.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally and adapt to change are extremely important
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and ensure deadlines are consistently met
  • Have strong ability to be detail oriented, deadline driven, and organized with minimum direction and possess a high drive for results
  • Knowledge and experience with cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure
  • Certifications highly desired (CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, etc.)

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

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PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is
$96900 to $234300

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 been revolutionizing commerce globally for more than 25 years. Creating innovative experiences that make moving money, selling, and shopping simple, personalized, and secure, PayPal empowers consumers and businesses in approximately 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit , https://about.pypl.comand

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

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