Privacy/Infosec/IT Testing Associate

Full Time
Chandler, AZ
Areas of Interest: Test and Evaluation
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The Global Controls & Monitoring Team is seeking a Testing Associate to support the Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Security (ERCS) Independent Testing Program (Second Line of Defense (SLOD)). This position will be primarily responsible for designing and executing testing engagements for the Privacy/Infosec/IT Testing program. This Tester will serve as a privacy, information security, and information technology testing specialist and will partner with Subject Matter Experts, other testing teams and non-Compliance teams to ensure that SLOD testing is being completed in an effective, efficient, and timely manner. This role requires a self-starter with the ability to operate independently and manage multiple competing priorities with difficult deadlines.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the SLOD Subject Matter Expert/Point of Contact for Infosec/IT testing.
  • Design SLOD testing scopes.
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews on testing results prior to disclosure to SLOD leadership.
  • Create and maintain regular reporting for SLOD Privacy/Infosec/IT testing.
  • Coordinate with SMEs to ensure testing results are disseminated to the appropriate decision makers in a timely manner.
  • Support the team leadership in the management and execution of the Testing Program.
  • Handle both proactive and reactive needs arising from additional oversight and manage corresponding take away items.
  • Must have a strong understanding of related regulatory requirements and testing design, management and execution. 


  • Advanced analytical, cross-referencing and deductive reasoning skills.
  • Excellent project management, organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Skill in focusing on desired results, determining what is important and urgent, and clarifying next steps.
  • Ability to analyze risks in complex business processes, and recommend controls to mitigate those risks.
  • Thrives working in a fast paced environment while maintaining composure and able to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to collaborate across levels, organizing and motivating others, including those who are in more senior positions.
  • Must display a high level of professional judgment, commitment, integrity, teamwork, and customer service.


  • 4+ years of experience with Big Four, internal audit, and/or testing with a focus on Information Security, Privacy and Data Protection.
  • Familiarity with U.S. privacy regulations, SSAE16 SOC1/SOC2, PCI and standards such as NIST and ISO 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Big 4, or management/IT consulting experience
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP and similar certifications
PayPal is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, long-term unemployment or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

PayPal will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with PayPal’s legal duty to furnish information.

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