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Security Analyst



Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Paysafe (“Paysafe”) (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of over $130 billion in 2022, and approximately 3,300 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 100 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments.

Further information is available at www.paysafe.com.

Paysafe is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented Security Analyst to join the Information Security team.

You will monitor, identify and mitigate cyber threat across Paysafe. As a Security Analyst specialising in Penetration Testing and Red Teaming, you will play a pivotal role in safeguarding our digital infrastructure. Your expertise will be instrumental in identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities in applications, APIs, and corporate networks, as well as simulating sophisticated cyber-attacks to test our defences. As a successful candidate you will be part of the Cyber Defence Assurance team. You will be a key factor in countering threats to Paysafe, understanding our controls, and directing our security decision-making at a tactical, operational, and strategic level. You will be able to work in a global team environment (NA, EU, India), have prior experience of working in a web-based application services environment and be a fast learner with the ability to refine your skills and contribute towards enabling the Information Security team to deliver security automation.

What to expect:

  • Conduct penetration tests on applications, APIs, and network systems to identify vulnerabilities and security flaws.
  • Design and implement red team operations to simulate real-world adversaries, assessing the effectiveness of security controls and incident response protocols. Collaborate with the blue team to enhance detection and response capabilities, sharing insights from red team exercises.
  • Develop and execute test plans and scenarios for various types of cyber-attacks to assess the resilience of systems against intrusions.
  • Analyse and evaluate security measures for effectiveness and recommend enhancements.
  • Collaborate with development teams to integrate security practices into the software development lifecycle.
  • Utilize a variety of penetration testing tools and techniques to simulate real-world attacks.
  • Document findings and prepare detailed reports outlining vulnerabilities, the impact of potential breaches, and recommended mitigation strategies.
  • Stay updated with the latest security trends, attack techniques, and remediation methods.
  • Provide security training and guidance to other team members and departments.
  • Work closely with the incident response team to support security breach investigations.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of security policies and procedures.
  • Participate in security audits and compliance checks against industry standards such as ISO 27001, PCI DSS, DORA, etc.
  • Support reporting for global InfoSec KPI/KRI on an ongoing basis.

To be successful you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in security analysis or penetration testing.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, encryption, and authentication methods.
  • Proficiency with penetration testing tools such as Metasploit, Nessus, Burp Suite, etc.
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, Bash) for automation of tasks and analysis.
  • Knowledge of secure coding practices and code review processes.
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance and security frameworks (e.g., NIST, OWASP MITRE ATT&CK) and how they can be applied effectively within an enterprise.
  • Relevant certifications such as OSCP or GIAC are highly desirable.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex security issues to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Offensive security knowledge and using attacker techniques to increase defences and knowledge of penetration testing tools, frameworks, and methodology.

We offer in return:

  • The opportunity to write the history of a leading and growing multinational company
  • Tailor-made training and ongoing development to help you enhance your skills in the field of online payments
  • Multiple career progression opportunities in a dynamic in-house business
  • Environment where product expertise, professional and personal commitment are rewarded
  • Competitive remuneration and social benefits package (25 days annual paid leave, health insurance, sports card, team events, company discounts, variety of soft skills, business and technical training programs)
  • Fun and collaborative working atmosphere
  • Flexible working model - we encourage our employees to embrace our flexible working approach. You will be expected to work from home and spend an average of three days a week at our Sofia office as part of our hybrid work model.

With offices in USA, EU, and the UK, Paysafe offers individuals an opportunity to join a fast-moving global company with energy, passion and drive, committed to developing world-class online financial solutions.

We take pride in our employees and offer excellent remuneration and benefits, as well as a positive, rewarding and fun work environment.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Join our team that is inspired by a unified vision and propelled by passion.

Send your CV in English.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Paysafe provides equal employment opportunities to all employees, and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination of any type with regard to ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of recruitment and employment. If you need any reasonable adjustments please let us know. We will be happy to help and look forward to hearing from you.