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Product Security - Application Security Engineer

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About PayPay

PayPay, a Fintech company, that achieved more than 58M users within around 5 years since its launch in 2018 has hugely diversified employees who are from 50 different countries. To build "PayPay", we allied with Paytm, the biggest payment service company in India. Based on their customer-first technologies , we created and expanded the smartphone payment service in Japan.

Our biggest competitor is "cash". We are seeking for people who can accept this challenge positively, brush up the product at a tremendous speed that other companies could never achieve, and who are passionate about promoting and spreading such a financial life platform in a short time along with professionalism.

Job Description

The PayPay Product Security team is seeking Application Security (AppSec) engineers to work with our development teams on maintaining the security of our services.

PayPay Product Security team is responsible for driving the application security and infrastructure security changes within the product division - the part of PayPay responsible for development and operations of the PayPay app. Specifically AppSec engineers focus on supporting our development teams through discovery, knowledge sharing and automation of security configuration, testing, verification and monitoring. A String candidate for AppSec engineer will have a good understanding of software security best practices as well as an understanding of how to apply those principles to systems at scale following the DevOps methodology. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Working closely with Security Champions and teams on implementation of security best practices
  • Supporting development teams throughout Secure SDLC (design and architecture review, code reviews, manual security assessments)
  • Introducing systemic improvements to software security at PayPay (automation, processes, guidelines, secure libraries)
Supporting Responsibilities
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of security best practices
  • Assist threat modeling of existing and upcoming products and systems
  • Training and mentoring of PayPay staff on security best practices and its practical application
  • Maintaining automated systems to assist teams with assessing current security status
  • Working in a fast paced environment where projects and prioritization may change frequently but maintaining a secure product is a requirement for all team members.

    Requirements

    Qualifications

    • 3+ years of product security experience
    • Experience leading projects tasked with improving security and/or DevOps security
    • Strong teamwork skills and the ability to collaborate with others in a diverse environment
    • Enjoy taking up a challenge and driving it to conclusion
    • Have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Proficient in either Japanese or English.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • One or more Javascript/Typescript, Kotlin, Scala and Java
      • Experience with securing Android and iOS Applications
      • Experience with microservice-based and cloud-native applications
      • Experience working in a security position within the Fintech industry
      • Bilingual in English and Japanese is nice to have, but not required

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      Working Conditions

      Employment Status
      • Full Time
      Office Location
      Work Hours
      • Super Flex Time (No Core Time)
      • In principle, 10:00am-6:45pm (actual working hours: 7h45m + 1h break)
      Holidays
      • Two days off per week (as well as national holidays, New Year's break(December 29th to January 4th))
      • Paid leave, congratulatory and bereavement leave, maternity/paternity leave, family care leave etc
      Salary
      • Annual salary paid in 12 installments (monthly)
      • Based on skills, experience, and abilities
      • Reviewed once a year
      • Special Incentive once a year *Based on company performance and individual contribution and evaluation
      • Late overtime allowance, Work from anywhere allowance (JPY100,000)
      Benefits
      • Social Insurance (health insurance, employee pension, employment insurance and compensation insurance)
      • 401K
      • Language Learning support
      • Translation/Interpretation support
      • VISA sponsor + Relocation support

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      7,000,000 ~ 13,000,000 JPY / year
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      About us

      PayPay, a Fintech company, that achieved more than 60M users within around 5 years since its launch in 2018 

      PayPay, a Fintech company, that achieved more than 60M users within around 5 years since its launch in 2018 has hugely diversified employees who are from 50 different countries. 

      To build "PayPay", we allied with Paytm, the biggest payment service company in India. Based on their customer-first technologies , we created and expanded the smartphone payment service in Japan.

      Our biggest competitor is "cash". We are seeking for people who can accept this challenge positively, brush up the product at a tremendous speed that other companies could never achieve, and who are passionate about promoting and spreading such a financial life platform in a short time along with professionalism.

      About our working style, we had introduced a new personnel system called WFA (Working From Anywhere*). At PayPay, we work fully remotely in Japan. Therefore, the working place or your living place doesn't matter. Even if you are living in a local area, the salary and benefit package will be at an international level while you enjoy working with world class colleagues. You will find such a way of working at PayPay! *This WFA policy is applicable only within Japan.

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