PayPay Corporation.

AWS SecOps Engineer

PayPay Corporation.

Remote job description

PayPay is looking for a self-driven and motivated AWS SecOps(Platform Security) Engineer to help secure our payment platform. Our Platform/infrastructure is mainly based on AWS and GCP.
* Please note, this position is a part of our Product Security Engineer position, but with a strong focus on AWS security management.

Tasks would include:

  • Security Architecture reviews and re-design of existing AWS and GCP infrastructure
  • Security Architecture reviews and design of new AWS and GCP infrastructure
  • Design and enforce secure infrastructure deployment and deployment flows
  • Perform Infrastructure security testing and patching to keep up with recent security implementation and best practices.
  • Evaluating and Implementing new security technologies such as vulnerability testing, logging, monitoring and incident responses and maintaining them.
  • Working in a fast paced environment where projects and prioritization may change frequently, security will always remain.

Tech Stack We select the best combination of tech at times.

  • AWS
    • IAM, VPC, KMS, EC2, CloudTrail, SecurityHub and GuardDuty
    • RDS, EKS, Elasticsearch, Elasticache and others
  • GCP
    • BigQuery, Storage & Google Analytics
  • TCP Networking, SSL/TLS, Key Management Systems
  • MySQL/AuroraDB, DynamoDB, ELK, Kafka, Redis, TiDB
  • Terraform, Jenkins, Github Actions
  • Snyk, Snort,
  • PlantUML, Cloudcraft
  • Slack, Zoom


  • Minimum of 3 years of demostronstated, production level experience with a few hundred+ servers doing the following:
  • Initial verification, design and implementation of security in AWS using the following AWS Services:
  • IAM, VPC, KMS, EC2, CloudTrail, SecurityHub and GuardDuty
  • Automated security monitoring and incident response in AWS
  • IAC tools in AWS such as Terraform, Ansible
  • Security implementations in Kubernetes and microservice architectures
  • Linux internals and securing Linux based infrastructure
  • Securing data systems such as:
    • RDS (e.g. MySQL, Aurora)
    • NoSQL (e.g. Redis, Elasticsearch, Cassandra)
    • MQ (e.g. Kafka)
  • Experience with git and CI/CD tools
  • Python and shell scripting
  • Motivated to work with the platform and infrastructure for modern system using micro-service architecture

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with other cloud service providers (e.g GCP)
  • CVE Contributions
  • Open Source tools contributions
  • Published papers / blogs / articles

Hiring Process

  1. Application Review (1-2 weeks)
  • HR and Team will review your resume
  • Code challenge (online)
    • Coding Test will be sent via Hirevue system
    • It takes 3-4 hours (max) to complete
    • If you need to extend the due date, please contact HR
  • Interviews (online)
    • 2-3 rounds of online interview(s)
    • Live Coding could be requested
    • Please make sure the reason you applied to PayPay (Why Fintech? Why Startup? Why PayPay?)
  • Job Offer
  • *Relocation to Japan
    • Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we cannot sponsor working VISA to Japan. However as a temporary solution, you may be able to start working with us as an individual contractor. Please discuss with your recruiter about this opportunity.
    • Once the COVID-19's over, we will ask all employees in overseas to relocate to Japan. We will fully support your relocation.

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    Company: PayPay Corporation.
    Job title: AWS SecOps Engineer (Full-Remote in Japan*) at PayPay Corporation. (Tokyo, Japan) (allows remote)
    Job tags: security, devsecops, ctf, spring

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