Business Security Architect

Date: 01-Feb-2023

Location: Sofia, 23, BG, 1784

Company: Paysafe

Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform. 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 US $120 billion in 2021, and approximately 3,500 employees located in 10+ 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.


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Paysafe Group PLC, a leading global provider of online payment solutions, is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented Business Security Architect to join the Information Security team.


If you like to explore the solutioning aspect of application-to-infrastructure development, believe in business-driven, risk and opportunity focused Security Architecture approach, prefer to test-and-present, and deep dive into every changing vast variety of technology stack, this position might be the next challenge you seek. The ideal candidate must understand the importance of meeting the needs of Enterprise and to ensure that security services are designed, delivered, and supported as an integral part of business and IT management infrastructure. They also need to demonstrate a varied exposure and experience in being able to understand microservice and hybrid-based environments and infrastructure, present ability to quickly understand the benefits of BIG DATA platforms towards enabling payments-as-a-service, articulate security principles in a rapidly adapting agile based operational environment and deliver solutions oriented security architecture with a balanced influence/use of process and standards security architecture frameworks.


The potential candidates need to be able to work in a global team environment (NA, EU, India), ideally have a prior experience of working in a SaaS-based environment, be a fast learner with the ability to refine their skills and contribute towards enabling the Information Security team deliver security-by-design to improve Paysafe security posture.


What you will do:

  • Align Information Security Architecture with Paysafe’s business and product development strategy
  • Develop and maintain enterprise level security design/policy to be used in development, infrastructure or any other technology project
  • Develop, maintain, own, and regularly update the security architecture, including technology stack, information flows, solutions and services
  • Ensure that the security architecture is aligned with the group goals, touch points and intersections with the IT infrastructure and application stacks are discussed, agreed, and aligned
  • Support developing plans for cloud-based solutions, including but not limited to transition strategies, bundling (multiple cloud offerings) strategies, risk assessment, and roadmap planning
  • Implement and design API Security, Container Security, AWS Cloud Security
  • Participate in the development of software/network/process security Cloud related procedures and guidelines that support information security policies
  • Maintain and support the Secure Software Development program
  • Maintain a management program to oversee and assure security requirements are set and implemented during all Paysafe’s technology projects and create, maintain, and update the project documentation and logs
  • Maintain and support the Information Security Testing program including process workflow, criteria setting, formal Information Security sign off
  • Develop relevant reports, action plans, metrics and KPIs
  • Ensure that all deliverables meet the agreed quality and deadline criteria
  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; preparing cost estimates
  • Work together with InfoSec Information Security Risk and Compliance team to embed CIA requirements, coming out of risk assessments, into the Information Security architecture
  • Work with the Global InfoSec Organization to develop strategies and plans to enforce security requirements and address identified risks
  • Contact external resources to support the development of strategic plans and roadmaps
  • Work closely with the Global IT Architect teams


To be successful you need to have/be:

  • Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Skilled in writing concise, accurate and objective reports
  • Ability to analyse data and produce valuable insights
  • Effective negotiation/ influencing/ communication skills at multiple levels
  • Relationship management
  • Business understanding of online payments industry
  • An Information Security qualification or evidence of starting to work towards e.g. SABSA, TOGAF, CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional, CISSP or similar certification.
  • Broad hands-on knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, data encryption, and other industry-standard techniques and practices
  • A demonstrated professional work history in providing information security architecture, engineering and/or consulting services to enterprise organizations
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure, networking, security best practices, and automation technologies
  • Strong experience in cyber security and information security and how it relates to all aspects of software/system design and infrastructure
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards
  • Some knowledge of PCI and ISO27001
  • Ideally, prior experience as a Cloud Security architect (AWS, Azure, etc.)


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
  • We design our own flexible working model by combining working from home with office collaboration days


With offices in Canada, USA, EU, India, and the UK, Paysafe Group PLC 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.


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.