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Risk Analyst Job in Scottsdale, AZ

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    Scottsdale, Arizona
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Modis is looking to fill a Risk Analyst position with one of the leading technology and online payment companies in the US! Our client is looking for an individual with good experience in IT, specifically information security. This individual will be working on a anti-phishing project and will be responsible for handling internal escalation support. Experience with various domain WhoIs and IANA IP lookup tools is ideal, as is experience with Perl scripts.
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Job Description
The Phishing Site Takedown Team is a specialized unit within the Information Security Group, which consists of a dedicated set of professionals who are masters at collaboration and dedicated to excel in the field of Malicious Content Disruption.

  • The Anti-Phishing Analyst primary responsibilities and internal escalation support includes: Work various queues to evaluate various malicious content reports, feeds, and determine if valid or a false positive
  • Use various internal and external tools to identify the best approach to neutralize the threat reported. (Includes but not limited to, phishing sites, malware sites, malicious email accounts, scam websites, etc.)
  • Email queue monitoring, professionally and correctly responding to various internal email distribution lists with security reports from internal customers and external email distribution lists that respond to our security notices
  • Conduct regular outbound contacts to report malicious content via telephone and email
  • Significant interaction with high level internal customers, as well as other PayPal Inc. departments and business units with a high degree of accuracy and professionalism
  • Adhere to company guidelines for account confidentiality, and maintain the privacy and security of PayPal Inc., Business Units, and all PayPal customers
  • Develop and maintain cross functional proficiency and working relationships with various internal and external departments/contacts

Top Requirements:

  • Highly detail oriented
  • Information Security Focused (Knowledge of malicious sites/emails, data protection basics.)
  • Internet Savvy
  • Ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment


  • Experience using various domain WHOIS (i.e..,, etc.) and IANA IP lookup tools (,,,,
  • Some experience in PERL a Plus

Industry Background:
The requirements listed above are sufficient and do not require a specific industry however if previous experience with hosting companies, domain registrars, would certainly add to the value of the candidate.

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