Malt is hiring a

Head of Security

Paris, France
Discover our galaxy 🪐

Since 2013, when Malt was founded by Vincent Huguet and Hugo Lassiège, we have become Europe’s fastest-growing freelance marketplace. 

By acquiring Comatch (the Berlin-based leading marketplace for top freelance management consultants and industry experts) in 2022, we’re now home to a dynamic community of 550k+ freelancers, 70k+ companies, and 700+ Malters. 

We’ve built the industry’s leading freelance management solution — all on a powerful, data driven tech platform — to match companies with the right freelance talent.

But we’re more than just a connector. Our marketplace streamlines freelancer-client communications, simplifies administrative and legal tasks, expedites invoicing and payments, and so much more.  

Today, our company is growing fast! We need people like you to help us write this next chapter.

We are a tech company with a human approach 👽

- Strong company culture fueled by 700+ Malters from 40 countries
- Offices and teams in France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the Middle East
- Committed to equality and diversity (50% of people managers are women)
- Strong career path policies allowing all Malters to develop and grow equally
- Backed by renowned investors including ISAI, Eurazeo Growth, Goldman Sachs and BPI France
- Recognized twice by LinkedIn as one of the best start-ups to work at

Explore your future career  🔭
We are looking for a Head of security to lead our Security team reporting to the Senior VP Engineering.

Here is the current organization:
- Security squad: This squad of 2 engineers belongs to Engineering and is responsible for AppSec, vulnerability management, Pentest, Bug Bounty program, Awareness, etc. 
- IT squad: This squad of 4 IT administrators belongs to the Office Management team and is responsible for Corporate Security such EDR, device management, internal tooling security, workspace, etc.
- 0,5 FTE associated is responsible for RFPs.
- A DPO belongs to Legal team.

At Malt, your responsibility will consist of overseeing and coordinating all aspects of security strategy from risk analysis, implementation, and risk mitigation measures.
Malt is a marketplace with many challenges in addition to the classic security concerns:
- Addressing fraudulent activities within online payments and B2B transactions,
- Combating bots and data scraping by competitors while also implementing measures to prevent money laundering.

We are dedicated to ensuring our user’s peace of mind. Join us in a world where challenges are met head-on and security is paramount! 

Key responsibilities ✨

  • As Head of Security, you will be responsible for:
  • Define and implement the company's global security risk analysis and strategy to protect the enterprise and its platform
  • Lead, empower, and mentor your security team to ensure the members are valued, motivated, and engaged.
  • Ensure good collaboration with our Engineering Leaders and various stakeholders across the organization to contribute to shaping and guiding the broader product strategy, roadmaps, and designs
  • Supervise IT security solutions, including intrusion prevention, antivirus software, and endpoint security. Lead vulnerability management and ensure company integrity against internal and external threats (IT SEC).
  • Manage security audits, penetration tests, and responses to security incidents in collaboration with legal teams.
  • Ensure compliance with current regulations and lead certification to an industry standard, such as ISO-27001 or SOC 2.
  • Communicate and raise awareness of safety throughout the company.

About you 🧑‍🚀

  • You have significant security experience, including at least 2 years in an equivalent role. An experience in payment security is a real plus.
  • Proven experience in implementing security frameworks, policies, and procedures. Especially in compliance management and security audits (e.g. ISO 27001, GDPR, SOC 2).
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • You are comfortable collaborating with engineering people with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Strong understanding of Malt business and associated risks.

How to join the mission? 🚀

  • Screening with Alex (Talent Acquisition Manager) to better understand your background, aspirations and answer your questions (45 minutes)
  • Meet the security team to discuss your experience, the role and how you work within a company (75 minutes)
  • Exploring a security use case and discussing your approach and problem-solving abilities with Jean-Baptiste (General Counsel), Léonie (DPO) (60 minutes)
  • Final interview with Vincent and Benoit (Sr VP Engineering) to discuss Malt’s long-term vision (45minutes)

Malt is the perfect space to thrive personally and professionally 💫

- Onboarding: Before easing into your new role, you’ll spend your first week learning about our culture, products, and services with other onboardees at our office in Paris
- Equity: Every Malter is entitled to stock options 
- Lunch vouchers (legal benefit): €9/day on your Swile card.
- Transportation (legal benefit): 50% reimbursement (any type of transport)
- Healthcare insurance (legal benefit) 
- RTT: From 8 to 12 days off
- Sports: Company participation to a Gymlib membership
- Malt sabbatical: Every three years, Malters is entitled to a one month paid sabbatical leave.
- Free books: If you’re interested in learning more about any topic relevant to Malt’s business, just tell us the books you’d like to read, and we’ll order them for you—without any questions asked or approval processes to follow.
- Remote work: Hybrid remote policy
- Annual team building events

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