Head of Security Opérations


Paris, Île-de-France
Jan 14, 2022


Lydia réinvente les services financiers du quotidien, avec une application mobile, pour les rendre plus simples, plus rapides, plus personnels, et accessibles à tous les européens.
Comment ? En exploitant et en combinant le meilleur du design, des nouvelles technologies et du système bancaire.

Lancée en 2013, Lydia a depuis conquis des millions d’utilisateurs, en France, en Espagne, en Belgique et au Portugal, qui disent "Je te fais un Lydia" quand ils se remboursent. Ils sont aussi de plus en plus nombreux à avoir fait de Lydia leur compte principal, avec la carte, le compte joint et le compte d'épargne.

L'entreprise, bien financée, avec des actionnaires comme Accel ou Tencent, fait partie du French Tech Next 40.

Job Description

The CISO leads the team which has responsibility for the delivery of the information security operations elements of the information security strategy and policy and ensures that this is aligned to Lydia's objectives, legislative requirements and industry good practice.

The Head of Security Operations will lead the Lydia’s security team and internal IT team in:

  • performing information security monitoring, threat analysis and vulnerability management
  • Following-up required developments to meet proper security standards
  • managing information security incidents
  • Leading IT-security-related technical projects (e.g., to obtain required security certifications)

This role covers both the security of Lydia as a banking application and Lydia as an IT company.

The ideal candidate will be a technical security professional with strong leadership skills, be able to build effective relationships easily, and possess an excellent knowledge of information security operations within a financial institution or any any other sensitive environment (health, HR).

Preferred Experience

Required skills :

  • Demonstrable experience in managing information security operations or incident response activities within a highly complex organisation with devolved structures and multiple stakeholders
  • Significant, demonstrable experience and expertise in one or more of the following: network and systems security, Unix/Linux systems administration, TCP/IP networking, intrusion detection/prevention and malware analysis
  • Excellent understanding of the principles, theories, practices and techniques for activities associated with planning and implementing technical IT security arrangements
  • Demonstrable experience of providing leadership, motivation, challenge and oversight to an expert technical team
  • Demonstrable experience of defining and embedding a culture of highly visible, responsive and effective service provision within a team
  • Be a role model with a high work ethic, strong professionalism and a pace setter for themselves and the team
  • Ability to build trusted relationships with stakeholders at all levels, and effective collaborations with other teams
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and manage resources within a collaborative team-based environment, including rapid response to incidents, threats and new technologies
  • Exhibit excellent analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, as well as the ability to work well in a demanding, dynamic environment and meet overall objectives
  • High level of personal integrity, as well as the ability to handle confidential matters, and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity
  • Understanding of legislation relevant to incident response, network monitoring, investigations and handling of illegal materials

Recruitment Process

  • Interview with the talent team
  • Technical interview with the CTO
  • Interview with the team
  • To apply please use this Link

Additional Information

  • Contract Type:Full-Time
  • Start Date:05 September 2021
  • Location:Paris, France (75002)
  • Education Level:Master's Degree
  • Experience:> 5 years
  • Occasional remote authorized