Generalist Security Engineer

  • Paris, France
  • Full-time

Company Description

BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading long-distance carpooling platform – a global, trusted community of 70 million drivers and passengers in 22 countries. The platform connects people looking to travel long distances with drivers heading the same way, so they can travel together and share the cost. With the recent integration of a coach network and a commuter carpooling service, BlaBlaCar aims to become the go-to for shared road mobility. Affordable, convenient and user-friendly, wherever there’s a road, there’s a BlaBlaCar.

Job Description

Why join us?

You want to do practical security work in a fast-growing company with real security challenges this job is for you. Join us if you want to work on a whole range of security topics from securing containers in the Cloud to securing our employees in a BeyondCorp like vision. If you thought that security at a Carpooling / Bus company was a dull topic we are going to prove you wrong.

What you will directly contribute to :

As a generalist Security Engineer:

You will be working hand in hand with BlaBlaCar Information Security Manager which is responsible for overseeing the security at BlaBlaCar. You have the opportunity to work on all the security topics at BlaBlaCar which range from very technical topics to organizational ones. To give you a better understanding, those are some of the topics you will be working on:

  • Ensuring that BlaBlaCar operates in a safe way and that our members’ personal information and our company’s data is secure in our facilities and in the cloud

  • Maintaining a company-wide risk analysis to design and enforce the security strategy aligned with BlaBlaCar’s business objectives and culture

  • Collaborating with the Engineering and IT teams to implement the security strategy in the most efficient and frictionless way possible

  • Encouraging a good security culture and organize appropriate training for all employees

  • Participating in building tools to secure our systems, networks, applications, and products

  • Implementing BlaBlaCar’s security policy evolution and compliance efforts together with the legal team. (GDPR, PCI/DSS, DSP2, ISO 2700x ...)


What you will need to be successful :

  • A minimum of 2+ years of prior experience as an Information Security Engineer

  • Demonstrate a global and broad knowledge in security on physical, technical, social, legal aspects

  • Excellent communication skills and able to explain complex security subjects to non-technical people

  • Minimum of knowledge on security regulations and standards (GDPR, PCI…)

  • Willing to discover and learn about a wide range of security topics

  • French-speaking and fluent in English

It would be nice (not required) if you have:

  • Worked in an agile and continuous improvement culture

  • Experience in a fairly large web company

  • Experience in cloud environments

Additional Information

A few practical details about the role

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!

  • Location: Paris HQ

  • Contract: Permanent contract (CDI)

  • Compensation: Competitive package based on experience


What we offer all of our employees:

  • A start-up spirit that fosters agility, teamwork and impact

  • Challenging career opportunities in a high-growth and fast-paced environment

  • An inspiring working environment including state-of-the-art office spaces

  • Free carpooling to live our value “Be The Member”

  • Annual BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend

  • Bi-Weekly BlaBlaTalks when we learn from each other

  • Weekly Tech Demos


What is next ? 

If you are ready to join our exciting journey, please apply below: upload your resume in English (PDF format) and answer our questions in English.

Kindly note that only complete applications will be reviewed by our hiring team and that all your information will be kept confidential.

You can expect us to review your application within the following 3 weeks. If your application fits our requirements, we will first invite you to an interview call followed by a case study and 2 onsite interviews.

BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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