Cloud Security Engineer

PayFit is hiring!


PayFit simplifies payroll management and HR processes for SMBs. PayFit is an automated SaaS solution to help business owners and HR professionals save time and money allowing them to refocus on what really matters: their employees.

Since 2015, they have set themselves a mission to support the digital transformation of HR management through their ever growing range of product features and services. They have a strong presence in France and have been quickly growing in Germany, Spain and in the UK. With 5,000 customers in 5 countries, they are one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in Europe.

Today, they are more than 650 employees at PayFit and they all share four core values:

  • Care for each other
  • Always stay humble
  • Strive for excellence
  • Live and work with passion

They are committed to a culture of inclusion and an environment that enables fulfillment in freedom & responsibility.

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Job Description

Who are we? 🚀

PayFit is one of the fastest growing SaaS startups in Europe with 600 employees and over 5,000 customers in just a few years, in France, Germany, the UK, Spain and Italy. Backed by a group of highly reputable institutional investors, PayFit is revolutionising HR software by automating payroll and simplifying HR management for SMEs.
Our mission is to support the digital transformation of SME's Human Resources through a reliable SaaS solution that offers a unique experience to its users. We leverage our own coding language to customise our software quickly to each market, so that our customers can easily process pay slips, request holidays and manage their expenses.
We're passionate and enthusiastic about our mission, and committed to maintaining a culture that cares deeply about its employees and customers.

A brief overview of the Security Engineering Team 📚

A brief overview of our day-to-day stack:
• Technical stack: JavaScript/TypeScript, Go, AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform
• Code collaboration: GitHub, CircleCI, ArgoCD
• Project management and knowledge: JIRA, NotionCommunication: Slack, Zoom

Your mission: ⭐

• Driving improvements to Payfit’s security posture through strategic planning and collaboration with infrastructure teams, with trust, autonomy and influence
• Having key security related responsibilities within automated test design, architecture, and end-to-end delivery of key modules across our AWS Cloud infrastructure
• Sharing knowledge by giving brown bags, tech talks, and evangelizing appropriate tech and engineering best practices
• Contributing to investigations of any actual or potential information security risks or breaches, and develop mitigating plans and coordinate the incident response
• Performing vulnerability assessments and security testing
• Building security automation for cloud environments
• Working closely with the infrastructure and product teams who are working with the cloud, and ensure that they have secure-by-default systems

Preferred Experience

This job has been tailored for you if... 🦄

• You have at least 3+ years of experience in Security, 2 of them at least involving Public Clouds such as AWS, Azure or GCP
• You work well cross-functionally, and can communicate with audiences who may not have a security background.
• You understand the secure development process and other best practices and are accustomed to using systems such as Jira, Notion, GitHub, etc.
• You have experience in identifying, debugging and solving complex security related production issues
• You are used to working in Agile teams and look for and implement continuous improvement, but you also appreciate good process and quality assurance in mitigating risk and improving quality and security

Icing on the cake 🍰

• You have experience working with remote teams
• You have at least 1 year of Kubernetes experience, especially in large or complex environments
• You have experience in cloud automation tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, etc

What we offer ❤️

• An amazing work environment, designed for kindness and blossoming
• An attractive remuneration package
• An international and dynamic team with the opportunity to visit our different offices (Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, London)
• A work from anywhere policy
• A gym inside the office and Gymlib subscription with preferential rate
• Regular team and global events
• Restaurant tickets
• 4 weeks of paternity leave (fully covered) and 20 weeks of maternity leave (fully covered)
• Henner health insurance (60% covered by PayFit)
• Great coffee, fruits, snacks, foosball, MPG Teams or even team yoga classes

Recruitment Process

Hiring process ⚙️

1️⃣ Applicant initial validation: added value, key achievements, motivations, job match
2️⃣ Meet Application Security Lead: initial interview (introductions, discussions of career aspirations, behavioral questions, position fit)
3️⃣ Take home challenge
4️⃣ Meet Future Colleagues: technical interview (introductions, debrief of the take home challenge, questions...)
5️⃣ Meet Tribe Director

Want to know more about our epic team? 👀

We are looking for passionate and innovative people who want to build the next big success story with us!
Do you recognise yourself in these words? Do you want to join an incredible adventure?
Tell us who you are, what you’ve done and what you're looking to achieve. We’ll be more than happy to meet you :)

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75008)
  • Possible full remote