Security Architect - SAE - Open to remote

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of more than 650, powering operations in 16 countries (and counting!).

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised $884 million, with a valuation of $5.7 billion. Our mission is simple: empowering people to buy tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact.

Be part of a great and growing adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

As a Security Architect - SAE (Secure Architectures and Engineering) protecting Back Market's information assets is your first priority.  You contribute to the continuous improvement of the company's security posture, ensuring our defenses are resilient to threats, and controls are aligned with security objectives.

Being a domain expert and evangelist of cybersecurity best practices you share your time between advising technical teams, representing the Cybersecurity team in architecture committees and working groups, mentoring fellow Security Engineers on secure cloud-native applications and architectures, and generally speaking building modern security solutions that scale.

We have huge ambitions and aim for excellence. So we are counting on you to support and advise our teams on the technical security aspect of these challenges.

What we’re looking for

  • You are a talented engineer with solid fundamentals and at least 7 years of experience building secure web services in dynamic cloud environments.
  • Best practices and standards such as OWASP WSTG, OWASP SAMM, OWASP ASVS or CSVS, NIST SP series, or CIS benchmarks are among your favorite references.
  • You believe in the importance of a risk-based and pragmatic approach, supported by a clear, balanced, and argued communication, to succeed in your mission.
  • You are curious, rigorous, and enjoy exploring new methods and technologies. You are transparent in your communication and are able to find solutions with your team when you don't have an answer.
  • You are passionate about cybersecurity, hands-on, and eager to contribute code to our in-house modern security technologies.
  • You like to share knowledge and make your colleagues aware of good cybersecurity practices, by supporting your proposals with concrete examples and demonstrations.
  • Your skills are recognized by certifications such as (ISC)² CISSP, CCSP or CSSLP, SANS GCSA, GWEB or GDSA, CSA CCSK - or you are ready to obtain it in the near future.
  • You want to join a challenging technical environment: AWS, GCP, Kubernetes, Terraform, Datadog, Spinnaker, Cloudflare, etc., where you can learn, develop and gain responsibility.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills, in English.
  • Recruitment process :

    * Call with Yann one of our tech talent acquisition specialist

    * Technical interview with members of the Cybersecurity team

    * Team Fit interview with your Manager and several of your potential future coworkers

    * Interview with Quentin our CTO and Co-founder

    * Interview with Thibaud our CEO and Co-founder


    • A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    • An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, #remote friendly company, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    • Technical challenges all day every day: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    • Work with passionate experts who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow! (Backademy, technical guilds, Meet-up & Conference) 

    • Grow your career with a flexible career path, BackMarket can help you evolve!

    • A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and soon in Asia!

    • A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.

    BackMarket is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Paris