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Correlation Ventures

Cyber Security Expert - DevOps & AppSec - All Genders



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Le contenu du poste est libellé en anglais car il nécessite de nombreuses interactions avec nos filiales à l’international, l'anglais étant la langue de travail.


In the DIGITAL Cyber Security Department, we are seeking a Cybersecurity DevSecOps & Application Security Expert to join our VOC & Legal Ops Team. The role will primarily focus on application security and code review related to application development. The team is global and is responsible for monitoring the cyber risk level and reducing the attack surface.

Main missions

  • Contribute to develop, improve, and promote the DevSecOps activity and associated processes and tools
  • Onboard business applications in DevSecOps processes, with a primary focus on application code review
  • Support the business stakeholders who are developing applications for Sanofi
  • Make understandable the Cyber risks and core review issues, and how to remediate
  • Manage and support our Cyber services toolset in the DevOps ecosystem
  • Build and contribute to deliver the appropriate dashboards to drive our roadmap and business stakeholders’ engagement

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote the Cyber roadmap and key services
  • Promote Digital standard related to application development
  • Think Cyber-as-a-Service model to empower business stakeholders to take ownership of their applications’ security
  • Always contextualize the risk and ensure that it is understood; strive to make the best decision and maintain the right balance
  • Do not trust but run checks and controls
  • Build automation everywhere you can and industrialize our cybersecurity processes
  • Lead and or contribute to Cyber in-house tools development (end-user web portal, technical services, etc.)

Digital Environment

  • Total scope of thousands business applications, written in many different languages; source code hosted in GitHub
  • Strong objective to automate DevSecOps controls and limit cybersecurity human resources effort
  • International context and multiple third-party vendors and developers, with variable DevSecOps maturity levels
  • Strong partnership with Enterprise Architecture and some highly mature departments to define development practices and technologies evolution
  • Growing investments on IA projects, aligned with Data and AI strategy
  • Daily interactions with European and Americas-based colleagues


Formal Education and Experience Required

  • University/Master’s degree in Computer Science, preferably in Cybersecurity
  • Application Security and Penetration testing experience
  • Computer Programming skills, especially in Python, PowerShell, C#, Symfony and API Platform
  • 5 to 7 years of professional experience in application development, of which 3 to 5 years is in DevOps or Cybersecurity
  • Security Certifications like CISSP or CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) are welcome

Expertise and Competencies

  • Expertise as a penetration tester at the application level
  • Expertise in OWASP and MITRE attack framework
  • Large knowledge in IT, development languages and frameworks and DevOps environments (GitHub), AWS and Azure cloud services
  • Scripting skills in Shell, Python, PowerShell are expected
  • Knowledge in containers technologies (RedHat OpenShift and Kubernetes)
  • Leadership and strong communication skills with the ability to effectively convey complex security concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong decision making and, capacity to balance human effort vs application business value
  • Curiosity and appetite for learning new technologies
  • Appetite for challenges
  • Ability to translate complex technical stories into non-technical language is necessary
  • Mastery of English is required


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