Security Software Engineer



  • Joining the Security Engineering team at Alan means you're at the forefront of protecting sensitive health data and ensuring our systems are resilient against threats
  • Developing and maintaining secure systems: We focus on critical areas such as secure file transfer, global user authentication, and security improvements to email communication
  • Incident detection and response: We enhance our capabilities to detect security incidents early and respond effectively, ensuring minimal impact for our customers
  • Vulnerability management: We proactively manage vulnerabilities in our software and infrastructure to prevent potential exploits
  • Being part of this team means you'll collaborate closely with other engineering teams and departments, embracing challenges, and making a significant impact on the security posture of the entire organization
  • You'll have the opportunity to work on a variety of security initiatives, from hands-on technical solutions to strategic risk management tasks
  • We are looking for experienced Security Engineers to help us scale our security controls and ensure our systems are resilient against threats


  • For this opportunity, we are aiming to hire within the C1-F level range
  • SAST (Static Application Security Testing), DAST (Dynamic Application Security Testing), Penetration Testing are not just buzzwords for you, you have hands-on experience using these techniques to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities in web and mobile applications
  • You're passionate about protecting organisations from cyber threats and have experience working with SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) platforms to monitor, detect, and respond to security incidents
  • Passionate about building secure products and systems
  • Willingness to work in Python and/or JavaScript, with a strong understanding of coding best practices and secure coding standards
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills, capable of working with cross-functional teams and influencing security best practices across the organization
  • Humble and still willing to grow (no matter your seniority!)
  • Fluent in English (no need to speak French!)
  • But above all, we are looking for someone with a hacker mindset, with high potential and curiosity


  • Fair rewards: Generous equity packages complement your base salary, for permanent contracts only
  • Flexible Office: Amazing office space at our HQ, sponsored co-working hubs or a full-remote experience with home office equipment sponsorship, we want you to live where you’re the happiest
  • All the tools you need: Top-of-the-range equipment: Macbook Pro, keyboard, laptop stand, monitor, and Bose noise-cancelling headphones
  • Flexible vacation policy and flexible working hours: Organise your time as you wish
  • Delightful healthcare insurance: Extremely comprehensive health insurance - 100% of the contribution covered by Alan for you and your family, for permanent contracts only
  • Transport: Country-specific commuter benefits
  • Learning & Training opportunities: A highly flexible Training policy free books and a budget to attend and speak at conferences if the opportunity arises
  • Parental leave: Extended parental leave for all new parents, for permanent contracts only
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