Application Security Engineer

Nantes, France /
Information Technology – Security /

We are changing the way the world makes decisions! Talend is a global leader in data integration and data integrity. Our software is used to truly transform business and companies with data. We believe our company has a certain Je ne sais quoi that makes us special and gives us opportunities with purpose. We pride ourselves in our values of Passion, Agility, Team Spirit and Integrity.

We help companies take their data from chaos to clarity by delivering complete, trusted, and timely data to the business.

With over 1,400 employees, we support more than 4,750 enterprise customers globally who have chosen Talend to put their data to work. We are consistently recognized by Forrester and Gartner as a leader in the Data Integration Market and our plan for the future is even more exciting.

We are looking for an Application Security Engineer to join our Global Information Security team.

You will be based in Nantes .

You will work closely with the Product Management, Architecture, Development and Cloud Operations teams on all aspects of security along the entire product development lifecycle, from concept to deployment. 


    • Provide subject matter expertise on secure design and coding practices, assist in building and rolling out related guidelines and standards, perform manual source code reviews for high risk components
    • Coach and train developers on best security practices; create and deliver training content when necessary
    • Audit/research/identify flaws and coach Development teams to mitigate vulnerabilities and threats
    • Strive for making it as easy as possible for Development teams to create secure designs and code, ie think “Security as a service”
    • Continuously develop your knowledge of cyber-defense and cyber-offense mechanisms, potential threats and attack vectors;


    • Understanding of application security in context of SDLC and CI-CD
    • Strong understanding of common web application vulnerabilities and mitigations (OWASP Top10, OWASP API Top10, SANS Top 25)
    • Proficient in one or more programming languages such as Java, Scala, Javascript, Python, React etc.
    • Practical experience with using cloud security and compliance products (e.g. AWS, Azure) 
    • Familiarity with automated dynamic, static and open source scanning tools.
    • Working knowledge of secure coding principles, application security vulnerabilities, and countermeasures.
    • Ideally a BS degree in Computer Science or related field and a MS in Cybersecurity 
    • Practical experience with identity management, authentication and authorization, applied cryptography would be a plus
    • Ability to build strong rapport and relationships with colleagues as well as customers so as to gain in-depth understanding of customers’ problems and needs 
    • Ability to understand and value ideas from internal team members 
    • Fluency in English, Fluency in French is a plus

What we offer you:

    • You’ll work in a company that makes decisions based on facts and data, where your work makes a difference 
    • With a small and diverse team that welcomes the knowledge and experience you bring and values your contribution 
    • Supported by an energetic management team that provides unmatched transparency into the business and welcomes diverse ideas and critical thinking 
    • With opportunities to learn and continue to develop your expertise by attending and speaking at conferences or meetups, writing blogs or papers, or working with awesome colleagues! 


Talend has received some pretty impressive accolades along the way:

- CEO named a 2020 Top Diverse Leader by the National Diversity Council
- SVP of Products named a Top 25 Software Product Executives of 2020 by The Software Report
- 5th consecutive year named a Leader for Data Integration Tools in the Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020
- 3rd consecutive year named as a Leader for Data Quality Solutions in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020
- Recognized as a Challenger for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPass) in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020
- "2018 Best  Public Cloud Computing Companies To Work For" by Glassdoor
- Named Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Fabric
- Ranked in the DBTA “100 Companies that Matter Most in Data”
- Listed in the CRN Big Data 100 Companies
We are passionate about helping companies become more data driven; and, if we can be honest, we are all geeks at heart who pride ourselves on the vibrant company culture that we have built.

As a global employer, Talend believes our success depends on diversity, inclusion and mutual respect among our team members. We want to look like our customers, and we recruit, develop and retain the most hardworking people from a diverse candidate pool. We are committed to making all employment decisions on the basis of business need, merit, capability and equality of opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.