Security Officer (F/M)

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Publish Date: Jun 29, 2021

Location: Paris - 75, Ile-De-France, FR

Company: worldline

About Worldline
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. With innovation at the core of its DNA, Worldline’s core offerings include pan-European and domestic Commercial Acquiring for physical or online businesses, secured payment transaction processing for banks and financial institutions, as well as transactional services in e-Ticketing and for local and central public agencies. Thanks to a presence in 30+ countries, Worldline is the payment partner of choice for merchants, banks, public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies, delivering cutting-edge digital services. Worldline’s activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services, Financial Services including equensWorldline and Mobility & e-Transactional Services. Worldline employs circa 12,000 people worldwide, with 2019 revenue of circa 5.3 billion euros. worldline.com


Within the TO-QSR-MS 2nd Line of Defense Security team, Worldline is looking to hire a Security Officer (F/M).  


Context of the job


Worldline’s Merchant Services Global Business Line is a major international player in end-to-end Commercial Acquiring, Multichannel Payment Acceptance and Payment Terminal solutions.  Merchant Services’ unique combination of payment, digital and transactional expertise allows merchants to boost sales and enhance the customer experience.

We cover the full retail value chain, online and in-store, through a complete approach, delivering a real digital journey for retailers and their customers and facilitating consumer engagement, via seamless services, on any device – with payment at the heart of the shopping experience.

Such activities require sound IT security practices and are  subject to regulatory requirements, such as for example sensitive date protection or monitoring merchant accounts for activity that might be linked to money laundering or terrorist financing.


Key responsibilities


  • Monitoring and participate to the further development of the security risk management and internal control system relevant tools, systems and processes.
  • Monitoring compliance with local and industry specific regulations (PCI DSS, ISO27001, CROE,….), and implementation of required measures.
  • Conducting periodic audits of internal data and network security controls to validate the effectiveness identify risks and promote continuous improvement.
  • Monitoring and collaborating into internal and external audits.
  • Providing guidance to the 1st line security organization.
  • Monitoring, governing and validating security maturity level of key suppliers.
  • Supporting the Information Security activities of MS Security organization for your scope.
  • Reporting line: reporting to the GBL MS - Head of Security Compliance who reports to the GBL MS - Head of Security.

Required skills & qualifications


  • Bachelor/Master in IT, IT Security, Engineering or equivalent
  • Certificate in security (e.g. CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP) is a strong plus
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in information security, security risk management and/or cyber security
  • Proven knowledge of relevant security frameworks (ISO27001, PCI,…)
  • Knowledge of the payment industry is a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills with eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English both verbally and written
  • Results driven and persistent
  • Multicultural mindset and flexibility, able to work in an international environment


Our offer

  • An interesting and diverse function in a dynamic sector.
  • Strong career possibilities in a fast growing international company.
  • Various training and development opportunities.
  • A competitive salary package including various benefits.

The 20 000 employees of Worldline are all different but share the same values. You can see it in the way we behave. We are curious and humble – we are learning every day, we keep things simple and everyone engaged. In our fast-moving industry, we are adaptable and life-long learners. Everyone demonstrates the same dedication to quality and efficiency. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of service. Above all, we never turn our back on a challenge. These values nurture a dynamic and innovative team where everyone can develop and grow

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