Head of Information Security

Research & Development – IT & Cybersecurity /
Full-Time /
At Zoī, our digital and technological environments are safeguarded by top-tier security measures. As we continue to expand our operations internationally and enrich our tech stack, we are reinforcing our security team by hiring a Head of Information Security.  This is a new role with management responsibility, in an organization where security is paramount to our activity. Therefore you will be a key member of our Tech team as well as play a strategic role at the heart of our operations.

We are looking for a strategic leader who can blend strong technical security expertise, with leadership abilities. Excellent communication skills are necessary to be able to work effectively and collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary teams, including tech, product and medical operations. We will prioritize candidates with previous experience in Medical Devices and healthcare quality norms.

    • Develop and Oversee Security Strategy: Lead the design and implementation of comprehensive security strategies to protect our software and mobile applications
    • Risk Management: Identify, evaluate, and mitigate risks, ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information owned, controlled, or processed by the organization.
    • Policy and Compliance: Establish company-wide security policies and practices, ensuring compliance with international standards and regulations.
    • Incident Response: Lead efforts to prevent, detect, respond to, and recover from security incidents and breaches.
    • Collaborate Across Teams: Work closely with R&D, product management, Medical team, Business team and operations to integrate security into the development lifecycle and operational procedures.
    • Vendor Management: Manage relationships with security vendors and external partners to ensure that security solutions are effectively implemented and maintained.
    • Team Leadership and Development: Build and maintain a robust security team; mentor and guide team members in their career and skill development.
    • Continuous Learning: Stay abreast of new security technologies, threats, and trends, and evaluate their impact on organizational objectives.

Ideal Candidate Profile

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, or a related field
    • Minimum of 15 years in IT security, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role (CISO or similar), managing security practices in a technology-driven environment and at least 2 years of experience in the healthcare field
    • Extensive knowledge in areas such as network security, encryption, cloud security, mobile application security, and incident response. AWS is a big plus
    • Experience in ISO 27001, ISO13485, CE marking necessary
    • Experience in ISO 27001 implementation, CE/MDR ISO13485 nice-to-have
    • Proven ability to lead and motivate a diverse team of security professionals
    • Excellent communication skills in both English and French; capable of articulating complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders
    • Strong problem-solving capabilities and the ability to see the big picture while paying attention to minute details

Zoī (zoi.com) is a deeptech startup at the intersection of medicine and wellness, founded by Ismaël Emelien and Paul Dupuy. In 2022, they raised 20M Euros in seed capital from leading investors, among which, Stéphane Bancel, Xavier Niel, Jean Marie Messier, Rodolphe Saadé.

By combining advances in medicine, data science and behavioral science, Zoī provides its members with a state-of-the art 360° medical check-up, followed by a personalized digital support system to profoundly improve their quality of life and healthspan.

Three Pillars of ZoĪ

1. A network of high-end health centers where members meet their medical team, undergo their check-up and start their preventive health journey

2. A critical algorithm and technology suite facilitating the work of the medical team to analyze holistically the millions of data points generated during the medical check-up and make personalized recommendations for members

3. A mobile application that helps members take daily action to implement recommendations and make qualitative changes in their lives