Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Our technology teams won’t settle for second place when it comes to keeping millions of customers up with the action. That’s why we give them the best resources to work with. Bring your focused expertise and drive to a business that will give youa the freedom to innovate and explore. Join Entain and grab your opportunity to make things better for millions of sports betting and gaming customers worldwide. For the good of entertainment.
Our portfolio of sports betting and gaming companies includes some of the most well-known brands in the industry, such as Ladbrokes, bwin, and Coral. We’ve a huge high street presence with an increasing share of online gaming activity. We take our commitment to safeguarding our customers extremely seriously. We make sure they know their limits and we work with them to make sure everyone enjoys our products and services responsibly.

This role will be dedicating its time to make sure that all new implementations are done in the most secure way the business can tolerate and will work closely with teams across the group to propose design improvements in order to ensure our security posture remains aligned with the needs of our dynamic organization.  In addition, it will proactively review the company infrastructure to make sure no unauthorized implementations have been done and no unnecessary remnants are left that could jeopardize our security.

The role takes a hands-on approach to identify risks and issues on our current applications, operations and implementations in order to provide options to mitigate them.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interface to internal customers, gather functional requirements and design suitable security solutions aligned with business requirements
  • Make security decisions on the architecture of systems, processes and make risk decisions in coordination with business stakeholders
  • Propose changes to improve the security review processes’ effectiveness and efficiency
  • Have a full technical view and understanding of the business architecture and flow
  • Design, implement and measure processes to ensure the Security Architecture team runs at optimal efficiency
  • Manage a team of individuals to ensure that Security Architectural reviews are valuable to the business and are conducted effectively and on a timely fashion
  • Assess the security of new tools being implemented within the business
  • Review and sign-off the implementation of new services in our production environments
  • Regularly review the configuration already in place to ensure it is kept as tight as necessary over time
  • Participate in security assessments and reviews required as part of the day to day activities
  • Execute security reviews as requested for integrations and other requirements for our dynamic organization
  • Execute projects to implement the group Information Security Incident strategy
  • Liaise with the Security Analysts to keep a full understanding of the security architecture on both sides

    Occasional Responsibilities:

  • Support on Security Incidents investigations and management
  • Respond to critical incidents on a 24x7 basis


The role requires a team player with strong technical foundations, hands-on information security skills, attention to detail and good problem solving skills.


  • At least three years’ experience in a similar Information Security position
  • Experience developing security tools and open source projects
  • Attention to detail, good problem solving skills and decision making
  • Autonomous and self-organized
  • Outstanding knowledge of the technical foundations behind networking, operating systems and applications
    • TCP/IP
    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Web technologies
    • Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Basic understanding of Information Security processes and theory
  • Good communication skills and customer-facing experience
  • Experience in the following areas:
    • Security Architecture and Design
    • Risk management
    • Traffic and packet analysis


  • Security Certification (GIAC, OSCP, etc.) or similar qualification
  • Experience in creation of log correlation and incident detection rules
  • Experience managing security consoles and log correlation solutions
  • Online Gaming security experience
  • Basic knowledge of forensic analysis
  • Experience in security assessments
  • Experience securing Microsoft protocols
  • Regulatory and industry standards work: ISO27001, PCI-DSS, etc.
Other relevant professional qualifications will be considered, although not a requirement, e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, GIAC, etc.

Appeal of Role:

With the capacity to display initiative as part of a very strong Information Security team, this position plays a key role in protecting the security of our customers and systems from known and unknown threats.

Ready to bring it on? Bring your resilience to Entain and you can be bold. For the good of entertainment. Apply now!

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.