£45,000 - £50,000
Vacancy Type:
23 (GVC)
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 you the freedom to innovate and explore. Join GVC 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.

Purpose of Role:

This role works closely with teams across the group to identify and handle security incidents, ensuring that relevant security attacks are timely detected, investigated and mitigated.  In addition, it reviews the security risks that our organization faces, executing appropriate responses to ensure our security posture remains aligned with the needs of our dynamic organization.

The role takes a hands-on approach to identify new risks on our current operations and develop the technical designs to mitigate them.
Primary Responsibilities:

Monitor security events and identify potential incidents across the organization environments (Corporate, Production, Development)
Review alerts, assess risks and prioritize incident investigation efforts
Develop security tools and integrations to automate security operation processes
Interface to internal customers, gather functional requirements and design suitable security solutions aligned with business requirements
Interface with technical and business units to identify the source of the incidents and the appropriate resolution.
Identify “lessons learned” together with other organizational teams
Investigate security incidents. Produce accurate and timely reports on Information Security incidents so that mitigation measures can be effectively decided and implemented
Assist technical teams in gathering incident evidence and remediating issues
Prepare periodic reports on security monitoring and incident response
Operate and Tune security consoles configuration
Execute projects to implement the group Information Security Incident strategy
Conduct forensic analysis as required during the investigation of incidents
Support the fraud investigation teams on their incident investigations

Occasional Responsibilities:

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 great problem solving skills.


At least two years’ experience in a similar Information Security position
Experience developing security tools and open source projects
Attention to detail and great problem solving skills
Outstanding knowledge of the technical foundations behind networking, operating systems and applications
Web technologies
Other networking protocols
Good understanding of Information Security processes and theory
Vulnerability research and exploitation skills
Good communication skills and customer-facing experience
Experience in the following areas:
Vulnerability management
Risk management
Traffic and packet analysis


Security Certification (GIAC, OSCP, etc.) or similar qualification
Experience configuring and maintaining SIEM tools
Experience in creation of log correlation and incident detection rules
Experience managing security consoles and log correlation solutions
Online Gaming security experience
Experience in 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.
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 GVC and you can be bold. For the good of entertainment. Apply now!

Our Culture As Real As It gets

At GVC we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.