Vacancy Type:
23 (GVC)
About The Role
This role leads the detection and investigation of security events at the organization, ensuring that relevant cybersecurity attacks are timely detected, investigated and mitigated. The role is responsible for maintaining the incident management team, processes, and tools in line with current threats, attempting to stay a step ahead of the attackers.


The Security Operations Center Manager is responsible for the optimal performance of the Security Operations Center, a distributed team of cybersecurity analysts whose role is to detect, investigate and resolve security incidents that are a threat to the organisation. While experience on incident response technical handling is important, the more relevant aspect of this role is the capability to design, implement and measure processes in the Security Operations Center to ensure that it works like clockwork: selecting the correct tools to monitor the threats to the organisation, deploying operational processes to monitor output of the tools, ensuring triaging of detected issues so these get prioritised and followed-up on by the right team members, reporting on effectiveness and improvements necessary in the team/tools/processes and in general owning the incident response process for a growing number of platforms worldwide.

This is a unique opportunity to introduce best practices and shape a team that is growing into a wider role within the organisation, bringing your experience to make the team a reference on incident response within the gaming and technology realms.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring, detection, and investigation of security incidents across the group
  • Define and maintain incident handling procedures to ensure incidents are adequately identified, investigated, and mitigated. Ensure that lessons learned are conducted to avoid re-occurrence of security incidents and that relevant incidents are documented for internal and senior stakeholder consumption
  • Design, implement and measure processes to ensure the Security Operations Center runs at optimal efficiency
  • Identify key use cases for threats against the group and implement incident response mechanisms to identify and address them
  • Manage the evaluation and selection of the correct tools to monitor, detect and respond to threats to the organization
  • Ensure security tools are operationalized and integrated into the Security Operations Center monitoring, detection and response processes
  • Create a team structure and approach to work to ensure that incidents are appropriately triaged, worked on and followed-up on by the Security Operations Center various tiers
  • Maintain an up-to-date view on threat landscape to the GVC Group derived from the Security Operations Center activities so that the Cybersecurity strategy can be adapted to address the identified threats
  • Report to Cybersecurity leadership on Security Operations Center effectiveness and required improvements to the team/tools/processes through objective facts and data analysis
  • Own the Cybersecurity incident response. Maintain and improve the Security Operations Center program. Review and correct identified weaknesses of the program to ensure continued alignment with business expectations for Information Security Incident management
  • Manage a team of security analysts to support incident management objectives, including recruitment, performance management and employee development amongst other people management functions
  • Liaise with law enforcement agencies during incident investigations to ensure the company assets are safeguarded
Occasional Responsibilities:
  • Respond to critical incidents on a 24x7 basis


The role requires a team player with strong hands-on information security and Security Operations Center leadership skills, extremely good problem-solving skills and the ability to operationalise tasks so that the team operates at optimal efficiency.


  • At least three years of experience managing a Security Operations Center
  • In-depth understanding of Information Security processes and theory
  • Attention to detail and outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Autonomous and self-organized
  • 4+ years working within the information security field, with emphasis on security operations, incident management, intrusion detection, firewall deployment, and security event analysis
  • Good knowledge of the technical foundations behind networking, operating systems and application: Linux, Windows, Web technologies, Cloud solutions (AWS, Azure, GCP), TCP/IP and other networking protocols - Traffic and packet analysis
  • Experience with SIM, log correlation and other security monitoring tools
  • Experience in creation of log correlation and intrusion detection rules
  • The position requires a manager-doer with hands-on experience in security incident management
  • Ability to lead and communicate efficiently within a team environment
  • Advanced technical writing skills
  • Experience in the following areas: Forensic analysis, Vulnerability management, Risk management


  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) or similar qualification
  • Regulatory and industry standards work: ISO27001, PCI-DSS, etc.
  • Vulnerability research skills
  • Experience in security tool development
  • Online Gaming security management
  • Other relevant professional qualifications will be considered, although not a requirement, e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, GIAC, etc.
Additional Information
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.

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

About The Company
As a global employer, GVC is committed to providing a motivating and inclusive workplace. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, we want to hear from you. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to Get Involved in GVC life and for you to support others to Do What’s Right, all For The Good Of Entertainment.

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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.