Information Security Specialist

IT Douglas, Isle of Man


Position at PokerStars

The role: Information Security Analyst

We are looking for an Information Security Analyst to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Isle of Man Office!

Why we need you:

We are a global business; threat actors can hit us anywhere at any time. You will become a pivotal component within the organisation’s cyber defense strategy. The Group Information Security team provides an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop a career in cyber security using best of breed tools and processes.

You’ll be required to conduct event driven threat analysis of log data from key computing infrastructure and analysis of malware payloads through automated and manual sandboxing. Whilst also, examining and deconstructing of phishing attacks.

You will have experience using Intrusion Detection Systems and Intrusion Prevention Systems (I.D.S./I.P.S) to alert response and analysis. As well as, ownership and collation of security intelligence data. This role requires you to make contributions during security incident response protocols, including diagnosis, reporting and remediation. While also, providing business user engagement and support regarding cyber security topics and maintaining awareness of evolving threats and industry trends.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible, participating in an on-call rota as well as shift patterns which evolve with the threat landscape and business needs.

Who are we looking for:

You have passion and desire to build a career within cyber security and be a phenomenal teammate. You’ll have meaningful experience within an IT support role with practical experience supporting operating systems including Microsoft Windows 7,10 and Server >2008. While also understanding the TCP/IP protocol stack and OSI model.

This role requires you to have experience reviewing Microsoft operating system event logs within a corporate environment and excellent deductive reasoning, problem solving, and creative thinking skills. You also need to have concise reporting skills and be adaptable and receptive to change.

You’ll need the ability to multi-task under pressure and deliver against defined service levels and have a readiness to undertake self-study and expand technical skills set. In terms of qualifications, we require a minimum of 5 GSCE grade C above, or equivalent, including Maths, English and Science.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Practical experience with forensic tools and responding to anti-virus technologies. Python development skills and industry qualifications like MCDST & Security+ practical experience with Linux are highly desirable. Experience of a Windows domain environment, forensic tools and anti-virus technologies are all also sought of a successful candidate. A positive team-player demeanor willing to engage with teammates is absolutely key to the success of the team as a whole and of your role as Information Security Analyst.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can prove that we offer an excellent salary and benefits package.

Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address).

As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training (to name a few that our people have used this towards). To support you in developing your skills and career, we will provide ongoing training. We offer many more great perks such as an annual travel loan, subsidised massage sessions, free drinks, snacks, hot beverages and fresh fruit every day.

What happens next?

We will seek to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Isle of Man office in the Group Information Security department.