Vacancy Type:
08 (Eurobet)
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.

Purpose of Role:

This role works closely with the development and operations teams to design, implement, rollout and support the operation of security controls at the application layer. This role detects new security needs, evaluates the best controls to integrate in the application, develops and tests proof of concept, supports the engineering implementation and the rollout as required.

The role requires a passionate application security engineer with a hands-on development background, a person to create and develop security controls not just to use pre-existing tools.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify gaps in our application security controls, research and propose designs to resolve the gaps and support the implementation of the controls, for instance MFA, user behavior analysis, denial of service prevention, etc;
  • Design and implement software that addresses the identified security gaps;
  • Support the operation of application-level security controls, for instance web application firewalls, bot detection frameworks, etc;
  • Develop tools to improve the security of our applications;
  • Incorporate design solution in Development, DevOps and Architectural best practices;
  • Design processes to improve secure development and testing, then coach and train developers and DevOps management on them;
  • Design, test and improve security architecture of our Products;
  • Execute projects to implement the group Application Security strategy;
  • Support the investigation of incidents relating to gaming platform anomalies, weaknesses and game integrity compromises.


Occasional Responsibilities:

  • Conduct application-level penetration testing and independent reviews of source code repositories;
  •  Travel to Group Cyber Security team.


The role requires a person with outstanding technical foundations and a development background that has experience in designing and implementing application security controls, able to have a peer relationship with engineers and architects.

  • Software engineering background, please share with us your publically available work;
  •  At least three years experience in a similar Information Security position;
  • Design and development of security tools;
  • Vulnerability research;
  • Customer-oriented person, with the ability to educate and influence a technical audience on Application Security matters
  • Fluent in relevant development languages (Java, C/C++, Perl, PHP, .NET…);
  • Experience in the following areas:
  • Security design reviews;
  • Knowledge of major frameworks and support libraries (SPRING, OSGI, ASP.NET, etc.);
  • Web-Application Firewalls (WAF);
  • Multi-factor authenticaton;
  • Bot detection.


  • Open source projects;
  • Online Gaming security experience;
  • Regulatory and industry standards work: ISO27001, PCI-DSS, etc;
  • Experience in DevOps;
  • Agile Development;
  • Relevant professional qualifications will be considered, although not a requirement, e.g. GIAC, CISA, CISM, CISSP, OSCP, CEH, etc.

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

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. 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. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

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.