Gibraltar, Nottingham, Stratford, Sofia, Vienna
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
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 20countries, 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.

As an application security engineer you will work closely with the development and operations teams to 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 applications, develops and tests proof of concept, supports the engineering implementation and the rollout as required.

We are looking for a passionate application security engineer with a hands-on experience in the area of applications security.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Support the operation of application-level security controls.
  • Develop tools to improve the security of our applications.
  • Incorporate security best-practices in development, testing and DevOps, then mentor and train developers and DevOps management on them.
  • Test and improve the security posture of our Products.
  • Execute projects to implement the group Application Security strategy.
  • Support the investigation of incidents related to application security weaknesses, gaming platform anomalies & integrity compromises.
  • Conduct application-level penetration testing/vulnerability assessments and independent reviews of source code repositories.
  • Occasional travel to Development centers

What we need from you:

The role requires a person with outstanding technical foundations, that has information security background and very good problem-solving skills, been able tohave a peer relationship with developers and DevOps.


  • At least two years of 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
  • Experience in relevant development languages (at least one of Java, C/C++, Perl, PHP, C#, Python)
  • Experience in the following areas:
    • Knowledge of major frameworks and support libraries (SPRING, OSGI, .NET, etc.)
    • Application-level penetration testing


  • Software engineering background
  • Web-Application Firewalls (WAF) experience
  • Online Gaming security experience
  • Regulatory and industry standards work: ISO27001, PCI-DSS, etc.
  • Experience in DevOps
  • Relevant professional qualifications will be considered, although not a requirement, e.g. GIAC, CISA, CISM, CISSP, OSCP, CEH,etc.

    What the recruitment process looks like:

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. 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.