Senior Information Security Operations Specialist

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Please note that for this role, we are hiring on behalf of another brand of Flutter Entertainment. More info will be provided during the interview stage.


The role:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Information Security Operations Specialist to join our Cyber Security Operations (SOC) team in North Macedonia.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the security of our organization’s computer systems, networks, and data. The Senior Information Security Operations Specialist will also collaborate with other teams to identify and mitigate potential security risks and develop strategies to improve our overall security posture.

This is a superb opportunity for a suitably experienced individual to directly influence and improve the security posture of the company.

Are you our next star player?

As a Senior Information Security Operations Specialist, you will become a pivotal member of the team supporting the organisation’s cyber defence strategy. The Cyber Security team provides an exciting and ambitious environment, using best of breed tools and methodologies to protect and strengthen the company’s IT platforms.

Why we need you

  • As an Information Senior Information Security Operations Specialist, you will:
  • Act as the 1st line of defence for security related topics.
  • Actively monitor, triage, investigate and correlate sophisticated security IoC
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents, including data breaches and cyber-attacks.
  • Manage incident management, containment and communication to senior partners following the escalation process.
  • Provide domain expertise on common attack methods and defensive security controls.
  • Provide advanced log analysis to support open incident investigations.
  • Identify and recommend useful automation & tuning opportunities on current use cases, along with recommending implementation of new relevant detective use cases to better cover the threat landscape.
  • Research and propose implementation of new preventive security controls to improve the overall security posture of the organization.
  • Develop and maintain operational processes and procedures.
  • Participate in assigned internal security assessments or audits.
  • Ensure security operations is at maximum efficiency and empower and impart analysts with knowledge and security tools.
  • Provide mentorship & guidance to team members on security strategy, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other teams to identify and address potential security risks across the organization.
  • Stay up to date with the latest security threats, trends, and technologies to ensure that the organization remains protected.

Who we’re looking for

An experienced IT professional capable of providing expertise on many of the aspects of cyber security.

Your experience & education:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, Network Security, Information Security, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in cyber security, with demonstrated experience in security analysis, incident response, threat intelligence and threat hunting.
  • Experience with security tools such as IDS/IPS, SIEM, endpoint protection, proxy, cloud security and vulnerability scanners.

Your skills:

  • Strong knowledge of security standard methodologies, tools, and techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience with security incident response, forensics, and threat hunting.
  • Solid understanding of security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, access control, encryption, and anti-virus/malware solutions.
  • Strong ethical values, integrity, and a commitment to confidentiality.
  • Strong analytical and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal technical & business interpersonal skills (English).
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Solid sense of urgency and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent task management and planning skills for self/team.
  • Great leadership, coaching and team-player skills.


  • A keen interest in security and a strong desire to learn new technologies and a passion for information security.
  • A solid grasp of IT Security concepts.
  • Strong experience working with Cloud technologies including AWS & Azure.

Expert understanding of:

  • Operating systems (Windows, MAC OS, Linux) at a filesystem level.
  • Fundamental internet protocols, services, and technologies (e.g.: HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, SMTP, SSH, LDAP, TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, REST, JSON, etc.).
  • Common security controls (e.g.: proxies, firewalls, WAF, IDS/IPS, etc.).
  • Incident response and incident handling processes.
  • Endpoint and network-based investigations.
  • Log reviews for identifying evidence of past intrusions.
  • Operating system and application exploits.
  • Malware and exploit kit functionalities.
  • Lateral movement and persistence establishment mechanisms.
  • Detection of anomalous system activities.
  • Indicators use for the identification of scope and breadth of attacks.
  • Threat hunting methodologies.
  • Industry certifications from vendors: GIAC, EC-Council, Cisco, ISC2, Juniper, CompTIA, ITIL, Microsoft, Unix, Oracle, etc.
    (e.g.: GCIA, GCIH, GCFA/GCFE, GREM, OSCP/OSCE, GSEC, CISSP – or similar)
    Experience as SOC Team lead – considered a plus.

Work schedule:

  • 9am -5pm business hours Mon-Fri – (flexible)
    + On-Call 24/7 rotation, for major cyber security incidents (1 week/analyst)

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive compensation & benefits package;
  • Career and professional advancement;
  • Training and learning opportunities – Online Learning Portals, Public Lectures, Conferences;
  • Private Health Insurance package;
  • International work experience;
  • Travel opportunity;
  • Outstanding working environment;
  • Relocation Opportunity

About the Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.
We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected]

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Want a seat at the table? Apply now!

We will aim to respond to you as soon as possible. If you’re the right fit for the role, you will be invited to a phone/zoom interview.

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