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Associate Security Operations Analyst - 4324


Associate Security Operations Analyst

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Cluj - Napoca, Hammersmith Office
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible benefits of your choice

Learning and development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Customized wellbeing programs

Extended health and travel insurances

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Who we are:




Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the Paddy Power Betfair Group. We are in Cluj-Napoca since 2009, now employing over 900 highly skilled professionals who cover a wide range of tech and non-tech areas such as development, data, information security, infrastructure, product and project management, digital marketing or sports operations.




We work on delivering unrivalled products across the industry, therefore being a Center of Excellence not only amongst PPB's European offices, but also for supporting our colleagues at Sportsbet (AUS) and FanDuel (US) in creating a safe and excitement experience to our customers around the world.




At Betfair Romania Development, we know that an inclusive workplace makes for more engaged employees. As an industry leader, we continuously strive to maintain and grow a diverse and inclusive environment whilst also ensuring that we set the standards in ethical conduct and corporate responsibility.




Why Betfair?




Think Betfair. Experience Different.


It is no question that we, as a business, thrive on leveraging the power of people. We have a passion for innovation and a pace of change that creates a whirlwind of opportunities. At Betfair Romania Development, we believe in experiencing different. If you're tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you'll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Welcome to software development with a difference.




This our challenge:




Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second

Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)

Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day

Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate

The products you'll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year

Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing



What you are going to do


Role Purpose:


The Security Operations Junior Analyst is a member of the Paddy Power Betfair security team, reporting to the Security Operations Manager.


The Security Operations Junior Analyst is responsible for the day to day security monitoring of Paddy Power Betfair's enterprise information systems, including vulnerability monitoring and attack detection. The team ensures that information security threats and incidents are detected quickly, responded to swiftly and efficiently, and contained so as to minimise the impact to the organisation.


The security operations function will be required to service our business 24x7. To meet this requirement shift, holiday and weekend work will be required.





  • 1st level processing of security alerts from attack detection tools.
  • Escalate and support potential security incidents in line with appropriate processes
  • Incident response handler and first responder
  • Managing and monitoring other key security tools
  • Complete daily standard operation procedures and follow up actions
  • Work on security related requests
  • Create and interpret regular and ad hoc security reports
  • Continuous focus on service improvement



Key Strengths:


  • Intrusion Detection System (IDS) monitoring and Netflow analysis
  • Security incident response – ability to verify and assess security events and respond to incidents
  • Overview understanding of ICT systems and technologies (e.g. Linux and Windows operating systems, TCP/IP networking, DNS, virtualization, content filtering, etc.)
  • Focused on delivering good customer service – responding to requests within required timeframes, proactively providing regular updates, driving rapid resolution of requests
  • Defining and delivering continuous service improvement, whilst contributing to the continued delivery of day-to-day services
  • Ability to quickly understand and adapt to a complex, rapidly changing, global organisation, e.g. changing organisational structure and stakeholders
  • Working effectively with a variety of stakeholders from different technology and business teams
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with a SIEM tool such as Splunk, ArcSight, Qradar, etc.
  • Good prioritization skills with multitasking in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work with a low to medium level of supervision, and can be relied upon to deliver good quality results by agreed deadlines
  • Enthusiastic, with a drive to continue learning and developing new skills
  • Previous experience working in an IT Security Operations role with knowledge and understanding of security principles, techniques and technologies
  • Knowledge of Network and Server technologies and passionate about security


What you can expect:


  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Sharesave scheme;
  • „Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
  • Free parking;
  • Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy'
  • Working from home options


Ways of working:


Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;




We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.



By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record.If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.


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Blvd. 21 Decembrie 1989, no. 77, The Office building, Betfair Romania Development, Entrance A, 4th Floor, Cluj, Romania, 400124

This is who we are

Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the FTSE 100 company Flutter Entertainment, located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, since 2009.

We’re the employer of choice for over 900 highly skilled people in a wide range of Programming Languages, Information Security & Governance, Product & Program Management and Sports Operations.

We support an agile environment where bold ideas meet online innovation as the teams deliver excellence worldwide through 7 main project streams: Gaming, Customer Management, Infrastructure, Security, Data Warehouse, Marketing, and Risk & Trading.


We’re an international family of the talented and the brave. If you’re tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you’ll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Think Betfair. Experience Different.

This is your Challenge

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.