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At Betfair Romania, we take pride in having the best people, the best ideas and the best products. So it’s not surprising that we lead in the industry. In fact, we’re the best there is. The people in our teams are passionate about creating products that are unrivalled across the industry.

You’ve got the drive. We’ve got the success and we’ve hit the big time. So we can take you where you need to go.

Learn from the best

In our 3 month internship you’ll learn from the brightest minds and gain exposure to a mind-boggling array of languages, tools and platforms. Java, JavaScript, HTML, Oracle, AWS, Angular, Spring, GitLab, Chef, and Cloud Compute are only the first in line.

From our modern offices to our regular FedEx Days, there are loads of reasons to get involved. Not least the chance to work on innovative projects that will give you the skills for a successful and exciting career.

If you’ve got the ambition to work on challenging projects and take responsibility from the word go, really becoming a part of what makes Betfair tick, it’s time we got together.

What areas does the internship cover?

Our paid internship programme lasts all year round. The placements can cover skills in all of the following areas.

  • Java
  • QA
  • UI
  • DevOps
  • Database
  • Project Management
  • Product
  • Scrum Master
  • International Operations Project Management
  • Delivery assurance

Just check the latest vacancies to see what’s on offer right now. To apply for the internship, submit your CV at Romania.Internship@betfair.com

Latest vacancies

We have internship vacancies in 6 areas:


QA Engineer
  • Contribute to the overall testing effort on projects
  • Increase automated test coverage
End User Support
  • Respond to requests for technical assistance in person, via phone, electronically
  • Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues
  • Advise users on appropriate actions
  • Follow standard help desk procedures
  • Identify and escalate situations requiring urgent attention
  • Hardware procurement
  • Software asset management and inventory

Technology areas: Windows 7, SafeCom Printing, Microsoft Office, SCCM, Active Directory

Cyber & Threat Management (Security)

Internship – Cyber & Threat Management Analyst

The Cyber & Threat Management Intern is a member of the Paddy Power Betfair security team.

This role is responsible for the analysis of threat intelligence data and integration of that data into security tools and processes.  A key requirement of this role is the ability to collaborate effectively with other security functions to ensure threat intelligence is being used to enhance detection capabilities and defensive posture.

This role will provide the successful candidate hands on experience dealing with cyber-crime and exposure to a wide array of security tooling.  They will be involved on a daily basis in actively defending Paddy Power Betfair and will contribute to enhancing infrastructure, application and data security.

The successful candidate should expect occasional travel to Dublin, Porto or London.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess internal and external threat data and extract intelligence that could be useful in preventing or detecting attacks.
  • Review attack activity in order to build attacker profiles and understand the tactics, techniques and procedures used.
  • Perform research on defensive controls that could be used to counter existing or emerging attack techniques.
  • Contribute to the development / improvement of security tools.
  • Contribute to formal threat reports for management.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships within and outside the security team.
  • Assist with investigations, incident response and compliance activities.

Key Strengths:

  • Detail oriented with strong analytical capabilities. Comfortable reviewing / researching new topics and producing concise structured reports or presentations.
  • Keen technologist with an active interest in security, cyber-crime and hacking news and developments.
  • Comfortable writing scripts to perform various intel analysis tasks (preferably python)
  • Good understanding of network security fundamentals.
  • Good understanding of application security fundamentals.
  • Good understanding of operating system security fundamentals.
Sports Operator

Department Overview:

The Risk and Trading function within Paddy Power Betfair works with various functions across the Group striving to deliver industry leading sports betting product, pricing and customer experience. The function is split into three Risk & Trading verticals (Racing, Football and Sports), an analytics & modelling team, an operations team and a trading product team. We strive for excellence in every aspect of the operation and look for people who are numerate, smart and ambitious to take on leadership roles within the function.

Exchange Ops is a proactive, customer obsessed, data-driven team responsible for managing the day to day running of Betfair’s Exchange as well as driving the strategic development of the Exchange proposition. The team is expected to manage Exchange markets flawlessly to ensure the best possible customer experience and, working closely with teams across the business such as Trading, Product, Commercial, Marketing & Technology to devise, optimise and deliver strategies to leverage the many strengths and benefits of the Exchange for Betfair’s customers.

Role Overview/Purpose:

This role involves working in rotating shifts. The business schedule includes day shifts (9 A.M. to 12 P.M. timeframe), weekends included. Night shifts might occur, according to the business needs.

In this entry-level position you will be responsible for the supporting the Betfair Exchange and both the Paddy Power and Betfair Sportsbooks in a wide range of tasks in order to facilitate the business in delivering the best customer experience and product offering. It also provides the opportunity to contribute to the evolution of the Exchange and Sportsbook products and gain exposure to the key operations of what makes an industry leading betting company. This position can provide a solid platform for progression throughout the organisation for high performing successful applicants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Exchange and Trading teams with the creation, management and settling of events and markets
  • Working with the teams to ensure we have relevant and accurate content onsite
  • Conducting regular and timely checks of our markets across Exchange and Sportsbook and escalate any gaps
  • Responsible for ensuring all of our Live Video streams and In Play data appear on our site
  • Execute operational best practice while consistently providing ways to improve operational processes to drive departmental efficiencies
  • Supporting the Trading & Exchange teams to ensure critical operational tasks are completed to a high standard
  • Seek to improve, optimise and evolve current working practices to drive efficiency and quality

Behavioural Competencies

  • Ability to learn new role in fast pace environment constantly reviewing processes with a long term strategy in mind.
  • Effective collaboration. Work cooperatively and partner with others across the organisation to get work done
  • Resilient and confident under pressure. The ability to handle and manage crises effectively.
  • Ability to seek to improve, optimise and evolve current working practices to drive efficiency and quality
  • Effectiveness in communication to Team Members to finish Projects to a high level.
  • Customer focused. Ability to identify opportunities that benefit the customer and deliver these through solutions that meet customer expectations.

Education, Technical Competencies & Experience

  • Higher Education, qualifications in numerical based subjects desirable
  • A passion for Sports
  • An interest in betting and knowledge of both fixed odds and exchange betting
  • Proficient Microsoft Office user, particularly Excel
  • Minimum of 1 years’ relevant experience in an operational capacity desirable
  • Proven track record of delivering targets
  • Experience working in a team and helping to create a proactive team environment.
DevOps

• Server builds and implementation of new virtual and physical infrastructure
• Administration of development tools
• Deployment and configuration of new software application releases
• Offering support for Development and QA teams

Operations Executive
  • Content management – launching new content on all gaming products for both brands – Betfair and PaddyPower (new promotions, games, SEO, static pages)

All internship candidates have to meet the following criteria:

  • Very good English mastery and communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills and ability to multitask
  • Capacity to plan and deliver the desired outcome
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Sounds like you?  Submit your CV at Romania.Internship@betfair.com, mentioning the role you have applied for

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