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Associate Infrastructure Security Engineer

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Cluj - Napoca
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Role Purpose:

The role of Infrastructure Security Engineer is a member of the Paddy Power Betfair Infrastructure Security Team, reporting to the Infrastructure Security Manager.

This role is responsible for providing best practice security advice as early as possible in the lifecycle of a project or initiative. A key requirement for the role is to be able to build trust with teams and operate as an enabler for the business while at the same time driving security best practices. This role will also be required to assist in defining and running with initiatives to continually improve Paddy Power Betfair’s security posture.

The successful candidate should expect occasional travel to Dublin or London and our nearshore location in Porto


  • Provide security guidance, consultation and direction on Paddy Power Betfair Business Projects and


  • Act as the security point of contact for business projects
  • Provide and engineer security requirements into the operations and engineering functions
  • Own and deliver pieces of work to design and engineer new security services, or enhancements to

existing services

  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the security aspects of applicable new services and technologies,

e.g. AWS, virtualisation and automation, to support the implementation of secure services for Paddy

Power Betfair.

  • In a consultative manner, plan, lead and contribute to the implementation of security solutions, based on

agreed designs

  • Evaluate firewall rules and other change requests to assess organizational risk
  • Perform security risk assessments and reviews.
  • Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls to known risks and threats
  • Work with the wider technology teams to define infrastructure security standards and policies
  • Assist in the creation and adoption of infrastructure security standards and policies
  • Participate in incident response and analysis when required

Key Strengths:

  • Broad knowledge of diverse infrastructure technologies
  • Strong knowledge of networking and other platform components
  • Strong technical knowledge of UNIX and Windows
  • Strong experience in enterprise firewall technologies for corporate and production environments
  • Detailed experience, in approaches to securing corporate and production infrastructure
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills
  • A technical expert who can assist in defining infrastructure security standards and hardening


  • Ability to work with a low level of supervision, and can be relied upon to deliver good quality results by

agreed deadline

  • Participate in multiple projects and activities which may be varied in scope and complexity
  • Ability to evaluate and select control technologies/methodologies and monitor their effectiveness
  • Knowledge of IT Security best practices and standards (such as CIS, PCI DSS, etc.).
  • The ability to engineer infrastructure security solutions
  • Ability to work with architects, engineers and operations to develop secure solutions
  • Deep understanding of vulnerability management in a large organisation
  • Experience working with Anti-DDoS solution for organisations with large online footprints is


  • Experience working with SDN solutions is advantageous
  • Experience working with Public/Private Cloud environments, and security controls around such

environments are advantageous


Commercial acumen: Knows how the business works and how the organisation makes money and stays competitive. Encourages diverse thinking to promote and nurture innovation. Articulates credible pictures and visions of possibilities that will create sustainable value.

Ability to drive change: Talks about future possibilities in a positive way

Creates milestones and symbols to rally support behind the vision

Articulates the vision in a way everyone can relate to. Creates organisation wide energy and optimism for the future

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.