Information Security Analyst

Business Support
Job Type:
Douglas, Isle of Man

The role: Information Security Analyst

We are looking for an Information Security Analyst to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Isle of Man Office.

Why we need you: -

As Information Security Analyst, you will become a pivotal component within the organisation’s cyber defence strategy, supporting identification and mitigation of real world threats. Security operations at The Stars Group provides an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop a career in cyber security using best of breed tools and processes.

You’ll be required to conduct event driven threat analysis of log data from key computing infrastructure and analysis of malware payloads through automated and manual sandboxing. Whilst also, examining and deconstructing of phishing attacks.

You will have experience using Intrusion Detection Systems and Intrusion Prevention Systems (I.D.S./I.P.S) to alert response and analysis. As well as, ownership and collation of security intelligence data. This role requires you to make contributions during security incident response protocols, including diagnosis, reporting and remediation. While also, providing business user engagement and support regarding cyber security topics and maintaining awareness of evolving threats and industry trends.

We are a global business, threat actors can hit us anywhere at any time. The successful candidate will need to be flexible, participating in an on-call rota as well as shift patterns which evolve with the threat landscape and business needs.

Who are we looking for:

You will have a passion and desire to build a career within cyber security and be a strong team player. You’ll have relevant experience within an IT support role with practical experience supporting operating systems including Microsoft Windows 7,10 and Server >2008. While also understanding the TCP/IP protocol stack and OSI model.

This role requires you to have experience reviewing Microsoft operating system event logs within a corporate environment and excellent deductive reasoning, problem solving, and creative thinking skills. You also need to have concise reporting skills and be adaptable and receptive to change.

You’ll need the ability to multi-task under pressure and deliver against defined service levels and have a readiness to undertake self-study and expand technical skills set. In terms of qualifications you will have a minimum of 5 GSCE grade C above, or equivalent, including Maths, English and Science.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

A relevant industry qualification, such as MCDST, Security+ and practical experience with Linux are desirable. Practical experience with forensic tools and responding to anti-virus technologies.

 Python development skills, industry qualifications like MCDST & Security+ with practical experience of Linux are highly desirable. Experience of a Windows domain environment, forensic tools and anti-virus technologies are all also sought of a successful candidate.

A positive team-player attitude willing to engage with team mates and the business is absolutely key to the success of the team as a whole and of your role as Information Security Analyst.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we can provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to the Isle of Man.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme. You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

We have a canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch and we contribute £3 daily towards this. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks.

Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Isle of Man office in the Group Information Security department.