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Security Operations Specialist


Jackpotjoy group is part of Gamesys Group, and a global online gaming operator with over 30 online bingo and casino brands including Jackpotjoy, Costa Bingo, Vera&John, Botemania, Starspins, and Intercasino. We are currently looking to continue expanding our acquisition team across multiple disciplines and markets.

There is no such thing as a completely secure system, only systems that are comparatively secure. The CyberSecurity team works alongside IT, Privacy, Development, Compliance, Legal and other teams to create and maintain an operating environment in Gamesys that aligns with good industry practice and applicable legal, regulatory, and, compliance requirements (these include the PCI DSS, ISO 27001, and, the GDPR).

We define risk as the potential for loss, or, impaired opportunity for gain caused by factors that can adversely affect the achievement of our Group’s objectives. You will work in a team whose purpose is to identify and mitigate risks, help with protecting network boundaries, and, keep components hardened from intrusions against systems that contain sensitive data and customer information.

We have an opening for a Security Operations Specialist with the CyberSecurity team reporting to the Lead Security Specialist. The position is based in Malta. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in implementing and executing technical measures required to facilitate the upholding of Group security policies and standards
  • Assist with the execution of processes defined to respond to and recover from a security breach
  • Implement and maintain tools aimed at preventing, detecting and analysing security threats
  • Assist with the upkeep of security products and technologies supported by the CyberSecurity team
  • Assist with the identification of vulnerabilities in the Corporate IT environment as well as in the online gambling platforms
  • Seek the remediation of vulnerabilities identified internally/externally by communicating with relevant stakeholders
  • Monitor systems for unexpected activity through the use of tools that can be leveraged to identify anomalous behaviour
  • Assist with the internal auditing of controls that are part of the operating companies’ Information Security Management System
  • Support the CyberSecurity team in the response and technical investigation following the detection of security incidents
  • Be available during and outside office hours (on-call) to provide a level of support in the event of a known or suspected security incident


  • At least 3 years work experience in Information Technology or a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or a similar technical field
  • Candidates having certifications related to Information Security, and/or prior work experience in Information Security, are preferred
  • An interest in testing IT control design, implementation and operating effectiveness
  • Experience in performing packet-level analysis
  • Knowledge of cryptographic techniques, firewalls, and anti-malware solutions
  • Confident, self-motivated, able to work under pressure using own initiative
  • Possess excellent troubleshooting skills with drill-down capabilities
  • Takes ownership and responsibilities
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Have a very hands-on approach
  • Passionate about security
  • Quality oriented with an attention to detail
  • Good time management and expectation management skills
  • Able to think ahead and anticipate problems
  • An inquisitive attitude and an aptitude to work in this field


We believe this process works both ways, so what can we do for you? We’re a motivated team aiming to become one of the best casino teams in the business, and our company is one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. We’ve come a long way in a short time and we want only the best candidates on board to join us as we keep reaching new heights!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


The Emporium, Triq C. De Brocktorff, Msida
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  • Relocation opportunities

    Does this sound like the perfect role for you, but you’re not based in Malta? Fear not! If we feel that YOU are the most successful candidate for a position, then we will offer a very attractive relocation package and full visa support to help you settle here.

  • Full ownership

    We encourage all our employees to take complete ownership of whatever they’re working on. Be confident. Be empowered. Be successful.

  • Fast career track

    Do you know where you want to be in five years’ time? Then tell us! We love a long-term plan and will do our best to help you get there.

  • Amazing colleagues

    Hey, we have to spend eight hours a day together. That’s over 2,000 hours a year. They don’t just need to be pretty awesome people, they need to be the best of the best.

  • Health insurance & gym allowance

    Your health and wellbeing are of utmost importance to us, so you will also benefit from a company-sponsored private health insurance scheme for yourself and your direct dependents (spouse and children), as well as a yearly allowance on your fitness-related expenses.

  • Added benefits

    A company phone, daily breakfast, monthly massage, monthly office BBQ, and quarterly social events – these are some of the extra benefits you’ll enjoy when you join Jackpotjoy Group.

Office Culture & Environment

We pride ourselves on being one of the most dynamic multi-brand online casinos, with an ambition to bring the Jackpotjoy Group winning feeling to the world.

We're well on our way to becoming a world-wide player, thanks to a team of over 400 awesome and talented individuals, across 12 offices globally - on a mission to drive us towards being the best in the business. 

We work hard and play hard, and if this sounds like the place for you, then you're in the right corner.

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