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Job title: Head of Secure Architecture

Location: Leeds, UK / Dublin, Ireland

Overview of the role:

We have an exciting new role in our Information Security team for a Head of Secure Architecture. You will lead a team of skilled security architects and engineers, shaping the security landscape and safeguarding our systems against threats.

You’ll be reporting into the Associate Director of Security Engineering in a team who all share a passion for our products and understanding of our customers behaviour.

You will be an experienced leader in the field of secure architecture committed to ensuring that our players always enjoy a secure, reliable, and compliant experience across our Poker, Casino, and Sports offerings. You’ll collaborate closely with international teams, providing strategic mentorship and technical expertise.

What you’ll do:
• Empower and guide a team of security architects and engineers, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.
• Have a full understanding... of application and platform security architecture.
• Have a solid foundation in platform security and will help to ensure that we can keep our public cloud, on premise and hybrid infrastructure safe from cyber threats.
• Identify and assess security risks, proposing effective mitigation strategies.
• Act as an internal consultant, advocating for security principles and practices.
• Ensure alignment to our security standards and regulatory requirements.
• Work closely with other information security teams to provide a consistent approach to cyber security.

What you’ll bring:
• Strong leadership experience in developing and leading senior technical people.
• Significant experience in the cyber security arena with a strong focus on secure architecture practices, ideally within agile and fast paced environment.
• End to end security architecture frameworks experience, covering data, application, and infrastructure layers.
• Experience defining both data plane and control plane security controls for cloud environments ensuring there are no toxic combinations.
• Extensive experience in defining security controls for multi-tenancy platforms with various API driven integration points and data streaming services.
• Cyber threat modelling for secure product development.
• Technical “hands-on” experience deploying complex solutions and designing countermeasures to identified security risks.

Your Skills:
• Ability to perform security assessments using threat modelling, playbooks, and security patterns to identify weaknesses and appropriate treatment of risks for associated threats.
• Ability to identify toxic combinations of design weaknesses in both data and control planes and provide effective remedies.
• Ability to provide security patterns, hardening and vulnerability remediation advice.
• Ability to apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).
• Understand the context of requested changes and ensure that implementation does not weaken the security posture.

• Be able to work with multiple teams across the business with differing priorities.
• Sound understanding of cybersecurity standards, methodologies, and frameworks.
• Sound understanding of network access controls and identity and access management.
• Versed in modern authentication and authorisation practices of zero-trust architectures.
• In-depth knowledge of each security domain and how each domain relates to support a secure platform.
• A keen interest in learning innovative technologies and a passion for information security.
• Be able to drive initiatives & operate autonomously with support where needed with limited supervision.
• Apply a pragmatic and balanced approach to security risk against delivery timelines and business objectives.

It’s ok if you don’t think you tick every box on this list. We love people who want to challenge themselves and are passionate about what they do. If you believe you can contribute in some areas and are eager to learn, we encourage you to apply.

Why choose us:

Aside from a generous base salary, we have a fantastic benefits & rewards program that is designed to encourage personal and career development.

For Leeds, your package will include:
• Discretionary annual performance bonus.
• 25 days contractual annual leave + 5 additional days if contractual days are over
• Health and dental insurance for you, and 50% coverage for your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
• 26 week's primary carer leave, and 4 weeks secondary carer leave
• Personal life insurance and income protection
• External learning support of up to £2,000, dedicated 4 learning “Power Hours” every month during office time, full access to the Udemy and Mindtools platforms, in-house leadership programme and many other training opportunities for developing your skills and progressing your career
• Looking to extend your family? You will receive a cash gift of £1,000 GBP for your new addition whilst working for us
• Online Discount Scheme, including discounted shopping and cinema vouchers.

Equal opportunities:

At Flutter International we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where our people can be their authentic selves and thrive. We embrace and celebrate diversity, respecting all our uniqueness and differences.

We welcome you to let us know whether you have any accessibility needs. All you need to do is email us at [email protected] . Your journey with us is focused on ensuring you have what you need to be your best self.

Learn more about the works we are doing on Inclusion and Belonging here: https://careers.flutterinternational.com/working-at-flutter-international/diversity-equity-inclusion/

The group:

Flutter International is a proud member of the Flutter Entertainment family, a worldwide leader in sports betting, gaming, and entertainment. We're not just another company; we're part of the FTSE 100 index on the London Stock Exchange. What sets us apart is our exceptional blend of brands, top-notch products, and a global presence that spans across 40 countries. What truly defines us is our commitment to ensuring that the thrill of gaming and entertainment is experienced in a responsible and sustainable way. Our remarkable team of over 8,000 colleagues drives this vision, spread across 28 offices worldwide.

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Technology is at the heart of everything we do in Flutter International. With our always-up, always-available service, we’re working at the top of our game – using the best methodologies and operations. We focus on results and prioritise the innovation and technology that will help us get there. This is a place for anyone that’s driven by achieving the best outcome, every time.

Our people are:

- Team players;

- Driven by detail;

- Inquisitive and curious;

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