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Cyber Security Advisor

  • 496148
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full time

The Company

Sportsbet's purpose is to bring excitement to life for its customers and we do this by overdelivering on excitement through serious fun, disrupting the status quo and living our values. We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer with over 7000 cool, clever and curious people around the world. We’re a global player, but in Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin we’re tight knit, with 800 of us bringing excitement to life every day.

Our commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools – take a look:


The Team

The Sportsbet Cyber Security team is full of experienced operators who enjoy the challenge that comes with working for a fast-growing digital organisation, are passionate about protecting our customer data, and know how to have fun while doing it.


The Role

You will be responsible for core cybersecurity activities, including driving vulnerability management and incident management practices, reviewing and approving technical changes, capturing metrics and reporting and other aspects of Security Operations.

This role is a driver in the business. You will need to rely on your strong technical knowledge to work alongside numerous developer, engineering and business teams to deliver some of the latest and greatest in technology – including the leading edge technologies within AWS and specialist security tools.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide risk-based and pragmatic solutions and support to teams across technology as they implement new projects, security uplift and relevant security best practices
  • Respond to operational incidents and work alongside technical and business teams to assist with timely and effective resolution.
  • Work with various security technologies to implement effective detection and response capabilities.
  • On-going operation and improvement of our vulnerability management practices, including maximising value from technology solutions, and working with teams to    ensure vulnerabilities are remediated in a timely manner
  • Responsible for relationship and ongoing operational support with external Managed Security Services Provider, including the facilitation and appropriate handling of information security incidents with relevant other teams
  • Act as primary contact for regular technical changes (network, proxy, security group changes, etc.) to ensure appropriateness prior to implementation.  This includes assisting business and technical teams with ad-hoc queries regarding cybersecurity and supporting them with assessing third-party technology solutions



  • Technical role background (systems administration, security engineer, etc.)
  • Working understanding of common security controls across network, infrastructure, digital applications and enterprise environments
  • Hands-on experience with network protection and endpoint security solutions (firewall, IDS/IPS, SIEM, anti-virus, DLP, etc.)
  • Experience across a mix of Windows/Linux/Unix, and Public Cloud
  • Familiarity with service delivery practices
  • Awareness of emerging security trends, including threats and countermeasures
  • Experience in analysis of, and response to, IT/Cyber Security incidents
  • Experience in providing consultative + technical guidance on vulnerability management practices
  • Working understanding of key network technologies, protocols and topologies
  • Knowledge/familiarity with security standards like ISO27001 or PCI-DSS, and knowledge of risk management frameworks
  • Demonstrable experience of security best practice and practical application of security controls (ideally with risk assessment familiarity)


The Perks

  • Best in class Parental Leave program with six months paid leave for Primary Carers
  • Tailored career development programs, as well as a commitment to developing Thought Leader and Specialist Talent programs
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Discounted gym memberships, free breakfast and loads of event and conference tickets and many more

We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer who welcomes you for who you are, as you are. To make sure you are the best person for Sportsbet we assess behaviours, learning agility and expertise. This ensures all types of experiences can be considered for all roles. We encourage you to apply immediately as we will begin shortlisting within 1-2 weeks of advertising.

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