Information Security Engineer

Fully Remote

Open to all applicants globally!

Sporty's sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa's list of top websites for the countries they operate in

In this role, you will Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of our computer systems, applications and infrastructure, such as, WAF, DDoS, DNS, Networking, VPN etc. We are looking for a capable team member who enjoys security work and possesses both deep and wide expertise in the security space.


Work directly with the project teams to facilitate building secure workflows, processes, systems, and services

Develop best practices and security standards for the organization

Understand software, infrastructure and internet needs and adjust them according to the business environment

Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks

Ensure the organization knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents

Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

Find cost-effective solutions to cybersecurity problems

Conduct the internal/external security test/audit on our service, application, and infrastructure

Assist fellow Team Members with cybersecurity, software, hardware or infrastructure needs


3+ years' experience of working as a Security Engineer or other relevant position

Basic coding skills such as HTML, CSS, Shell Script, Python and other languages

In-depth knowledge of database and operating system security

Ability to discover and identify SQLi, XSS, CSRF, SSRF, authentication and authorization flaws, and other web-based security vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10 and beyond)

Knowledge of common authentication technologies including OAuth, SAML, CAs, OTP/TOTP

Knowledge of browser-based security controls such as CSP, HSTS, XFO

Experience with standard web application security tools (Arachni, BurpSuite)

An understanding of best practices and how to implement them at a business-wide level

Hands-on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering

Hands-on experience in network security and networking technologies and with system٫ security, and network monitoring tools

Excellent communication skills and able to think through

Critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems as they arise

English proficiency written and spoken

CyberSecurity certifications such as CISSP, CISA/CISM, CompTIA Security+, CEH, or GSEC would be beneficial

Certifications such as PMP, ISO 27001 LA would be beneficial

Salary and Perks

Salary Range starts at $40k-$100k, based on experience


Quarterly and flash bonuses

Flexible working hours

Top-of-the-line equipment

Education allowance

Referral bonuses

28 days paid annual leave

Annual company retreat - we all went to Dubai in 2022 and are planning 2 more retreats for 2023!

Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation

Payment via DEEL, a world class online wallet system 

We score 100% on The Joel Test

Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful

Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members

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About Sporty Group

Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone

Our Operating Principles

1. Create Value for Users

2. Act in the Long-Term Interests of Sporty

3. Focus on Product Improvements & Innovation

4. Be Responsible

5. Preserve Integrity & Honesty

6. Respect Confidentiality & Privacy

7. Ensure Stability, Security & Scalability

8. Work Hard with Passion & Pride

Working at Sporty

The top-down mentality at Sporty is high performance based, meaning we trust you to do your job with an emphasis on support to help you achieve, grow and de-block any issues when they're in your way.

Generally employees can choose their own hours, as long as they are collaborating and doing stand-ups etc. The emphasis is really on results.

As we are a highly structured and established company we are able to offer the security and support of a global business with the allure of a startup environment. Sporty is independently managed and financed, meaning we don’t have arbitrary shareholder or VC targets to cater to.

We literally build, spend and make decisions based on the ethos of building THE best platform of its kind. We are truly a tech company to the core and take excellent care of our Team Members.

Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone

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