Genius Sports Group is one of the world’s largest sports technology companies, specializing in the capture, distribution and commercialization of live data, streams and digital content. We work in partnership with the biggest names in sports, betting and media to power a global ecosystem that benefits every stakeholder. Headquartered in London, we have offices in New York, Medellin, Tallinn, Sofia, Vilnius, Lausanne and Singapore, which are home to over 1,400 of our talented employees. We are the trusted partner to over 500 sports organizations globally, including many of the world’s largest leagues and federations such as the Premier League, FIBA, NCAA and PGA TOUR.


As a Security Specialist you will be responsible for providing policies and guidance to ensure the software developed by teams you have responsibility for is Secure by Design. You will champion security and coach development teams in how to develop secure software. 


  • Leadership of Working Groups to define technical policies and guidelines relating to security particularly relating to software development
  • Ensure standards are aligned with any business accreditation needs:
  • ISO 27001
  • Cyber Essentials
  • GDPR Related Security Controls
  • Hands-on involvement with the implementation of secure technical architectures e.g. Authentication and Authorisation solutions
  • Creating and developing Reference Security Architecture Blueprints and Standards 
  • Coaching of technical DevOps product teams to ensure technical security standards and architectures are well understood and best practice is followed
  • Champion technical product security implementation within the company to ensure Product Owners and other non-technical stakeholders understand the benefits and risks
  • Technical security risk assessment of existing and future products
  • Security auditing of software developed by the company and its partners:
  • Black-box penetration testing 
  • White-box code reviews, static analysis
  • Investigation of security related events and incidents
  • Technical liaison with third-parties on security related discussions:
  • Customers
  • Regulators and compliance auditors
  • Assisting Technical Sales with responses to RFP/RFI questions related to software product security
  • Automation of security testing:
  • Tests within the software delivery pipeline
  • Continuous monitoring
  • Report to senior technical managers about security risks


  • In depth understanding of security best practice and standards:
  • Security by Design
  • ISO 27001 & Cyber Essentials
  • OWASP Top 10
  • Encryption
  • In depth understanding of authentication and authorisation technologies:
  • OpenID Connect
  • SAML
  • OAuth
  • AWS Cognito
  • Active Directory
  • Experienced in:
  • Penetration Testing and use of Burp Suite
  • AWS cloud infrastructure & security
  • Good communication skills:
  • Technical and non-Technical staff
  • Senior Management and external Customers
  • CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP or AWS certifications would be advantageous


For this position we offer gross salary starting from 2,751 EUR/month depending on the level of experience, with numerous benefits that add value to the overall monthly compensation.

We have a work-hard, play-hard culture at Genius Sports. We have many social events going on throughout the year, health insurance coverage, skills training opportunities and etc.

Genius Sports Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to our business, our customers and our staff. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other status protected by applicable law).

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