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Tusk Venture Partners
Tusk Venture Partners

Security Operations Engineer



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024


FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey , Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).


At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

As a valued member of the Security Operations Center (SOC) team, the Security Engineer will be responsible for early and accurate detection, response and containment of threats directed against the environment. This role requires advanced skills in intrusion detection and threat hunting to identify credible risks/adversaries to proprietary and sensitive data before a potential breach. Collaboration with other security engineers, developers, vendors and business units to constantly improve the overall security posture will be the key to success at FanDuel Group. We’re looking for a team player with highly technical analytical skills.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Monitor and analyze network, server, endpoint, database, and application activities for indicators of compromise, minimizing false positives.
  • Automate alert collection, prioritization, tasks and processes, periodic audits, and controls.
  • Lead incident response efforts, conducting thorough remediation and root cause analysis.
  • Enhance security posture for large-scale customer-facing hybrid cloud environment and internal workplace, leveraging MITRE ATT&CK tactics and techniques assessment.
  • Drive growth and maturity of threat hunting program to proactively identify and mitigate security threats.
  • Contribute to security process enhancement and documentation, staying abreast of cybersecurity developments to brief SOC director effectively.
  • Evaluate and conduct proof-of-concepts for innovative technologies, collaborating with security engineers on implementation.
  • Foster cross-departmental integration to establish strong business relationships, mentor business units in cybersecurity guidelines and best practices while promoting knowledge sharing and maintaining high customer service levels.

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Empathetic contributor who has experience operating effectively across teams and disciplines in highly ambiguous and rapidly changing environments and have successfully executed on ambitious projects
  • Proficient experience working in cybersecurity operations and incident response, to include utilizing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), and Vulnerability Management and Threat Intelligence applications.
  • Experience working with large, complex networks and systems
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Security, Engineering, Computer Science or related field preferred
  • Proficient understanding and applicability of MITRE ATT&CK framework (or other industry related frameworks)
  • Programming/scripting experience (bash, python, PowerShell)
  • Knowledge of log ingestion pipelines, log parsing, grok patterns and regular expressions
  • Capable of writing detections using YAML and JSON styled languages
  • Ability to write and automate security incident playbooks
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written to help articulate and lead Incident response processes; ability to write about technical subjects to a wide audience for reporting on security incidents in regulated industries
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Security, Engineering, Computer Science or related field preferred
  • At least one of the following certifications with combined experience: CISSP, CEH, GCIH, GCFA, Security+, OSCP
  • Security experience with cloud native company expanding across multiple environments from, *nix/Windows operating systems, cloud resources (e.g. AWS, GCP, O365), and customer-facing web applications
  • Deep knowledge of attacker methodologies and techniques and corresponding incident response methodologies to detect and protect.

We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $92,000 - $120,000, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.