Cloud Engineering & Security

Lisbon, Portugal


DEFENSIVE CYBER SECURITY ENGINEER is looking for an experienced Defensive Cyber Security Engineer to hire in our Lisbon (Portugal) Games Development Studio. This is a full-time, permanent position.



Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Realtime Monitoring and supervision of cyberthreats
  • Perform forensic investigations and root cause analysis 
  • Respond to security incidents, and proactively consider how to prevent the same type of incidents from occurring in the future.
  • Use your experience and security intuition to hunt for threats across enterprise and production environments.
  • Build automation workflows for alerts and common response scenarios.
  • Act as an escalation point after automated triage of alerts.
  • Develop creative solutions to complex security problems which balance business needs and risk.
  • Maintain current knowledge and skills to keep up with the rapidly changing threat landscape.


Skills & Experience

We’re looking for a social, hard-working person who enjoys working in a team with other people and is passionate and dedicated about his/her work. The ideal candidate will be strongly skilled in the following:

  • Should have a Background on computer engineering or similar
  • Must have 3-5 year experience as a cyber security analyst in SOC/CERT/CSIRT working environments
  • Must have experience of implementing multiple Cyber Security protection platforms and expertise in the operation of those components
  • Should have a strong understanding of cybersecurity standards and frameworks e.g., ISO27001, NIST, CIS, OWASP, SANS
  • Should have solid understanding of networking and web protocols
  • Could have reasonable Windows and Linux administration experience
  • IT Security qualifications (e.g., CISSP, CEH, GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GMON) are a plus
  • Bash scripting with Python is a plus
  • Team player, analytical and critical thinking are a must
  • Willingness to be on call 
  • English proficiency needed

To apply please send your CV in English, with a covering letter explaining why you want to apply.


Additional Information

You will be working in our fashionable, open plan studio with enthusiasts and professionals from the games industry. We like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with regular team building and social events.

We understand that being tied to a desk all day is not fun and that is why there is a games area and fridge with complimentary drinks and fruit for all staff.


About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes, and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip franchises including 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™ and™ have generated more than 2 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 50 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.

In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher. This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.

In the past two years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) now operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager), and most recently Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals) to the Miniclip Group.



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