IT Security Engineer in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Security Engineer is responsible for IT security systems and functions for the IT division. He/she works within established IT policies, procedures, standards and guidelines to ensure that IT divisional systems and services address security threats, risks, and attacks directed toward Wynn's business operations, staff, customers, and business partners. He/she also troubleshoots issues related to Information Security for data, information, systems, network, applications, database, and end-devices. The role is needed to deliver security projects to ensure Wynn maintains a proper security posture.

Job Responsibilities:

*Serve as a lead technical role in Information Security team under the Information Technology Division.

*Works with information security leadership to develop strategies and plans to enforce security requirements and address identified risks.

*Act as a technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) on information security system development and best practices.

*Assists with risk assessment activities, including analyzing the results of audits to produce recommendations of acceptable risk and risk mitigation strategies.

*Collaborates with other Information Security and Information Technology staff to develop remediation plans addressing identified vulnerabilities.

*Collaborates on critical IT projects to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle.

*Helps to define security configuration and operations standards for security systems and applications, including policy assessment and compliance tools, network security appliances and host-based security systems.

*Implements and validates baseline security configurations for operating systems, applications, and networking and telecommunications equipment.

*Deploys tunes and runs vulnerability-scanning and penetration-testing tools with moderate supervision.

*Assists in the development of security architecture and security policies, principles and standards.

*Researches, evaluates, tests and recommends the implementation of new or updated information security technologies.

*Monitors daily or weekly reports and security logs for unusual events and trends.

*Provides second and third-level support and analysis during and after a security incident.

*Maintains awareness of industry trends, security news, and best practices.

*Participates in security investigations and compliance reviews, as requested by internal or external auditors.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

*High school diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or 4 years equivalent work experience.

*High level of personal integrity, as well as the ability to professionally handle confidential matters, and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity.

*Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills for leadership, technical and business audiences

*Poise and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure, high-stress situations.

*Must be a critical thinker, with strong problem-solving skills.

*Detail oriented, self-motivated and disciplined, with excellent time management skills

*Experience with threat analysis and event tuning

*Excellent technical knowledge of security systems including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptography systems, and anti-virus software.

*Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols.

*Experience with planning, deployment, and operation of large enterprise security management tools such as IDS/IPS (network and host), advanced anti-malware (network and endpoint), DLP, encryption, anti-virus, firewalls, identity management, NAC, etc.

*Windows (desktop and server), OS X, and Linux, at a hardening and configuration management level.

*Specific knowledge of authentications technologies such as AD, NIS, Duo Security, LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS+, 802.1x, NAC, Microsoft Certificate Services, and PKI in general.

*Experience with penetration and vulnerability testing techniques and fixtures.

*Strong consideration given for CISSP or SANS certification, specifically with one or more of the following certifications:

*Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security




*Must Be 21 years of age.

*Must be able to obtain and maintain any licensing or active work cards required, at present or in the future, for this position at all times

Wynn Resorts is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Wynn Resorts does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.