Network Security Engineer in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Network Security Engineer is responsible for IT network 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 network 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. Further, he/she helps lead and mentor the other members of the Information Security team to advance knowledge and understanding throughout the department. The Network Security Engineer contributes to the planning and implementation of enterprise IT network security initiatives and assists in planning defenses against security breaches and vulnerability issues. 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.
•Implements and documents procedures for identifying network security policy violations. Automates the review of firewall logs. Devises and documents appropriate actions and channels of communication in the event of suspected violations of network security.
•Works with vendors concerning security and network access requirements. Serves as a central point of contact to coordinate and implement network access and ensure network security. Assists in security efforts regarding the development and implementation of secure Client systems and applications.
•Leads the deployment, integration and initial configuration of new network security solutions and enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures and the enterprise’s security documents.
•Assists in planning, implementation, installation, administration, monitoring, maintenance, and performing upgrades of firewalls and load balancers
•Functions as technical resolver on complex network security troubleshooting issues.
•Provides support for Enterprise VPN systems through access controls in firewall policies and monitoring of firewall logs.
•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.
•Leads the definition of 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.
•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

•High school diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or 6 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