Penn National Gaming, Inc.

  • Security Analyst

    Location US-NV-Las Vegas | US-PA-Wyomissing
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/16/2019 3:12 PM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Penn National Gaming, Inc.
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Information Technology
  • Overview


    Don’t just work. Work Happy.


    A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.


    An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

    Your daily responsibilities include

    This position assists in the design, development, implementation, and integration of security technologies associated with the enterprise and provides technical direction and guidance of system configurations to ensure alignment with regulatory and security requirements.  This position works cross-functionally across business and IT teams to ensure effective communication and understanding by all levels of management.



    The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

    • Applies a deep understanding of the information security, cyber security, and operational characteristics of a variety of computer platforms, networks, software applications, and operating systems
    • Provides technical direction and guidance to other in IT Security, Information Technology and the business to align with business needs as well as regulatory and security requirements
    • Identifies areas of weakness and vulnerability and recommends changes to meet security standards
    • Designs, develops, implements, and integrates security systems and system components to include computing, networking, and enclave environments
    • Performs detailed analysis in support of OS and Application level vulnerabilities
    • Maintains a working knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications, including emerging technologies
    • Provides technical support (including on-call as required) to evaluate problems and provide technical solutions for a 24x7 environment
    • Provides technical consultation in new systems development, new package evaluations and enhancements of existing systems
    • Participates in technical design reviews, system integration testing, load testing, and provides assistance during user acceptance testing
    • Prepares and maintains technical user guides, functional specifications, standard operating procedures, systems/network documentation and diagrams
    • Assists in the compliance review for SoX and PCI standards
    • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to management
    • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs

    To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be at least 21 years of age.

    • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field from a four-year college or university; or three years’ related experience in a cyber security role; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in engineering, threat and vulnerability management, and oversight of cyber security systems required.
    • Must have experience reviewing OS and Application security patch requirements.
    • Must have technical proficiency and knowledge in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Must have experience with Anti-Virus, Malware, Spyware management and remediation, in addition to managing prevention, detection, and verification security programs.
    • Must have comprehensive knowledge of web application and database security sensors, UTM and NextGen firewalls, IPS/IDS sensors, web content URL-filtering applications.
    • Familiarity with network-borne attack vectors and feasible mitigating controls required.
    • Must understand PCI, SOX requirements.
    • Must be able to work outside of normal schedule as needed for network maintenance and scheduled downtime.
    • Must be able to travel up to 10%.
    • Must have strong knowledge of relational databases, SQL, or other programming languages.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to meet service level agreements according to established guidelines.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Must have the ability to interact with colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                     

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



    Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in in English may also be required.



    Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



    Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.


    The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


    Employee could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted second-hand tobacco smoke.




    Something to leave you with

    Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.


    Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!




    Equal Opportunity Employer



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