Penn National Gaming Jobs

Job Information

Penn National Gaming Security Analyst in Las Vegas, Nevada


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:

  • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs.

  • 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

  • Design, develop, implement, and integrate security systems and system components to include computing, networking, and enclave environments

  • Perform detailed analysis in support of OS and Application level vulnerabilities

  • Maintain a working knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications, including emerging technologies

  • Provide technical support (including on-call as required) to evaluate problems and provide technical solutions for a 24x7 environment

  • Provide technical consultation in new systems development, new package evaluations and enhancements of existing systems

  • Participate in technical design reviews, system integration testing, load testing, and provide assistance during user acceptance testing

  • Prepare and maintain technical user guides, functional specifications, standard operating procedures, systems/network documentation and diagrams

  • Responsible for ensuring the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to management.

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. (Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent experience in conjunction with industry standard certifications.

  • Seven or more years of experience in a cyber security role, where the majority of duties included the engineering, threat and vulnerability management, and oversight of cyber security systems

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience in a security role with strong working knowledge and understanding of cyber security, frameworks, incident management, operations and application security best practices

  • Experience managing prevention, detection and verification security programs

  • Strong leadership skills, problem solving, logical thought processes and analytical abilities

  • Excellent communication skills, good interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, in both written and oral forms

  • Professional presence to communicate the business impact a risk exposes to executives, technical staff, auditors and end users

  • Versed on network-borne attack vectors and feasible mitigating controls

  • Strong knowledge of web application and database security sensors, UTM and NextGen firewalls, IPS/IDS sensors, web content URL-filtering applications

  • Reviewing OS and Application security patch requirements

  • Enterprise Encryption programs, Data at Rest, In Motion, and Loss Prevention programs

  • Securing and monitoring messaging systems (Email, IM, SMS and MMS)

  • Experience with ecommerce systems

  • Anti-Virus, Malware, and Spyware management and remediation

  • Remote access solutions, Network Access Controls

  • Forensic and Investigative tools

  • Server, Network and Firewall management programs

  • PCI, SOX, MICS requirements

  • Security Incident Response programs


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 talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.This position operates in a 7x24x365 SLA driven environment, requiring on-call duty, flexible work hours (off-hours for network maintenance & scheduled downtime). This position must be able to accommodate infrequent travel.

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

Job ID 2019-57641

Casino Property Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Information Technology