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Cloud Security Engineer

Posted January 29, 2023

Wind Creek Hospitality
Atmore, AL
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SHIFT: 8am-5pm (Shift subject to change based on business needs)

Job Overview:

Wind Creek Hospitality is looking for a high-energy and driven person to join its Security Team in advancing the security environment of our growing Cloud environments. You’ll work closely with Wind Creek Hospitality technology and data teams using a risk-based approach to implement security at scale. This go-to role has responsibility for security applications, processes and configurations that directly impact the security posture of Wind Creek Hospitality SaaS products in Cloud environments.

You’ll bring Cloud (AWS and Azure) experience to weave security throughout our cloud infrastructure, data and applications. The successful candidate will be curious, creative, and tenacious, who views challenges to grow professionally in the cloud security space. Knowledge of Azure is required to be successful in this role.


Our genuine engagement and positive energy provide guests an escape from their routine into our exciting fantasy world of fun, chance, and possibility, where everyone feels a sense of belonging and importance.

Value System:

Our enthusiastic commitment to our purpose inspires and empowers us to do everything right, have fun, and be the best. We will be recognized fairly, elevating our levels of personal accountability, and focus on our customer. The resulting creation of wealth will grow opportunities for all.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Wind Creek Hospitality Application, Data, Development and Technology Teams on the implementation of Cloud (AWS and Azure) solutions and applicable security configurations and tools.
  • Collaborate with development and engineering to ensure security for entire SDLC, including vulnerability management, reporting and remediation.
  • Oversee and manage internal customer requests for security-relevant solutions and processes.
  • Support Security Solutions in the cloud, from proof of concept to operations and reporting to troubleshooting tools.
  • Lead detection, mitigation, prevention and remediation efforts and drive continuous improvement across the cloud security posture with effective countermeasures and targeted solutions.
  • Develop clear risk insight from analysis of security, network and application logs and threat intelligence.
  • Manage and monitor security throughout product lifecycle from development to operations, with a DevSecOps mindset.
  • Research and implement security solutions to monitor and manage infrastructure and product security.
  • Leverage AWS and Azure monitoring components to create deeper analysis, detection, and automated response capabilities.
  • Oversee and resolve Azure instance and component security configuration drift, root cause analysis and recommend improvements to advance the baseline.
  • Download and test new security software and/or technologies.
  • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the security team.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Job Requirements: (please ensure you meet the listed requirements prior to applying)

  • High School diploma or GED required or currently enrolled and successfully complete a GED program within 6 months from start date as a condition of continued employment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in information technology, with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in cloud administration - required
  • Active Microsoft, Cloud, Database, Storage or Virtualization Administrator (Mid or Senior level) - required
  • Active Security certification, examples include but are not limited to: Microsoft Security Engineer, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CWSP, GIAC certifications, PenTest+, Security+ or OSCP - required
  • Experience supporting applications in a service-focused industry, with Food and Beverage Applications, Various Gaming applications and hotel applications experience- preferred
  • Advanced ability to perform security system configuration and administration, system updates, policy compliance, and security assessments.
  • Solid troubleshooting skills, good communications skills both written and oral, ability to multitask in a fast, dynamic environment built on multi-vendor security controls.
  • Advanced understanding of common IT security frameworks, controls and protocols, technologies, threats, and vulnerabilities are necessary.
  • Experience performing IT forensic investigations, incident handling, record keeping and reporting
  • Working knowledge of virtual environments (VMware, Microsoft, Red Hat, Oracle, etc.)
  • Expert working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Active Directory, and common desktop/server applications.
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing (Azure, AWS, Snowflake) 
  • Working knowledge of diagnostic utilities, including but not limited to SolarWinds, Wire Shark, and
  • Experience with scripting: JavaScript, Java, Python, SQL, Scala and Power Shell.
  • Basic knowledge and/or experience with SQL, Oracle, and Tomcat.
  • Experience developing, documenting, and maintaining security policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Ability to make sound and logical judgments.
  • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Able to conduct research into confidential issues and maintain absolute secrecy.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language, highly self-motivated and directed, and keen attention to detail.
  • Willing to travel outside of the United States (valid passport is a plus).
  • Willing to work odd and irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Willing to travel and participate in training as recommended or required.
  • Must have a valid and current State Driver’s License and an insurable driving record for purposes of driving company vehicles as required.
  • Must have a Tribal Gaming License (or the ability to obtain and maintain a license) as a requirement for this position.
  • Must have willingness and ability to work in a smoke/secondary smoke environment.
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About this Employer

Wind Creek Hospitality

303 Poarch Road
Atmore, AL 36502

Management Company

Wind Creek Hospitality(WCH) is the principal gaming and hospitality enterprise of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, Alabama’s only Federally recognized tribal entity. Our portfolio of spectacular Alabama resorts includes Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Atmore; Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery; and Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka. Additionally, Wind Creek owns the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino in the Caribbean, and the Wa She Shu Casino & Travel Plaza in Gardnerville, Nevada. Gaming is the heart of Wind Creek Hospitality, but we offer so much more.

Our 11 distinct properties in the U.S. and Caribbean provide world-class entertainment, dining, hotel stays, amenities and activities. As the principal gaming and hospitality entity for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, Wind Creek continues to grow and offer our guests luxurious destinations and opportunities for escape.

Our genuine engagement and positive energy provide Guests an escape from their routine into our exciting fantasy world of fun, chance and possibility, where everyone has a feeling of belonging and importance.

At each location, Wind Creek not only provides a first-class experience to guests, we have also built a unique company culture that supports its Team Members in remarkable ways. Everything we do is guided by a simple value system: Do it right. Be the best. Have fun.

As part of the Wind Creek Team, you will discover our Purpose and Values and how they are integrated into the Guest experience. We strive to inspire a genuineness and positive energy among our team by bringing a level of human caring into the workplace. Providing a sense of belonging and importance amongst our team will transition to our Guests and provide them with a winning experience every time they visit.

Our Employee Perks and Benefits
• Blue Cross Blue Shield medical plan*
• Dental plan
• VSP vision plan
• 401(k) savings plan
• Life and disability insurance
• Paid time off
• Employee dining rooms
• Career training and planning
• Quarterly incentive bonuses
• Employee fitness centers with on-staff trainers*
     * Not available at every location

Wind Creek Atmore features a AAA Four-Diamond 17-story luxury hotel combining comfort and luxury with real gaming excitement. A 57,000 square foot casino with over 1,600 electronic games, upscale and casual dining, Spa and infinity pool, outdoor amphitheater, bowling alley, movie theatre and arcade, Wind Creek offers exciting entertainment options for everyone.

Wind Creek Montgomery has a ‘Beale Street Memphis’ vibe, featuring the acclaimed entertainment of BB King’s Blues Club and his signature Itta Bena restaurant, an upscale dining experience with a southern twist. Its five-story, stylish hotel includes 123 luxury rooms and 11 suites, with a 65,000 square foot casino offering over 2,200 of your favorite electronic games.

Wind Creek Wetumpka is a true Las Vegas-style experience, with over 2,500 electronic games and a luxurious 283-room hotel, and its pool and cabanas provide spectacular views of the Coosa River. Dining options include Alabama’s best steakhouse, FIRE; TASTE Buffet; all-day dining at the Grill; Grill Express; and Chilly Bean, our coffee bar. Wetumpka’s 1,200-seat Entertainment Center offers big name concert performances year-round.

Wind Creek Bethlehem located on the former site of the historic Bethlehem Steel plant, is home to 3,000 slot machines, 200 table games and a variety of dining, shopping and entertainment options. Guests can shop at The Outlets, enjoy the event center’s show schedule or dine at one of the resort’s 10 restaurants, including Steelworks Buffet & Grill and Emeril’s Chop House.

Wind Creek Aruba is nestled in the lively downtown scene of Oranjestad. Our Aruba property offers something truly unique. In addition to our two world-class casinos — Wind Creek Crystal and Wind Creek Seaport — and hundreds of slot machines and table games, we have our own private island where flamingos roam free. Guests enjoy the warm sand, the ocean breeze and the feeling of escape that comes from being immersed in luxury. Guests can indulge in the vibrant nightlife surrounding the adult-exclusive Renaissance Marina Hotel. The Renaissance Marina Hotel offers 297 newly renovated rooms and suites dedicated to accomplishing the perfect composition of blissful tranquility and vibrant Aruban spirit, The Renaissance Marina Hotel is the perfect place to unwind. Each individual room is specially designed to include a sequestered French balcony, as an abundance of space allows for each happy couple to enjoy time live-streaming their view of spacious horizons, dazzling Oranjestad cityscapes or the cocooning hotel atrium.

Wind Creek Curacao Resort is located next to Riffort Village in Willemstad, Curacao. Guests have access to a large meeting space, a fitness center, an outdoor infinity pool, a casino, a man-made beach and a jogging trail, among other amenities. The casino features over 11,000 square feet of the latest slot machines and hottest table games at the non-stop Carnival Casino, the biggest and most luxurious casino on the island. The resort's food & beverage venues include the internationally focused Nautilus Restaurant, plus a beach bar with casual fare and a lobby bar with light bites and cocktails. The venues offer delectable cuisine and attentive service.

Wind Creek Chicago Southland projected to open in 2023, is the newest addition to Wind Creek. The 7,000-square-foot-casino will feature 1,300 slot machines, 56 table games, entertainment, dining, a 252- room luxury hotel, and will bring 800 jobs to the south suburban region. Wind Creek has a proven track record of success in developing high-quality and successful casino and entertainment projects, and we're excited to be coming to Illinois.

Located in Gardnerville, Nevada, the Wa She Shu Casino & Travel Plaza is operated in partnership with the Washoe Indian tribe. It features a 5,000 square foot casino floor offering 130 of today’s top games, bar and grill, full-service gas station, and convenience store.

Wind Creek Hospitality also operates a Mobile Greyhound Park pari-mutuel facility located in Mobile, Alabama; Pensacola Greyhound Track & Poker Room located in Pensacola, Florida; and Creek Entertainment Gretna located in Gretna, Florida.