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Senior Security Analyst

Posted December 1, 2022

Palms Casino Resort
Las Vegas, NV
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Role and Responsibilities

  • Leads the completion of short-term tactical projects in alignment with long-term strategic goals for managing and maintaining enterprise systems, data, and networks. This includes, but is not limited to, enterprise security gap reviews, vulnerability remediation, enterprise security controls, compensating controls, and exception management. 

  • Regularly provides guidance on the emerging trends of security operations methodology, information security concepts, security analysis and monitoring, incident response methodologies, and investigative tools and techniques. Participates in operational planning and security engineering efforts.

  • Tunes and operates the cybersecurity toolset, conducts incident triage, and coordinates the remediation of alerts. This includes planning, acquisition, inventory, process documentation, deployment, administration, maintenance, configuration change management, monitoring, troubleshooting, capacity estimation, status and service metrics reporting, decommission, and other service assurance activities.

  • Regularly provides high-level proactive technical support, including security configuration changes, security policy modification recommendation, and diagnostics of network security issues.

  • Leads the development, documentation, and administration of various components of the Information Security program. This includes the creation and review of standard operating procedures, team members training sessions, and new team member training documents.

  • Provides incident response and issue management resulting from security investigations; works collaboratively with technical and business leadership to follow-up accordingly on security incident management processes and procedures; assists in development and resolution of daily incident reports. Incidents include, but are not limited to, intrusion detection, malware infections, denial of service attacks, privileged account misuse, and network breaches.

  • Manages and maintains PCI compliance of the environment. This includes implementing PCI policy, standards, and procedures, assigning training and tracking to completion, and working with PCI assessors in assuring compliance.

  • Maintains an understanding of regulatory gaming requirements, enterprise policies, industry gaming requirements, and minimum internal control standards (MICS) concerning security issues.

  • Emergency on-call to support after-hours security incidents and operational support.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.


  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology preferred.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of related experience required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in computer science, managing information systems, or data security required.

  • Minimum of five (5) or more years of experience in the following areas is required

  • Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM).

  • oHost Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (HIDS/HIPS).

  • Enterprise security controls.

  • Security Orchestration and Automated Response.

  • Incident Response Programs.

  • Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.

  • Certifications in Systems, Networks, and Information Security, such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), preferred.

  • Ability to troubleshoot through Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model

  • Network security monitoring, traffic analysis, packet capture.

  • Network Access Control technologies.

  • Transmission Control Protocol and the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networking and routing protocols.

  • Implementing two-factor authentication.

  • Experience with the following technology preferred

  • Data Loss Protection.

  • Forensic Software Suites.

  • Network Infrastructure.

  • Virtualization Platform Security.

  • Operating Systems Security.

  • Access Management Security.

  • Privileged Access Management.

  • Must have strong communications and presentation skills.

  • Experience with Casino and Tribal government security goals and objectives preferred.

  • Must understand the value of standards, policy and procedures, operational effectiveness, and high availability.

Physical Requirements/ Working Conditions – Environment

The physical demands and working environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Primary work environment is in a climate-controlled office setting. 

  • Work requires travel to attend meetings, trade shows, and conferences. 

  • Incumbents may be required to work evening, weekend and holiday shifts.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-demand environment.

  • Strength sufficient to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects and/or move up to 40 pounds occasionally.  

  • Sedentary work: involves sitting most of the time.  Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.

  • Physical activities that apply to the essential functions of the position are balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

  • Hearing sufficient to hear conversational levels in person, via videoconference and over the telephone.

  • Speech sufficient to make oneself heard and understood in person, in front of groups, in meetings, via videoconference and over the telephone.

  • Visual acuity that meets the requirements of the position: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading and visual inspection of employees, visitors or facility.

  • Mobility sufficient to safely move in an office environment, walk, stoop, bend and kneel, and enter, exit and operate a motor vehicle in the course of travel to promotional events, meetings, conferences, trade shows and San Manuel properties.

  • Endurance sufficient to sit, walk and stand for extended periods, and maintain efficiency throughout the entire work shift and during extended work hours.

  • The employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles including secondhand smoke.

Palms, its affiliates and subsidiaries will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law.

We are committed to making a work environment where the growth and well-being of our team members is the top priority. Join our team today!

We are committed to making a work environment where the growth and well-being of our team members is the top priority. Join our team today!

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About this Employer

Palms Casino Resort

4321 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Telephone (866) 752-2236
Reservations (866) 752-2236

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Palms Casino Resort is located just west of the center of the Las Vegas Strip off I-15 on Flamingo Road, in Nevada. It is owned and operated by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. 

Our property reopened in April 2022 after a stunning, property-wide $690 million renovation, ushering in the next era of gaming and entertainment in Las Vegas. 

Our guests enjoy a collection of new award-winning restaurants, a 95,000 sq. ft. casino offering over 1,500 slots and 50 table games, such as Baccarat, Blackjack, Craps ,Pai Gow, Poker, Roulette, Three Card Poker, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em, 766 luxurious rooms and suites in two hotel towers, one-of-a-kind entertainment venues, and museum-worthy contemporary art.

Our resort also includes over 190,000 square feet of meeting, convention and event space; the Pearl, a 2,500-seat theater; an expansive pool and spa area; wedding chapel; the Brenden Theatres 14-screen cinema, a recording studio and nearly 600 units at Palms Place condominiums.

Our employees are critical to our success and the foundation of our core values. We provide competitive wages and exceptional benefits, perks, incentives, and opportunities for advancement.