Information Security Manager
US-NV-Las Vegas

Job Title: Information Security Manager

Location: Wynn

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Wynn Resorts is a Fortune 500 company led by hospitality industry visionary Steve Wynn. Currently operating in the top two casino gaming markets in the world, Wynn is financially stable and growth oriented. Our 12,000 employees at our Wynn Las Vegas and Encore properties have helped us win more Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn resorts are known for their innovative design, luxury offerings, and exceptional guest service. Joining Wynn means working for a leader in the global resort industry, one that has set today’s standards and will likely define them tomorrow.

The Information Security Manager is responsible for overseeing the operations of the enterprise’s security solutions through the management of the organization’s security engineers and analysts. The Information Security Manager provides guidance when it comes to analyzing and evaluating networks and security vulnerabilities, and managing security systems such as anti-virus, firewalls, patch management, intrusion detection and encryption on a daily basis.  The Information Security Manager directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT security initiatives and facilitates defenses against security breaches and vulnerability issues.  This individual is also responsible for ensuring all systems adhere to defined security policies and standards.  The Information Security Manager is expected to interface with peers in the Systems and Network departments, as well as with the leaders of the business units, to ensure the corporate security posture is maintained through collaborative co-operation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data residing on or transmitted to/from/through enterprise workstations, servers and other systems and in databases and other data repositories.
  • Ensure the enforcement of enterprise security standards.
  • Oversee the deployment, integration and initial configuration of all new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures generically and the enterprise’s security documents specifically.
  • Supervise the execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Systems and Networking groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of security goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Work closely with IT department on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
  • Manage the administration of all computer security systems and their corresponding or associated software, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cryptography systems, and anti-virus software.
  • Creatively and independently provide resolution to security problems in a cost-effective manner.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectors.
  • Assess and communicate any and all security risks associated with any and all purchases or practices performed by the company.
  • Where necessary, supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of security staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies.
  • Collaborate with IT leadership, privacy officers, and human resources to establish and maintain a system for ensuring that security and privacy policies are met.

Job Requirements:

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or 7 years equivalent work experience.
  • Individuals must have at least 4+ years experience in data security in a large or enterprise IT environment, and at least 6+ years experience in Information Technology.
  • 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
  • Working 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.
  • Proven experience in planning, organizing, and developing IT security system technologies.
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles.
  • Strong consideration given for CISSP or SANS certification, specifically with one or more of the following certifications:
    • GIAC Security Essentials Certification
    • GIAC Security Leadership Certification
    • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security
    • (ISC)2 SCCP
    • (ISC)2 CISSP
    • (ISC)2 ISSAP