Senior Information Security Analyst - IT

 •  MGM Resorts International Las Vegas, NV

5 - 7 years experience  •  Restaurants & Food Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
5 - 7 years experience
Restaurants & Food Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

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The Senior Information Security Analyst is responsible for day-to-day security log review and analysis. Major functions include information security monitoring of regulated and core systems within the MGM Resorts environment.

  • Performs Tier 1 day-to-daysecurity log review and analysis in adherence with MICS,SOX, and PCI requirements.  The log reviews includes the following systems:
    • Operating System (i.e. Windows, Unix, OS/400)
    • Database (MS SQL, Oracle, DB2)
    • Applications (COT and In-House Developed)
    • Network (Firewalls, Switches, Routers, Wireless)
    • Security Applications (IDS/IPS, FIM, AV, Vulnerability Scanners)
  • Responsible for reporting, escalating, and remediating anomalous events based on the established protocol.
  • Provides meaningful information security metrics, which include identifying historical trends, areas of risks/gaps, violations and/or improvements.
  • Works with Tier 2 support to tune and maintain the SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) as needed.
  • Performs all other job related duties as requested.


  • At least 4 years of experience in information security.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Ability to work directly with multiple teams.
  • Broad understanding of documentation process.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid gaming license.
  • Experiencerequiredwith the following:
    • SIEM or central log management tools
    • Operating System, Database and Application log review and analysis
    • IPS/IDS log review and analysis
  • Previous experience in security log review.
  • Strong problem solving, logical thought processes and analytic abilities.
  • Utilizes experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Able to lead and mentor a team.
  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.


  • Four year college degree in Information Systems. Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field.
  • Certification in electronic investigations and/or forensics.
  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.


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