Penn National Gaming, Inc.

SRE SecOps - Analyst (REMOTE)

Job ID
2022-93755
Property
Penn Interactive Ventures - Philadelphia
Location
US-PA-Philadelphia
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Information Technology & Engineering

Overview

Penn Interactive (PI) is an interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia. PI is the digital arm of Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ: PENN), the largest regional casino operator in the U.S.). Our mission is to challenge the norms of the gaming industry by building an immersive interactive gaming experience that is responsible, innovative, and fun.  Through our partnership with Barstool Sports, we are hoping to continue to launch our online sportsbook and icasino across the US.  We are committed to helping our team members grow and succeed.  We believe that hiring talented individuals that love what they do will help us win!  

Security Analysts are responsible for monitoring and responding to security events within our environment in addition to participating in security uplift initiatives by developing internal tools and processes to automate security workflow, perform integration work, and threat analysis. The Security Analyst will identify potential security threats by reviewing security alerts, logs and systems for active or potential threats and taking and/or recommending steps to mitigate those threats.

Security Analysts must have a solid understanding of macOS, Linux and AWS.  Their work is both proactive (preventing issues before they occur) and reactive. Good written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are essential.  A Security Analyst will be relied upon as the initial point of contact for any security related issues and resolve or route to the correct resolver team. Analysts will also participate in security driven escalations, events and project planning.  

 

Security Analysts will be required to do light scripting and may take part in various operations-oriented improvement or enhancement projects.  Changes being made by Security Analysts must be done within established change control processes.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Assist in the design and deployment of security infrastructure and controls to enhance our security posture
  • Develop simple internal tools to automate security workflow, integration, and threat analysis
  • Participate in team coding projects to develop and maintain complex internal tools
  • Integrate new and existing systems into current security fabric utilizing existing tools and developing new ones where necessary
  • Collaborate with Senior members to create complex detection/correlation rules utilizing our SIEM and/or other security infrastructure to enhance detection and monitor for emerging threats
  • Responsible for maintaining an expert level knowledge of existing and emerging security threats, concepts, and methods
  • May be relied upon as a technical point of contact during Escalated Events relating to Security
  • Triage abuse reports and security events from security related systems
  • Respond to non-breach events (e.g., block brute force attacks, scanning attempts, etc)
  • Assist with Vulnerability Assessments and Remediation
  • Daily security maintenance activities (e.g., antivirus review, agent and infrastructure health)
  • Take part in Operational & Strategic Projects
  • Event & Security Log review
  • Identify, evaluate and report security vulnerabilities or deficits 
  • Act as first point of contact for security tickets and questions
  • Escalate issues to senior security staff as warranted
  • Assist with information gathering and reporting for Compliance Audits
  • Create actionable reports using implemented security systems
  • Act as point of contact, coordinate, and assist with tracking of wide scoped security projects 
  • Enhance workflows and processes related to daily activities
  • Assist senior staff in security device tuning to reduce false positives and false negatives 
  • Must deliver an exceptional customer experience every day
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years experience in IT/IS security discipline
  • Minimum 2 years experience in aforementioned technologies
  • Must have functional knowledge of both macOS & Linux
  • Must have functional knowledge of AWS
  • Ability to learn and communicate technical information
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills in order to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Something to leave you with

Penn Interactive is committed to helping our team members live their best, healthy life. We offer unique and competitive benefits that help our team members stay healthy and safe.  Some of our competitive benefits include:

 

  • Flexible paid time off options and holiday time
  • A multi-carrier marketplace that has a wide array of medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • 401K saving & matching program
  • Collaborate and flexible working environments

 

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