Sr Security Architect

JOB SUMMARY:

The Security Architect for Caesars is responsible for Architecture and Design of Security for all ranges of Caesars deployments, including on premise and SaaS solutions such as SalesForce.com, Office solutions such as Google Apps, O365, etc., hosted solutions such as those offered by Oracle, or Infrastructure as a Service solutions like RackSpace. The role is responsible for identifying Security Requirements, then determining best-balance solutions that meet or exceed compliance requirements & usability / efficiency needs, while minimizing cost, complexity, and administrative burden. This person must be able to operate outside the "box" to suggest creative solutions that will meet regulatory requirements while maintaining that balance. The role will work alongside other Caesars Security Architecture team members as well as the Security Engineering Manager, and will provide technical direction to Caesars Security Engineering team members for implementation of designs and architectures they generate.

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES (PLEASE LIST POSITION TITLES):

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KEY JOB FUNCTIONS:

Operational Planning & Management

  • Life-cycle management of new and existing platforms including recommendation of new technologies, coordination and planning of upgrades, new deployments, and maintaining current operational data flow
  • Apply Configuration Management disciplines to all security solutions, hardware/software revisions, content, security patches, hardening, and documentation
  • Provide technical guidance, to security staff, as well as the Enterprise
  • Supporting the establishment, enhancement, and continual improvement of security controls

Security Risk Management

  • Assist in the development, implementation, and management of security policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines for security solutions
  • Identify best practice solutions relating to deployments for outstanding audit, assessment and regulatory findings and gaps are resolved by the various properties and IT
  • Be a major influence in promoting the technical understanding of new and existing information security standards, solutions and tools
  • Monitor the effectiveness of corrective actions and recommend cost-effective preventive measures to preclude recurrences
  • Implement controls in specific areas that would benefit Internal Audit, External Audit and other regulators to enable them to streamline their audit activities and leverage security tools and processes

Incident Management

  • Participate in and suggest procedures for Incident Response as necessary and investigate possible incidents impacting the company
  • Support activities of the Security teams including SOC, Identity, and Engineering teams

Research & Development

  • Provide content to technical briefings to the Director of Architecture, VP of Security, CISO and other key stakeholders on current security issues; contribute to the technical understanding and promotion of new and existing information security standards, solutions and tools; serving as a technical communication channel to the CISO
  • Provide R&D and consulting support to the Cybersecurity team, IT and business projects as needed
  • Evaluate security intelligence and risk management (SIRM) platforms as offered by external vendors or develop custom reporting framework
  • Participate in evaluating, selecting, deploying and managing security tools

Documentation, Reporting & Analytics

  • Contribute to the design of an operational reporting framework that will provide regular metrics and statistics about our business and IT environment; analyze trends in security events, activities, etc. to better understand risks, insufficiencies in our solutions, staffing shortages, etc.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for all security exceptions relating to cloud, IT and property activities that could negatively impact security risks and/or not adhere to established policies, standards, or procedures

Performance and Training Management

  • Provide mentorship and advice to less experienced security staff and/or other non-security professionals (IT, properties, e.g.)
  • Mentor security staff on fundamentals of security threats, vulnerabilities, and testing methodologies
  • Self-manage career in security by leveraging available courses in-house and courses offered externally; prepare a career plan for short-term and longer-term performance management, as well as succession planning and growth templates for staff

Organizational Planning and Management

  • Assist with general administrative activities in collaboration with all team members
  • Prepare project plans and associated documentation
  • Prepare status reports and other management metrics as needed

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or MIS required
  • Certified training in security management, risk and compliance solutions and practices. CISSP, CISA, CISM, GSEC, CRISC, or related certification(s) required
  • Industry-recognized Cloud Security Certification desired

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 8-10 years related business experience
  • 5-7 years work experience in Information Security
  • 3-5 years' experience Security Architecture
  • Superior communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience leading multi-faceted IT integration projects
  • Working knowledge of process engineering and technical requirements generation in the user environment
  • Experience with current concepts in project risk assessment, metrics generation and analysis and risk management
  • Requires knowledge of underlying platform(s); prior experience working with interdependent platforms; working knowledge of standards and impact of non-standard approaches
  • Technical knowledge of business processes and procedures and underlying technical workings of system to support it
  • Ability to maximize system to support business processes, recommend and influence business process change to maximize use of system
  • Working knowledge and experience with security tools

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Office at One Harrah's Court

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Caesars Entertainment reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

As a part of Caesars Entertainment's employment process, finalist candidates will be required to complete a drug test and background check prior to an offer being extended. Caesars Entertainment Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.


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