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12 Jan 2024

Cyber Security Analyst

🇺🇸 New York City, NY, USA
Full Time
3+ years exp.
US$90,000 – US$125,000 per year

Founded in 1917, the National Hockey League (NHL®) is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. With more than 600 employees across offices in New York, Toronto and Montreal, the NHL is a global sports and entertainment organization committed to building healthy and vibrant communities using the sport of hockey to celebrate fans of every race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. At the NHL, we are looking for dynamic, energetic and impactful individuals who are committed to doing the same by sharing in our philosophy that Hockey is for Everyone – and inclusion belongs on the ice, in the locker rooms, boardrooms and stands.

The NHL Information Security team is looking for a diligent and motivated Information Security Analyst with a focus on application development and cloud native security. This position will contribute to the league’s comprehensive cybersecurity program with an emphasis on the development lifecycle, data management, and supporting technologies.

This individual should be capable of taking on a variety of responsibilities and performing the following functions:

  • Learn and understand the evolving development processes and architectures for a wide variety of on-premise and cloud-based applications and systems
  • Work with the various business and technology teams to assist with integrating information security practices and requirements at the beginning of their development process
  • Assess and report upon the application and infrastructure threat landscape through architecture reviews, cyber threat intelligence, and vulnerability assessments
  • Help with monitoring systems and logs for security breaches and investigating anomalies when they occur
  • Assist with security code reviews for a variety of languages as well as frameworks for cloud and mobile applications
  • Perform security reviews of third-party software, development modules, libraries, and supply chain components
  • Participate in and evaluate penetration tests against applications and infrastructure
  • Contribute to our continuous improvement of incident response and vulnerability management
  • Assist development and operations teams with vulnerability analysis and remediation
  • Provide information security knowledge and outreach to development and operations teams
  • Document and report on issues identified during security reviews and assessments

The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Proficiency with development and information security best practices
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux system administration, network security, and operating system hardening
  • Experience with AWS application and service administration including compliance and security controls
  • Understanding of agile, CI/CD pipelines, and DevSecOps in a public and private cloud environment
  • Experience with developing, debugging, and evaluating operations of scripting languages such as Python, Bash, and PowerShell
  • Familiarity with Identity and Access Management (IAM) and supporting platforms such as Azure Active Directory and Okta
  • Awareness of common information and cybersecurity management frameworks, such as ISO 27001, ITIL, CIS, and NIST CSFa plus
  • Strong critical thinking, deductive reasoning, prioritization, and problem-solving skills

The NHL offers U.S. regular, full-time employees:

Time to Recharge: Utilize our generous Paid Time Off (PTO) to focus on your well-being and ensure a healthy work/life balance. PTO includes paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick days, plus an extra day off for your birthday.

Ability to Focus on your Health: Along with competitive salaries, the NHL offers comprehensive health benefits to employees and their eligible dependents effective on their first day with us – there is no waiting period. The NHL subsidizes a large portion of the health benefits costs, therefore your cost for medical, dental and vision coverage is minimal.

We also offer our employees and members of their household access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to support mental, physical, and financial health. In addition, employees have access to a digital wellness resource designed to improve health and happiness through courses in sleep, movement, and focus. These services are confidential and at no-cost to our employees.

Childcare Leave: Because your family is the NHL family, employees are offered comprehensive Childcare Leave to welcome your new addition. The primary caregiver to the child is entitled to up to 12 weeks of paid Childcare Leave, at full pay, following the birth, adoption, or placement of a child.

Employees that are not the primary caregiver to the child are entitled to up to 6 weeks of paid Childcare Leave, at full pay, which must be taken within the first 6 months following the birth, adoption, or placement of a child.

Confidence in your Retirement Goals: Participate in the NHL’s Savings Plan which includes a 401K(pre-tax and Roth options) plus non-elective (employer) contributions to keep your retirement goals on track.

A Hybrid Work Schedule: The NHL recognizes the value of flexibility in work locations/schedules to help our employees balance work/life priorities. Hybrid work schedules are available for a majority of our roles.

Our New Headquarters: Our new, state of the art, offices are located at One Manhattan West in Hudson Yards. When you’re in the office, you can conduct meetings in one of our high-tech conference rooms, have lunch with a view or play in the game room. Employees can also enjoy New York’s newest neighborhood that is home to more than 100 shops, culinary experiences, and public artwork.

A Savings for Commuting: Participate in the NHL’s pre-tax commuter benefit plan whichhelps offset the financial cost of traveling to and from our office.

NHL Partner Rates: Unlock exclusive pricing from our Partners that include savings on travel, consumer goods and services, plus the NHL Store.

Life at the NHL: In your first few days, you meet with your new teammates and the HR Team. You have the opportunity to learn more about the NHL and our workplace culture. Employees are invited to play hockey during our Tuesday Night Skate at Chelsea Piers, join our Employee Resource Groups and more. You are a part of our team and we encourage you to be your authentic self, adding to our dynamic workplace culture.



Actual base pay for a successful candidate will be determined based on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to: experience/training, market demands, and geographic location.

When applying, please be sure to include a cover letter with your salary expectations for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. NO EMAILS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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