Senior IT Analyst

The Westin Anaheim Resort
Anaheim, CA

Posted March 19, 2021

Senior IT Analyst

As a member of the property IT staff your role will support Corporate and all properties through overall supervision of IT resources throughout the properties. Resources include guest, team personnel, management tools, network infrastructure, storage, telecommunications, servers, email, firewalls, security, operating systems, helpdesk software and budget constraints. Responsibilities also include vendor relations, software license compliance and auditing. These duties described in the job description will be for supporting Anaheim Hotel, Wincome, Avenue of the Arts and Westin. Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

Managing Day to Day Task and Policies

  • Install, configure, manage, maintain, test, evaluate, and repair computer networks, workstations, support server system(s), supporting hardware/software, user accounts, and computer/telephone rooms. Performs assessments of equipment and software needs ensuring compliance with budget, standards.
  • Assist in coordinating multiple-vendor projects.
  • Responsible for property compliance with appropriate Wincome Policy and Information Security Manual.
  • Is available for hotel system upgrades as needed when needed.
  • Provides timely, accurate, and detailed status reports as requested by manager.

Meeting Technology Needs

  • Assist IT Management in evaluating and making recommendations regarding technology/asset life-cycles.

  • Foresees, identifies and resolves system(s) performance problems.
  • Maintains confidentiality of proprietary information and protects company assets.
  • Verifies property’s technology assets are secure and maintained in accordance with Marriott International policies and standards.
  • Possesses advanced knowledge in the areas of data communications, desktop support, and servers/networks. Uses knowledge to solve 2nd level support issues and train/develop junior staff.
  • Ensures inventory levels for cabling, network systems, and applications exist.
  • Conducts quarterly inventory of applications and hardware as assigned by manager.
  • Ensures all point of sales systems are PCI compliant.
  • Training

    • Responsible for annual PCI Compliance training of all applicable staff and keeps records

    • Creates, coordinates, and presents IT Security Training for all Property Staff, including but not limited to Phishing, Email Scams, Spam, Etc.

  • Incident Reports

    • Completes incident reports for any attempted IT security breaches and any applicable police report

    • Reports all incidents to Corporate IT Manager

  • Wi-Fi

    • Assist to maintain wi-fi is operational at a rate of at least 98% of the time (monthly) for both guests and meeting space

    • Ensures all system errors that result in a loss of staff functions are responded to within 1 hour

    • Ensures all system errors that result in a loss of guest wi-fi are responded to within 2 hours

Forecasting and Complying with Financial Parameters

  • Stays within budget constraints.
  • Assist in reviewing vendor proposals.

Building Successful Relationships

  • Assist IT Manager in Communicating IT standards and best practices as instructed.

  • Is expected to assist IT Manager with presentation of proposals, analyses, projects, cost-models, etc. in a well- written and/or verbally articulate manner.
  • Is viewed as a credible IT team member by subordinates, peers, and senior management.
  • Provides exceptional customer service to associates, management and guest.

  • 2-year associates degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major preferred.

  • 3+ years in the capacity of IT at a medium to large sized Hotel/Resort property consisting of 300 + rooms

  • Experienced in network hardware, desktop, POS systems, operating systems, Opera and Marriott internal applications (MARSHA, PMS, NGS, SFA, etc.)

  • Operating knowledge of Smart Board Technology and Ruckus Wireles System

  • Demonstrated skills in efficient time management

  • Hotel industry work experience, demonstrating progressive career growth and a pattern of exceptional performance.

  • Must be able to work days, nights and weekends.

  • Must be able to move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to walk for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to sit, walk, bend and stoop throughout day.

  • Frequently use hands for keyboard and arms to reach.

  • Peform other job duties as requested by supervisor.

  • Valid driver’s license required.

Communication Requirements:
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

  • Able to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to diffuse anger, collect accurate information and resolve conflicts.

The Westin Anaheim Resort

618 Room Hotel

Opening June 2021: Enjoy the next level in luxury family vacations!

Adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center and across from The Disneyland® Resort, the newly constructed, 618-room AAA 4-Diamond hotel will not only be a place for convention goers but also a stunning luxury retreat for leisure travelers.


  • Directly across from The Disneyland® Resort
  • Exclusive fireworks views from private balconies 
  • Adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center
  • Amazing panoramic views from RISE Rooftop Lounge
  • Seven innovative and exciting restaurants and bars
  • Westin Heavenly Beds® for a great night's sleep
  • 47,542 square feet of meeting space
  • Heated Outdoor pool with private cabanas
  • Expansive state-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT® fitness studio