Information SecuritySpecialist

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Job Description

You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible — and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.

It’s more than protecting systems and data.

It’s protecting people.

Our Information Security Specialists know that security is a top priority for our business and our partners and customers. Today, as cyber-attacks increase and compliance is more rigorously enforced, we look to them to stay ahead of what’s next and to protect our business and our future.  So if you are dedicated to the latest technology and motivating others, secure your career here.

You won’t just see the problem coming, you’ll see the solution. 

New threats to our business, our partners and customers appear on the horizon every day, so no two days are the same. But there are some things you can count on doing: 

Providing guidance on information security processes, controls, and compliance, and information security risk management to team members

Encouraging employee contribution, such as feedback, career development planning, and goal setting.

Developing mainframe Identity and Access Management controls via multiple methods (purchased products, code development and deployment, etc.)

Responding to changes in the regulatory environment and assisting other organizations in doing the same.

Making strategic recommendations to enhance information security, including processes, procedures, governance approaches, and compliance.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Minimum Qualifications

10+ years’ experience in Information Technology with focus on Mainframe Environments

5+ years’ experience in Information Security.

5+ years experience in Mainframe Identity and Access Management

Deep competence in designing, deploying and operating Mainframe Identity and Access Management Controls

Should have experience in large scale deployments of RACF

Understanding of broader IAM solution landscape, including but not limited to, Identity Lifecycle Management, Mainframe Access Management & Identity Governance.

Proficiency in JCL, REXX, COBOL, JAVA

Experience in Certificate, SSH Keys & API keys management (preferred)

Experience in ITIL based Service Operations – incident, problem & change management.

Linux or Unix system administration certification (preferred)

CompTIA Security+, CISSP, (preferred)

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

ReqID: 21000165
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2021, 4:26:28 PM