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Red Team Sr. Data Analyst

New York, New York
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description



The AXP Advanced Red Team reduces cyber risk by understanding and actioning threat intelligence, and by uncovering vulnerabilities in the enterprise cyber environment through coordinated ethical hacking scenarios.


In this role you will work closely with other members of the AXP Red Team to plan, coordinate, execute and report on sophisticated ethical hacking exercises, to identify cyber vulnerabilities and reduce the risk posture of enterprise systems. You will identify and use various data sources to develop scenarios used to simulate the tactics, techniques, and procedures of a variety of threat actors. You will also analyze Red Team findings to improve the quality of recommendations to senior management on effective countermeasures to ensure optimal security control posture for the enterprise.




·       The Red Team Data Analyst  oversees or prepares materials (reports, presentations, spreadsheets, etc.) to enable informed decision making; guide the verification of completeness, accuracy and relevance of data in support of Red Team Operations

·       Provide technical or analytical guidance as needed for issue management, project assessments, and reporting            

·       Supports data analysis activities for exercises and and reporting purposes

·       Responsible for evaluation and automation of products and procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness.

·       Experience in planning, documenting scope and estimating work effort, producing quality deliverables on time and budget.

·       Develop and debug complex code, conduct code reviews, and mentor other developers on coding in alignment with best practices.




·       Must have experience in analytics, infrastructure technology, big data requirement definition, security event monitoring or some combination thereof. 

·       Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, or 4+ years of experience

·       Demonstrated experience with scripting languages such as python, PHP, VBA or Unix/Linux shell scripting required

·       Proficient in database technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server, Postgres SQL, MySQL, DB2 etc.

·       Proficient in reporting solutions such as Microsoft SSRS.

·       Professional certification preferred (e.g. CISA, CISSP, CISM etc.)

Preferred Additional Qualifications

·       Experience in offensive security, penetration testing or vulnerability assessment

·       Critical thinking and able to influence others through presentation of facts

·       Highly organized, detail-orientated with the ability to synthesize large amounts of data.

·       Strong verbal and written communications and presentation skills

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: 18003363
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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