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Director Information Security- Advanced Red Team
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The Cyber Intelligence organization in Information Security supports American Express's vision to be the World's most respected brand. Our mission is to create and maintain controls that stop attacks early and prevent many attacks from ever occurring by leveraging high quality threat intelligence and conducting sophisticated testing with the Advanced Red Team to directly reduce cyber risk, and to actively partner with industry to strengthen the financial services sector's readiness and resilience to adverse cyber events. American Express is the world's premier service company, and the largest credit card issuer by purchase volume. We're also an equal opportunity employer, made up of people from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and locations. From our high employee satisfaction ratings to our many workplace awards, American Express is consistently recognized as a great place to work by people around the world.
American Express is currently seeking a Director for the Advanced Red Team role.
This position will be reporting to the VP of Information Security.
The successful candidate for this position will be part of an exciting and dynamic environment to build and deliver next generation advanced threat actor simulation capabilities to continuously protect and defend American Express systems and data. The Advanced Red Team is part of the overall IT Risk and Information Security organization responsible for developing and executing various cyber-attacks and assessments. The Red Team assists with identifying opportunities to enhance American Express's information security posture against a broad range of cyber threats, and develop strategies to most effectively address these threats. The successful candidate will lead a team of highly skilled resources whose mission is to constantly identify ways to protect and defend American Express systems and data by designing and executing cyber-attacks that simulate a range of advanced adversaries, partner closely with various leaders and stakeholders to communicate results and help implement key security enhancements.
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 4, 2018, 2:10:14 PM