Information Security Specialist

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Job Description

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.

Responsible for technical leadership and delivery for enterprise secrets management capabilities.  Expertise with CyberArk Privileged Access Security capabilities is required; Enterprise Password Vault, Privileged Session Manager, SSH Key Manager, and Privileged Threat Analytics.  Responsibilities also include developing application-to-application secrets management integrations that are easily consumed.

Lead Band 30 and contractor resources to deliver results against defined PAM program goals and objectives.  Provide strong thought leadership within the PAM and outward to the larger Identity and Access Management and Information Security missions.  Provide expert consultation to customers and consumers.  Develop capabilities that reduce risk, improve the user experience, and support efficiencies that reduce cost and time to market.


  • CyberArk certification preferred
  • CISSP, CISM, or other professional security certification preferred
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Security or equivalent experience and expertise preferred.
  • Knowledge or awareness in security, service continuity, compliance and/or other risk domain(s) helpful.
  • Requires knowledge of a minimum of several business and technical functional capabilities in the following areas: security architecture; security engineering; threat management; vulnerability management; electronic discovery; computer and data breach incident management; data protection; forensics; 3rd party/vendor management; security monitoring; cryptography; security operations and administration; access management; security policies and standards; security awareness; business continuity; disaster recovery; IT risk management and controls; web security; data security; network security; system security, technology operations and compliance
  • Technology Core Competencies:
    • Adaptive Communication
    • Agile Practices
    • Industry and Company Knowledge
    • Organizational Change Management
    • Technical Acumen
    • Technology Industry Trends
  • Game Changers:
    • Adaptability
    • Collaboration & Teamwork
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Courage
    • Curiosity
    • Ingenuity
    • Servant Leadership
    • Tenacity
  • Role Core Competencies:
    • Emerging Technologies
    • System/Platform Domain Knowledge
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: 19017237
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 19, 2019, 11:15:11 PM