Information Security Analyst - Converged Infrastructure

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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.

The Network Secure Access team is part of the Network Engineering & Secure Access Management organization.  This team delivers secure remote access solutions across the enterprise.  For instance, virtual private network (VPN) connections, secure data center out-of-band (OOB) access to network equipment and encrypted tunnels for B2B traffic.

  • Perform as a technical subject matter expert for various platforms/applications within network security infrastructure portfolio
  • Responsible for defining and implementing new alerts as new devices are brought online and need to be monitored.
  • Ensure operation procedures are adhered to, and as needed updated, to support capacity, performance, and availability of Network Secure Access-supported platforms
  • Demonstrate well-rounded technical expertise and understanding of computer architecture, computer networking, and computer security
  • Write new operational procedures, as needed, insuring all procedures are clear and auditable
  • Participate in the design of complex global upgrades and migrations
  • Maintain strong working relationships across organizations, vendor partners, and internal customers
  • Ensure infrastructure is managed and operated in accordance with AXP policies and standards including Security compliance
  • Maintain a strong technical and security background, by keeping up with the latest industry best practices


5+ years proven experience using network security infrastructure, automation tools, firewalls, systems administration and troubleshooting tool such as WireShark
Proficient in remote access technologies, network access controls, encryption
Self-motivated with strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, schedule, and meet deadlines (work under pressure with a positive attitude, be flexible, and prioritize tasks)
Experience coding within an Agile framework, using Python and C++ development environments
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team
Associate’s in Computer Engineering or three years of college courses required; Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering or five years of college courses preferred
Additional qualifications desired are expertise in one or more of the following technologies:  Certes TrustNet, Cisco AnyConnect, Juniper Pulse Secure, F5 VPN, Out-of-Band network connectivity appliances such as Lantronix, and Aruba remote access points


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: 19018514
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 8, 2019, 6:18:39 PM