Information Security Analyst I

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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.




Function Description:


Responsible for performing analysis of Mainframe Identity and Access Management settings and controls and taking action to address enterprise risk within American Express.



Purpose of the Role:


Information Security Analyst role within Mainframe Identity and Access Management is an integral member of a team that designs and implements access controls within the American Express Mainframe Environment.  This position is responsible for developing analytics, executing administration of IDs and access and collaborating on solutions to reduce risk at American Express.





Perform RACF Administration Activities


Analyze usage and access patterns to identify risk


Integrate innovative solutions to reduce risk at American Express.


Enforce Security Controls to ensure compliance to standards as well as address internal and external security thr


Critical Factors to Success:

A keen interest to learn new skills

Understanding of cyber security threats


Past Experience:

2+ years within Information Security

Academic Background:

Functional Skills/Capabilities:

Strong analytical/problem solving skills

Demonstrated ability to work in an Agile environment


Technical Skills/Capabilities:


Knowledge of Platforms:

Database, Mainframe


ReqID: 19018540
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 9, 2019, 10:43:00 PM