American Express Information Security Analyst in Austin, Texas


· Support mission-critical, operational Email security platform(s)

· Strong customer service focus to successfully interact with end-users and peer teams

· Good understanding of Email security basics (Directory Authentication, Rules & Policies, Virus/Spam defenses, Quarantined email processing, Log Analysis and Tracking, and other general security principles)

· Perform various activities as they relate to Email Security:

o Trouble-shoot and resolve tickets (within SLA) related to operations and end-user requests

o Complete daily/weekly administration tasks related to the email security platform

o Monitor, trouble-shoot and escalate operational security threats and anomalies as needed

o Comply with standard processes and procedures documentation (Run Books)

o Data analysis of reports and logs to identify root causes of incidents

o Attitude and commitment to continuous process improvement


· 1-3 years of Information security experience

· Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment

· Experience working in an enterprise ticketing system (i.e. ServiceNow)

· Active Directory and LDAP knowledge a plus

· Good Email Security and Networking experience- TCP/IP, Firewalls, IPS/IDS, PKI, Load Balancing

· Ability to communicate technical topics and concepts

· Ability to follow standard processes to achieve information security and business objectives

· Solid written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to collaborate with technically and culturally diverse teams

· Ability to coordinate with geographically dispersed teams to achieve results

· Ability to support 24x7x365 on-call rotation as needed

· Financial/Banking experience preferred

Educational requirement: Associates Degree in Information Systems, Information Security, or Information Technology, or equivalent work experience required

Preferred Additional: Industry recognized security certifications including CompTIA Security , SSCP, or CEH are considered a plus. Experience in Regular Expression, scripting and/or automation.

Why American Express

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Title: Information Security Analyst

Location: AL-Montgomery

Other Locations: US-Arizona-Phoenix

Requisition ID: 16014201