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Senior Information Security Analyst - Penetration Testing

Company: American Express
Location: Montpelier
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionYou Lead the Way. Weve Got Your Back.At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether were supporting our customers financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining whats possible - and were proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.American Express Application Security Team seeks a Sr. Information Security Analyst to drive integrated teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key security initiatives. The positon will work within and across business units to prioritize, plan, and execute application testing for major product releases. This position will be accountable and responsible for delivering Application testing and remediation solutions from project initiation to project closure. The individual will also develop and track progress against detailed plans including schedules, technical and business requirements, cost estimates, resources plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, issues resolution and capacity planning within the Pen Testing team.Purpose of the Role:To reduce the technology secuirty risks within the company's computer environment by locating exposed vulnerabilities.Responsibilites:This position will be accountable and responsible for delivering Application testing and remediation solutions from project initiation to project closure. He/She will also develop and track progress against detailed plans including schedules, technical and business requirements, cost estimates, resources plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, issues resolution and capacity planning.QualificationsCritical Factors to Success:

  • Posses the technical and organizational skills to be able to follow an approved testing methodology.
  • Be able to communicate, verbally and in writing, security risks to both a business and technical audience.Past Experience:
    • 7 years of related work experience including 4 years of technology penetration testing.Academic Background:
      • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field preferred (or equivalent work experience)
      • Functional Skills/Capabilities:
      • Participates in the development of plans and strategies for information security, service continuity and other risk processes and programs
      • Working directly with application team devepors to communicate vulnerabilities and remediation options at a technical level.Technical Skills/Capabilities:
        • Be capable of performing in-depth secuirty analysis of appllications and infrastructure.
        • Be able to identify oportunities for business logic abuse.Knowledge of Platforms:
          • Posses a high level of understanding in the field of web application development.Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.Job: TechnologyPrimary Location: United StatesOther Locations: US-New York, US-Florida, US-ArizonaSchedule Full-timeTags #LI-REMOTEReq ID: 21005116

Keywords: American Express, New England , Senior Information Security Analyst - Penetration Testing, Professions , Montpelier, Northeast

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