Information Security Analyst - Identity and Access Managemen

at American Express in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


You Lead the Way. We’ve 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 we’re 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 what’s possible – and we’re 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.

From building next-generation apps and microservices to helping develop AI solutions to further enhance security controls within Identity and Access Management, you could be doing transformational work that brings our iconic, global brand into the future. As a part of our tech team, we could work together to bring ground-breaking and diverse ideas to life that power the digital systems, services, products and platforms that millions of customers around the world depend on. If you love to work with APIs, contribute to open source, or use the latest technologies, we’ll support you with an open environment and learning culture to grow your career.

Organizational Context:

Reports to a Director of Information Security. Works with technology and partners across business functions/processes to ensure alignment, understanding and ongoing communication on security controls, compliance and InfoSec risk management. Works individually and with teams on both structured and unstructured assignments.

How will you make an impact in this role?

+ Collaborate with technology, information security, and business partners

+ Learn and understand security policies and standards

+ Measure, improve and administer Identity and Access Management Information Security Controls

+ Prepare material on information security (reports, presentations, spreadsheets, etc.)

+ Document processes and requirements

+ Analyze large amounts of data

Range of Impact/Influence

+ Supports efforts to ensure security standard methodologies, policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to

AET Role Framework Only: Responsible for assisting with activities designed to systematically manage security and IT operational risk, such as information security, service continuity, and/or project oversight, including IT controls and the related management of compliance with regulatory guidance. Provides first and second level technical support to security, continuity or other risk systems and tools.


+ Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business

+ Administration or other related field preferred

+ Cyber Security education and/or experience preferred

High Performance Behaviors:

+ Asks appropriate questions when needed

+ Ability to prioritize more than one task at a time

+ Adapts to changing circumstances

+ Continually seeks and learns from feedback

+ Demonstrates a positive attitude

+ Communicates effectively both written and verbal


+ Strong verbal and written interpersonal skills

+ Knowledge or awareness in information security, compliance, assurance, and/or other security standard methodologies and principles

+ Real passion for learning

Technology Skills You’ll Use Every Day:

+ Adaptive Communication

+ Agile Practices

+ Industry and Company Knowledge

+ Organizational Change

+ Technical Acuity

+ Technology Industry Trends

Game Changers:

+ Flexibility

+ Collaboration & Partnership

+ Continuous Improvement

+ Courage

+ Curiosity

+ Resourcefulness

+ Servant Leadership

+ Tenacity

Role/Strengths You’ll Need:

+ Technical

+ Emerging Technologies

+ System/Platform Domain Knowledge


+ Business Risk Management

+ Information Security


+ Analytical Thinking

+ Relationship Management


+ Business Case Development

+ Regulatory Compliance

“Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.”

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

“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: Technology

Primary Location: United States

Other Locations: US-Arizona-Phoenix

Schedule Full-time


Req ID: 21023621

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Job Posting: JC193600589

Posted On: Sep 30, 2021

Updated On: Nov 03, 2021