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American Express Information Security Analyst-Application Security in Helena, Montana


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.

It’s more than protecting systems and data. It’s protecting people. Our Information Security Analysts know that security is a top priority for our business and our partners and customers. Today, as cyber-attacks increase and compliance is more rigorously enforced, we look to them to stay ahead of what’s next and to protect our business and our future. So if you are dedicated to the latest technology and motivating others, secure your career here. You won’t just see the problem coming, you’ll see the solution. New threats to our business, our partners and customers appear on the horizon every day, so no two days are the same.

Here are some things you can count on doing:

  • Providing guidance on information security processes, controls, and compliance, and information security risk management to team members

  • Encouraging employee contribution, such as feedback, career development planning, and goal setting.

  • Developing plans and strategies for information security tools, processes, and programs

  • Responding to changes in the regulatory environment and assisting other organizations in doing the same.

Making strategic recommendations to enhance information security, including processes, procedures, governance approaches, and compliance.


Do you have what it takes to lead the way in cyber security?

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with others in English.

  • 2 years of experience in application penetration testing, red team, or Security Operations Center (SOC) analyst, preferably as a mid or senior resource.

  • Strong knowledge of OWASP Top 10 and the ability to articulate web security risks and determine threat level.

  • Knowledge of dynamic web application scanners is a plus, including (but not limited to) OWASP Zed Attack Proxy, Kali Linux, Metasploit, BURP Suite, HP WebInspect, Qualys, or WhiteHat.

  • Demonstrated time management skills and strong work ethic, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.

  • Possession of industry standard certification such as OSCP, CISSP, CEH, GMOB, GWAPT, GPEN and/or other relevant penetration testing related certifications is a plus.

  • Information Security, Security Testing, and/or Risk Analysis Experience.

At the core of Information Security Management.

Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

  • Agile Practices

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Business Process Improvement

  • Business Risk Management

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Coaching and Mentoring

  • Business Case Development

  • Industry and Company Knowledge

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: Technology

Primary Location: United States

Schedule Full-time


Req ID: 21026664