American Express Director Information Security in Phoenix, Arizona

Director of Information Security – IS Analytics Operations and Reporting

Description The Information Security Analytics team is seeking a Director of Information Security to lead our Reporting and Operations team. The Director will be responsible for managing all operations across a diverse technology portfolio, as well as the development of InfoSec reporting. The Director must demonstrate a strong proclivity for both process and technology innovation. The leader will be required to build, develop, and manage a high performing operations and development team.

Job Responsibilities * Create a strong Dev Ops culture and develop processes and tools to facilitate fast times to market, technology resilience, and high performance.

  • Work closely with architecture teams to deliver stable, performant, and effective technologies to both the business and developer communities.

  • Define and enforce Service Level Agreements for new and existing technologies integrated into the InfoSec Analytics Platform.

  • Maintain strong relationships with business partners to ensure that the platform continually matches business needs.

  • Should be able to support evaluation and proof-of-concept activities to drive selection of new technologies

  • Should be able to develop standard offerings in the reporting and business intelligence domain to enable self-service data delivery mechanisms for our customers


  • 5 years working knowledge of any major area of Information Security as well as a focus on the following technologies/disciplines: o Understanding and implementation experience for data management functions i.e. ETL, Archival and Data Governance for an enterprise grade data warehouse / data lake.

    o Experience with big data technologies such as Apache Kafka and the Hadoop ecosystem

    o Experience in RDBMS technologies such as Oracle, SQL Server or PostgreSQL as well as other distributed storage solutions e.g. Elastic Search and Apache Solr.

    o Knowledge of Agile development, Agile operations, and Lean approaches to platform engineering

    o Strong understanding of DevOps concepts and emerging toolsets

    o Demonstrated experience in driving innovation and change by identifying new opportunities based on industry best practices, as well as internal and external needs

    o Experience managing reporting and BI solutions such as SSRS, SSAS, PowerBI, Tableau etc.

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

Job Technology

Title: Director Information Security

Location: Arizona-Phoenix

Requisition ID: 17006387