1+ months

Associate Analyst, IT Vulnerability Management

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 40422 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

This job is a member of the Technology Team, within the Information Technology Division. This role provides support to the Cybersecurity (CS) Vulnerability Management team. Additionally, this role provides strong enterprise experience towards running vulnerability analyses/penetration tests by identifying weaknesses in infrastructure, applications, and process while also recommending mitigation possibilities. This service provides enterprise visibility into strategic, ongoing related incident, and high visibility vulnerabilities within the enterprise.

What you'll do

As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced.  Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations.

  • Perform manual penetration tests and execute against identified targets (scheduled and ad-hoc)
  • Execute adversarial emulation attacks against identified targets using Safebreach software.
  • Tracks via remediation management system and provides a wiki-style format to capture recommendation, analysis and facts, and links to other research
  • Populates data visualization tool (such as Tableau, Brinqa, and Hygieia) for reporting vulnerability metrics by system and owner
  • Researches vulnerabilities to determine attack vectors and possible vulnerable targets
  • Coordinates with business, IT teams, and Technology Risk Management (TRM) to remediate compliance findings in a timely manner while addressing risk reduction objectives
  • Demonstrates continuous improvement mindset
  • Maintains an effective approach to problem solving, multi-tasking, coordinating, and scheduling in accordance with stated goals to ensure visibility and predictability
  • Travels, as require

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 1 years of hands-on technical security engineering experience


    Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

    • 3+ years of hands-on technical security engineering experience
    • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups; strong
    • presentation and technical documentation skills
    • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
    • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently


      Skills, Licenses & Certifications

      • Ability to install, configure, and administer Penetration testing tools. (Ex. Binary Ninja, Cobalt Strike, Immunity, JetBrains, Portswigger, etc..)
      • Ability to install, configure, troubleshoot, and administer VM Platform(s). (Ex. ProofPoint, Safebreach, Brinqa, etc.)
      • Experience with Safebreach adversarial emulation tool or similar adversarial emulation tools.
      • Familiarity with NIST Special Publications (e.g. 800-171,800-53, CSF)
      • Familiarity with PCI DSS Compliance standards and scanning practices
      • Ability to code and script Python, SQL, BASH, or PowerShell
      • Deep understanding of the technical architecture of IT systems built using Windows, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, VMware, Citrix, Oracle, and MySQL platforms
      • Working knowledge of networking and security technologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, and load balancers
      • Working knowledge of common database platforms
      • Experience in DevOps Toolchain methodologies, including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

      What you'll get

      Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

      • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
      • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
      • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
      • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
      • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

      Feel Free to be yourself at American

      From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

      Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

      Additional Locations: None
      Requisition ID: 40422 


      Posted: 2021-03-05 Expires: 2021-05-03
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