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The Senior Analyst – Information Security is responsible for taking an active and lead role in enhancing security operations in-line with AEO’s complex and growing cyber infrastructure and business operations.  


  • Make recommendations to management on enhancements to existing and new security hardware, software or related tools.  Assist in evaluating, planning, configuration, and implementation of new/existing security applications/tools

  • Update security tools for logging /monitoring, and increasing coverage of existing tools. Implement next-generation enterprise protection tools such network malware detection technologies

  • Perform risk analysis for corporate functional and technical areas relevant to data security

  • Configure, implement, monitor, and support security software/systems that will help ensure compliance with regulatory, industry, and corporate policies and procedures. This includes but is not limited to IDS/IPS (Host/Network/Wireless), secure file transfer, DLP, Full Disk encryption, firewall rule assessments, log management/correlation, secure password storage/retrieval, Application Whitelisting, vulnerability management, etc

  • Ensure security best practices are identified and integrated into all facets of the project including network, system designs/configuration, and implementations

  • Identify and recommend potential areas where existing data security policies and procedures require change, or where a supplement is required to mitigate key security risks. Partner with various business units to enhance security policies/procedures

  • Facilitate penetration testing and audit participation, where applicable

  • Create and maintain data security documentation, policies and procedures

  • Recommend and enforce technical service level standards and procedures for data security

  • Establish alternative security measures to allow for business continuity while protecting the company’s assets

  • Assists in the identification, response, investigation, and remediation of potential breaches of and issues surrounding data security

  • Responsible for executing programs for user awareness, compliance monitoring, and security compliance; maintaining information security devices and software; monitoring compliance procedures; and resolving security policy issues

  • Manage relationships with 3rd party providers of security monitoring and tools to ensure assets are being protected

  • Responsible for providing support during off hours for security

  • Track data security issues to closure in a timely manner by partnering with business units, communicating solutions, and verifying remediation 

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Approve contracts and purchases in accordance with the non-merchandise procurement policy

  • Approve/restrict access to the security infrastructure, including but not limited to: network access, phone access, application and system access, physical access to the datacenter, etc

  • Ability to decide to enact the Incident Response Team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required

  • Security certification such as CISSP, CISM, etc

  • Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred

  • Five years of information technology experience including project management and security concepts for technology systems (OSI model, applications, platforms, etc.)

  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills

  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team

  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management

  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting

Our people come first. We employ more than 30,000 associates throughout the world and we believe that a truly diverse workplace is the result of an inclusive culture. It’s about more than simply bringing together people who are different, it’s about celebrating what makes us real.


We strive to be an employer of choice - a place where people are excited to come to work because they believe in what we do, enjoy working with each other, and have fun doing it.  In addition to our great culture we offer generous benefits including health, well-being, time off, flexibility, discounts on merchandise, casual dress code and even free on-site parking!


Learn more at www.AEO-Inc.com


American Eagle Outfitters is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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