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Systems Analyst Trainee

Galveston, TX, US, 77550

American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

The PolicyLink Team within Life and Annuity Systems is seeking a Systems Analyst Trainee for our Galveston, TX location. 


The successful Systems Analyst displays the ability and aptitude to learn the complex inner workings of a large policy administration system, and based on the provided business requirements, designs a creative, effective, and efficient solution within the system.  The Systems Analyst then translates that design into a documented technical specification that is appropriate for all audiences:  a programmer can code from the specification, and a business user can understand the changes to anticipate within the system.


Essential Functions and Duties:


  • Become skilled at the following:
  • Applying technical concepts and skills with knowledge of the company’s internal policies and procedures to research system functionality and to solve moderate-to-complex analysis and design problems in creative and effective ways
  • Producing high-quality documentation that is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Following assignments through to completion
  • Completing assignments that extend to new technologies and business processes with little assistance from management
  • Collaborating with team members when designing solutions
  • Presenting documentation, design solutions, and research findings in a manner that is clear, accurate and easily understood by the intended audience.
  • Providing optimal service to all internal and external customers
  • Work occasional night and weekend hours to meet target dates





  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Experience in these areas is a plus:
    • Life insurance or annuity knowledge
    • Application design experience in a life insurance or annuity policy administration system
    • Application developer experience


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.


Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN


American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

Job Segment: Systems Analyst, Trainee, Social Media, Programmer, Application Developer, Technology, Entry Level, Marketing

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