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IT Manager Lead of Investment and Retirement Systems

Galveston, TX, US, 77550

Who we are.

American National is a successful and stable corporation guided by five core values: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork. We are among America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies according to Forbes. We’ve spent the last 110+ years earning this reputation and we work each day to expand this legacy. We know we’re not just selling insurance, we’re providing security and peace of mind to our 5 million policyholders.


The growth, innovation and success of American National are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering exceptional service to our clients. Success begins and ends with our people. Their loyalty and dedication to American National is why we’re successful.

If you share our values and can contribute to our mission of providing the highest quality service to our clients, we want to hear from you!


Why join us?

We know that our employees’ lives encompass much more than the time they spend at work. To help them maintain a healthy work/life balance, we’ve compiled a generous benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and referral bonuses.


We’ve also incorporated unique benefits like our volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a non-profit of their choice. Healthy employees are productive employees so we also have a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more. ​


Team Lead of Investment and Retirement Systems

This position will lead a team of 4 developers across 2 locations, League City and Galveston, in support of multiple cloud, on premise vendor supported and internally developed systems. Systems responsibilities include: Retirement Services (401K and pension systems), Investment Accounting, Reporting and Trading Applications, and Mortgage Loan and Real Estate Systems. 



  • Formulates direction on a variety of matters consistent with broad goals and long-term organizational objectives and provides guidance and leadership to the Investment and Retirement Services team.   
  • Develops and administers methods and techniques for driving out technical and business solutions. 
  • Critical focus on relationship management with multiple stakeholders while protecting the integrity and reliability of our systems.
  • The Team Leader is responsible for the reliability and technical health of systems and is tasked with making decisions that will positively influence the performance and up-time.



  • A college degree and 5 years of system development work experience.
  • The successful Team Leader must be dynamic, able to multi-task, and be detail oriented.
  • Experience with any of the following systems or disciplines would be beneficial - Camra Investment Accounting, FIS Relius, FIS OFAC, Yardi Systems and/or Precision LM.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills and the ability to coordinate technical resources to meet business objectives.
  • Experience with project coordination, change management and audit exposure is preferred. 
  • Ability to work out of Galveston and League City.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. 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 always have the ability to determine their application status by logging into our Career Portal.


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


American National is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of 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.




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