Lead Infrastructure Architect - ONSITE

League City, TX, US, 77573




Job Posting


The  Infrastructure Architect will play a pivotal role in the Enterprise Architecture team by modernizing existing technologies, aligning infrastructure strategies and roadmaps with business goals, and collaborating with various teams and vendors to design a resilient, scalable, and forward-looking infrastructure architecture. This role involves crafting strategies,  defining  standards, guiding principles, and best practices, and ensuring a cohesive and effective infrastructure across the organization.


•    Develop  and implement comprehensive strategies and roadmaps for the organization’s IT infrastructure aligned with business goals and objectives to maximize value, enhance performance, and minimize risk.
•    Analyze  and optimize existing infrastructure technologies, leading efforts towards modernization.
•    Collaborate  with IT (Infrastructure Operations, Application Development, Information Security, Data, and Cloud) and business teams, as well as vendors, to design and review infrastructure architecture to provide the best fit for business needs.
•    Define  standards, guiding principles, and best practices for infrastructure architecture and ensure their implementation across the organization.
•    Lead  infrastructure architectural reviews, participate in decision-making processes, and act as a mentor to junior team members.
•    Integrate  security measures and risk management strategies into the infrastructure architecture.
•    Stay  ahead of the curve on emerging technologies, vendors, and solutions to facilitate enterprise advancement.
•    Demonstrate  a comprehensive understanding of compute, storage, and networking architectures.
•    Collaborate  with Cloud Architect to define connectivity/integration between on-premise and  cloud platforms.
•    Leverage  ServiceNow platform and its capabilities to manage and automate IT infrastructure tasks.
•    Have  working knowledge of DevSecOps platforms  and tools, including IaC and  containerization, to help build resilient and scalable solutions.


•    Bachelor's  or Master's  degree in Computer Science,  Engineering, or a related field.
•    Good  experience with Windows Servers, Linux, IBM (AS400 iSeries, Z, Power servers), Cisco networking, and storage technologies.
•    Proven  track record of data center modernization, security integration, and risk management. Strong knowledge of hybrid cloud architectures (Azure, AWS, or GCP).
•    Experience  with the ServiceNow platform, including designing and implementing workflows for IT infrastructure management.
•    Forward-thinking  and innovative, with a keen eye for new technologies, vendors, and solutions.
•    Ability  to collaborate with diverse teams and align strategies for a cohesive roadmap.
•    Experience  in the insurance industry is a plus.
•    Exceptional  communication skills, capable of conveying complex concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
•    Experience  in Agile methodology is a plus.
•    Professional  certifications like Azure or AWS Architect or similar are advantageous.




American National offers eligible employees and their families medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


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.  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.


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.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


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: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


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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, Former President and CEO.




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