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Senior Linux Systems Engineer

League City, TX, US, 77573

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.

American National is seeking a Senior Linux Systems Engineer.  This role is responsible for the design, review, and implementation of secure infrastructure software and systems within our Intel based server computing platforms. 



• Infrastructure champion for the design, development, implementation and/or ongoing maturation of NIST 800 security and compliance efforts.

• Review/analyze security vulnerabilities and perform technical risk assessments across distributed systems, middleware services, and business applications

• Develop test plan and implement testing prior to new systems rollout into production environment(s)

• Lead infrastructure participant during Cybersecurity incident or investigation

• Administers servers and server applications, including applying security patches, software updates, and operating system (OS) upgrades.

• Troubleshoots server issues and takes the steps necessary to resolve them during and after business hours.

• Plans and participates in disaster recovery testing.

• Participates in projects that may involve coordination with Corporate Technology Services team members at other locations.

• Documents and maintains procedures regarding responsible systems and servers.



• Bachelor's degree in information technology field or related field, or equivalent experience.

• Minimum of seven years of system administrator experience in a client-server environment.

• Experience building automation tools using scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell

• Detailed Knowledge of CVSS, OWASP Top 10 and Vulnerability Exploitability ratings

• Complete understanding of Active Directory, with focus on GPO creation / Implementation.




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: Linux, Social Media, Middleware, Testing, Technology, Marketing

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