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Associate Systems Programmer

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 an Associate Systems Programmer.  This is an entry level Systems Programming technical position responsible for assisting senior team members with the installation and maintenance of computing infrastructure software.  Under the direction of senior staff, this position is responsible for day-to-day assignments that help to teach and reinforce basic systems programming skills.



  • Working in an apprentice role, utilize training materials as appropriate to complete training exercises as assigned.
  • Assist senior staff with the installation of systems software and related technologies.
  • Gain an understanding of jobs, processes and tasks associated with the general maintenance activities for the overall computing complex.
  • Work on a mentoring basis to monitor systems performance and availability using available system monitoring tools.
  • Become familiar with available documentation used for on-call duties, systems, processes, and problem solving.


  • Associates degree in Information Technology field or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of four years as a mainframe application developer or operator is required.
  • Basic understanding of mainframe environment including JCL, job scheduling, TSO, on-line systems, DB and file systems and programming languages. (Knowledge of Assembler language is a plus).
  • Proficient troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Able to function both independently and in a team environment





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

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