Express Scripts IT Security Analyst - Threat and Vulnerability in St. Louis, Missouri

Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: REQ20005294


Express Scripts must stay ahead of ever-evolving threats in order to protect our clients and patients. This role is responsible for monitoring the cyber landscape to identify threats to the company, assess and drive remediation in areas of vulnerability, and harden our networks and applications against cyber-attacks. This is a highly technical role for someone with 2 - 5 years of experience in the information/cyber security field.


  • Research, evaluate, and assess emerging cyber threats to Express Scripts digital assets

  • Prioritize and identify security risks, threats and vulnerabilities in networks, systems, and applications

  • Perform network vulnerability security scans to identify cyber vulnerabilities

  • Implement threat modeling techniques

  • Identify security weaknesses in the technical and operating environment

  • Analyze the technology operating environment and advise on remediation of vulnerabilities in internal and external systems

  • Partner closely with system and network administrators to educate teams on information security best practices

  • Generate platform vulnerability, remediation, and action plan reports


  • 2+ years’ experience with bachelors or 8+ years equivalent experience

  • A technical background or field of undergraduate study (e.g. Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Network Technology and Security) is required

  • Strong decision-making and prioritization skills

  • Action oriented, results driven

  • Experience with command line on Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Basic knowledge of information security or cyber security challenges to large organizations

  • Experience using Microsoft Excel for data analysis and report generation

  • Application development knowledge and experience is desirable, but not required

  • Experience with SQL Query is desired, but not required.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills



Information Security prioritizes the protection and security of all client, patient and company information and data. They do this by proactively identifying the sophisticated landscape of threat actors and environmental risks associated with unauthorized access and service disruptions. This vital group focuses on preserving system reliability and business continuity, protecting the strong brand Express Scripts has in the marketplace, and maximizing the company’s defenses against external and internal threats.


Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.

Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes.

Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the 'Most Admired Companies' in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services.

We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.

Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation.

Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.