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Senior Engineer - Java, Go, Vert.x, React - Enterprise Logging Framework

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Job Description

“You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways.  Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible - and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.”

About Enterprise Architecture (EA):

EA as an organization aims to set the bar for technology at American Express. The two main drivers of EA’s success are its frameworks (common services to be leveraged by engineering teams across the enterprise) and its Major Engagements (high priority, business critical projects which need architectural guidance and support). The Senior Engineer in EA will be expected to do hands-on programming to develop reusable, platform-agnostic frameworks, as well as work with product/business teams to design resilient, highly available, scalable distributed systems.

Specifically about this role:

This Senior Engineer position will be part of the Enterprise Logging Framework (ELF) team. We are looking for an outstanding technologist who has both strong programming chops and leadership capabilities; we hope you’re ready to step up to the plate!

Responsibilities:

  • Designing, developing, and supporting shared technology services leveraged by the enterprise
  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 4+ years of software development experience

  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions

  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential

  • Extensive experience in designing and implementing large scale platforms with high resiliency, availability, and reliability.

  • Strong experience in applications with high throughput and performance

  • Experience with micro services architectures and service mesh technologies is preferred.

Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

  • Agile Practices

  • Porting/Software Configuration

  • Programming Languages and Frameworks – Hands on experience in some or all of the following is preferred:

    • Java, Go, Vert.x, React, Envoy, gRPC, ProtoBuf, JSON, CouchBase, Cassandra, Redis, Consul, Jenkins, docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Drools, Elastic Stack, Kafka, Spark

  • Business Analysis

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Business Product Knowledge

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.


ReqID: 21003854
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021, 9:52:59 PM