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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. 
American Express Enterprise Cloud platform (eCP) provides a platform that enables business applications to have Faster Time-to-Market for American Express.
eCP offers dynamic rapid code-to-development models and services such as Platform-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, DB-as-a-Service, Analytics-as-a-Service, Messaging-as-a-Service, CICD Pipelines, etc. for application developers in a hybrid cloud environment. eCP enables Application developers to write modern scalable cloud native applications.
Come join the PaaS Hybrid Cloud Team in building the next generation of public and private cloud platforms. Ever wondered what it takes to build a highly available, global scale enterprise wide private PaaS/IaaS cloud platform with an Open Source technology stack and to achieve up-times SLA of Amazon, Google and salesforce.com? Then you should consider this innovative and disruptive opportunity where you can be a key transformative contributor to a world-class engineering team building and maintaining the PaaS platform (PaaS/IaaS) for American Express. The goal of the team is to continue to build upon a robust platform as a service in support of hosting applications both in the private cloud environment as well as in multiple public clouds.
 
 You won’t just shape the world of software. You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.   Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.   You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground.    There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:   - 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 - 

 Focus:
Designs, develops, solves problems, debugs, evaluates, modifies, deploys, and documents software and systems that meet the needs of customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end user applications.
Organizational Context:
Member of a Cloud engineering team reporting to an Engineering Director.
How will you make an impact in this role?
Software Development
 
  • Function as member of an agile team by contributing to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation)
  • Participate in code reviews and automated testing
  • Debug basic software components and identify code defects for remediation
  • Enable the deployment, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments
  • Automate deployments in test or production environments
  • Automatically scale applications based on demand projections
  • Contribute in several large projects in the hybrid cloud owning all technical aspects of software development, focused cloud platform enablement.
  • Performs hands-on architecture, design and development of Cloud APIs.
  • Understand systems and architectures to quickly identify potential problems.
  • Assists in implementing solutions for cloud platform enablement. - Sees opportunities to adopt innovative technologies.
  • Provides continuous support for ongoing application availability.
  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Using cutting-edge technologies to implement a hybrid cloud platform as a service.
  • Understand the current implementation of the cloud platform and look for improvements to the platform and dependencies.
 
Leadership
 
  • Demonstrate increased self-reliance to achieve team goals
  • Influence team members with creative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking
 
 
Range of Impact/Influence:
  • Accountable for team completing work you’re leading and work you are doing as agreed upon
  • Accountable to team for delivery of quality work
 

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Experience:
Up to 6 years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:
•Bachelor's or master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience
•3+ years of software development experience in Go or Java.
•Experience developing REST APIs in Go or Java programming language.
•Exposure of building distributed microservices.
•Exposure and fair understanding of Container & Orchestration Technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes/ Openshift
•Exposure of CICD pipelines and GITHUB
•Understanding or exposure of using NoSQL databases, Logging and Monitoring tools such as Prometheus, Splunk, ELK, Dynatrace, or AppDynamics.
 
 
High Performance Behaviors:
  • Recognizes opportunities to adopt innovative technologies to enable business capabilities
  • Keeps up to date on current research and technology in the industry
  • Recognizes the importance of collaboration to achieve objectives
  • Clearly communicates ideas and concepts to others
  • Finds opportunities within projects and acts on own initiative without being prompted, including making appropriate decisions as vital
  • Provides feedback to team members in code reviews
  • Drive creative changes & continuous improvements
  • Mentors and guides junior team members to success within the team
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potentia 
 
At the core of Software Engineering, every member of our team should be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business skills you'll use every day, including:
 
•Agile Practices
•Porting/Software Configuration
•Programming Languages and Frameworks
•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.
 
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

ReqID: 21009033
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: May 7, 2021, 11:56:42 AM