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Devops / Build & Release Engineer

New York, New York; Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

Mobile & Web Engineering is looking for an experienced devops / build & release engineer to help in the Mobile Engineering team. In this role, you'd be working daily with the Android, iOS, and backend mobile teams to help make their building, testing, and deployment processes efficient, robust, and easy to use.

If you were to join our team, these are the kinds of things you'd do:

Recommend best practices for CI/CD and help the mobile teams improve and maintain their build, test, and deploy pipelines

Manage automated configuration of Linux + OSX build and test infrastructure with tools like Ansible and Docker


Deploy changes to a fully configuration-as-code Jenkins cluster, tweaking and debugging Pipelines, plugins, and more

Improve and maintain tools for logging, monitoring, alerting and operational metric dashboarding


Work closely with mobile developers and leaders to ensure team satisfaction.


Requirements for this position:

  • Several years' work experience as a hands-on devops or software developer
  • Proficiency with scripting languages (shell, Python, Groovy, etc.) and system programming in Linux and OSX
  • Hands-on experience with tools like Ansible, Docker, Jenkins, Grafana/Sensu, ElasticSearch
  • Hands-on experience managing deployments in cloud infrastructure platforms
  • Highly organized and able to multitask effectively
  • Able to weigh several, often conflicting constraints and make rapid decisions in a high-pressure environment
  • A thorough understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery
Also critical to your success:
  • Finding joy in solving problems for others and helping teams learn about CI/CD processes and pipelines
  • The insight to notice problems in how we work, and the initiative to fix them
  • The ability to see and to understand the larger context in which your team works and to craft solutions within that context
  • Adaptability to changes in processes, organizational structures and business conditions
  • A strong belief in your personal responsibility for ensuring quality craftsmanship
  • An open, collaborative spirit

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

ReqID: 18005081
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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