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Senior Engineer - Enterprise Cloud Platform (QE - SDET)

Palo Alto, California
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

About American Express Enterprise Cloud Platform (eCP):


American Express Enterprise Cloud platform (eCP) provides comprehensive platform that enables business critical applications to have Faster Time-to-Market for American Express. eCP offers fast-paced 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.


Job Description:


As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be leading and driving the implementation of the next generation of Platform-as-a-Service for American Express. You will be working closely with our Software Engineers, Business Partners and Systems Engineers and have an opportunity to work with multitude of tools and technologies.


  • Leverage coding expertise to develop and maintain test tools and frameworks to validate unit, integration and functional API tests
  • Design and develop mock frameworks to help QE team complete E2E testing by stubbing out various different components
  • Develop API libraries that can be used by QE team to extend the integration testing for various cloud platform integration workflows (i.e. PaaS, IaaS, CI/CD, Network)
  • Research market and industry trends in the development and maintenance of test tools and frameworks
  • Work closely with development, QE and infrastructure teams to collaborate on tools and methods to improve the quality of cloud platform offerings
  • Develop complex integration test cases based on formal and informal requirements, debug and isolate bugs and drive to resolution
  • Integrate test automation with Jenkins and execute regression tests on nightly build
  • Experience with CI/CD and project management tools (e.g. Git, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence)
  • Mentor QE team members on test automation best practices
  • Help out with manual testing efforts during crunch phase


  • 5+ years hands-on Java development experience
  • 2+ years TestNG or Junit experience
  • 2+ year experience building / Testing REST API’s
  • 3+ years in Linux, particularly Red Hat/CentOS
  • 1+ years Jenkins experience
  • 1+ years Maven experience
  • 1+ year Docker
Nice to haves:

  • Exposure to Groovy or willing to learn
  • WebDriver automation experience a big plus
  • Experience with Cloud technologies (OpenShift, OpenStack, Kubernetes)
  • Knowledge on logging & monitoring tools like Splunk, AppDynamics, Grafana, etc is a plus
  • Experience in Docker, Vagrant, Kubernetes is a plus
  • Fast learner, eager to use and understand new technologies
  • Detail oriented, with solid analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Can demonstrate dedication to quality and have a positive, collaborative approach to testing
  • Self-motivated; always in the look-out for improvement opportunities and can work independently
  • Knowledge in cloud/cloud consumption (primarily in private cloud)
At the core of Software Engineering
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
  • Business Analysis
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Product Knowledge
Why American Express 
Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

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: 18013028
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Aug 23, 2018, 6:27:18 PM
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