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Engineer - Enterprise Cloud Platform

Palo Alto, California; Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

You won’t just shape the world of software.

You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.

 

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 Force.com?


Then you should consider this innovative and disruptive opportunity where you can be a key transformative contributor to a rock star engineering team which will deliver the next generation enterprise application platform (PaaS/IaaS) for American Express.


In this role, you will gain experience in building a scalable, secure, Highly available infrastructure and platform-as-a-service (PaaS/IaaS) by using a variety of technologies such as OpenStack and OpenShift and get exposure to open source

projects such as Openshift, Kubernetes, Google Go, Docker and Vagrant, Hadoop 2.0, Spark, Storm.


You will work with a variety of programming languages such as Java, Node.js and Go (Golang) to enable mobile payment, web application and analytic developments. You will work with best Continuous Integration and Continuous Deploy tools to automate integration of Continuous delivery with IaaS/PaaS


Furthermore, you will contribute to build developer and devOps friendly tools that allow monitoring, diagnosing and debugging of the platform services and its hosted applications and you will design and implement a continuous platform

delivery release model which enables high availability of services during platform releases and upgrades.

- Owns technical aspects of software development

- Performs hands-on architecture, design and development of systems

- Develops deep understanding of tie-ins with other systems and platforms

- Writes code and unit tests, works on API specs, automation, and conducts code reviews and testing

- Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies

- Provides continuous support for ongoing application availability

- Works closely with product owners on feature sets that impact multiple platforms and products

- Works with product owners to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing a list of technical requirements based

on industry trends, new technologies, known defects, and issues


Please note, salary increases in case of a lateral move are provided only on an exception basis and in line with compensation guidelines.

 

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
  • Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide

Qualifications

Are you up for the challenge?

 
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience, is preferred

  • 2+ years of software development experience in anyone: Java, Python, Go, nodejs
  • 2+ years of Linux Experience. Preferably contributed to Opensource projects
  • Preferably, exposure to Container & Orchestration Technologies such as Docker, rkt, CloudFoundry, Kubernetes, Openshift  etc.
  • 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

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: 18013860
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 6, 2018, 5:52:34 PM
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