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Technology Associate - Global Technology Operation Services

Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.

Provides support for major enterprise applications within the organization. Contributes in the investigation and resolution of incidents and problems in systems and services. Contributes with problem identification, escalation and the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures. Contributes with the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures. Works closely with development teams to ensure that quality standards are adhered to during development and implementation, and contributes to Post-Implementation Reviews.

Reviews root cause analysis and resolution of problems
Participates in the development and deployment of preventative maintenance procedures
Contributes to Service Delivery deliverables that meet the agreed quality standards of documentation and reporting
Participates in Disaster Recovery Testing
Participates with the product engineering and delivery & integration teams via Retrospectives/Post-Implementation Reviews to ensure quality standards are adhered to during development and implementation
Contributes to continuous service improvement by maintaining best practices and knowledge repositories
Contributes to the status of incidents, preventative solutions and resolutions to the Service Delivery Senior Analyst and/or Service Delivery Manager/Director
Participates in discussions between the Business Unit CIO and Infrastructure teams


Up to 2 years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as : Exposure to design and coding across one or more platforms and languages (e.g. Java, HTML5, JavaScript, .NET, JCL, COBOL) as appropriate. General Knowledge of distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms and relational databases.  
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering or related field strongly desired. Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
Able to understand of Agile practices.
Able to understand and leverage data structures and associated components
Takes part in reviews of own work and reviews of colleagues’ work
Has understanding of the core tools used in business and data analysis
Incident and Problem management
Understanding of Service Level Management
Able to demonstrate analytical thinking and adaptive communication
Able to demonstrate problem solving
Understanding of the core components of application support
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: 19002479
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2019, 12:01:16 PM
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