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Release Train Engineer

London, United Kingdom
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description


Don’t just have a great idea, build it. 


American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

 

We’re committed to becoming the world’s most respected service brand and daily deliver extraordinary service to our customers, constantly reinventing our ways of working to ensure we offer rich rewards that redefine expectations for our clients and ourselves.

 

This job might be for you if ….

  • You are a Release Train Engineer who understands that “good enough” is never enough

  • You have a passion for modern technology and creative solutions

  • You like interacting with and helping people, and get a kick out of getting them to those aha! moments

  • You can form great working relationships quickly and also add value by introducing best practice design and techniques learned elsewhere


The successful applicant will join a new Supplier Payments team in American Express, London.

 

We are working to build an exciting transformation of a high-profile financial platform across both UI and API environments; involving both green field and brown field development.

 

The RTE will drive processes and execution oversight across multiple global teams & platforms.  They will look to support Scrum Masters by resolving or escalating impediments, manage risk and promote relentless improvement throughout the organization in conjunction with the Engineering Director.  They will also be responsible for facilitating program/ release level events such as Program Increment (PI) planning to ensure consistency where applicable.


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Qualifications


Required skills:

  • Change advocate

  • Natural ability to connect with people and work with virtual team members

  • University Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience

  • Solid Scrum Master experience

  • Program Management experience

  • Experience in Service Delivery Lifecyle from ideation through to delivery across one or more platforms and languages

  • Experience facilitating Agile, Scrum, or other rapid application development teams to deliver solutions

  • SPC or SA certification required; RTE certification a plus 

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.

 

A competitive benefits offering designed to support our employees’ total health and wellbeing, including:

  • Health care scheme
  • Defined contribution pension plan
  • Dental scheme
  • Virtual GP
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Core holiday allowance with opportunity to buy or sell additional days
  • Car Allowance/Company Car Option
  • A range of flexible benefits to choose from designed to suit your lifestyle: healthcare plan options, health assessments, critical illness coverage, cycle to work, season ticket loans
  • Employee Discount Portal
  • Back up childcare/adultcare
  • Onsite facilities include; Fitness classes, Health Checks, Digital Health Kiosk, Physiotherapy, Healthy Living Nurse, Wellness Studio, Costa Coffee and subsidised staff restaurant

 

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).



ReqID: 19009219
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: May 15, 2019, 5:13:56 AM
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