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Staff Engineer

Tempe, Arizona; Palo Alto, California; New York, New York
Technology

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Job Description

We are building a developer platform that allows teams to create interoperability at scale and allow digital channels to deliver compelling experiences in a dramatically faster fashion.


 

We are building a developer platform that allows teams to create interoperability at scale and allow digital channels to deliver compelling experiences in a dramatically faster fashion.

As the Staff Engineer, you will lead a growing team of engineers responsible for building this cutting edge technology framework that facilitates developer productivity without compromising on quality at enterprise scale.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide  hands-on technical leadership
  • Ensure amazing developer experience for any assets that are built and delivered
  • Balance short and long-term priorities against the business needs
  • Advocate and influence the development on the platform
  • Define and ensure a high level of product quality.

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

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in engineering or technical innovation and leading engineering teams
  • Experience building out platforms, frameworks, infrastructure and API technology
  • Experience with java, python, nodejs

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with developers and managing constraints and challenges
  • Ability to provide detailed technical guidance (by way of design and code) to the team, enabling them to execute more effectively
  • A passion to uncover root causes of complex technical problems and provide guidance on solving them
  • Ability to inspire and mentor junior engineers to work together as a cohesive and productive unit
  • Experience building serverless architectures, cloud native workload and infrastructure
  • Open source contributions and bias

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

 

 

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

 

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.


ReqID: 19009472
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: May 22, 2019, 11:28:16 AM
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