Senior Infrastructure Engineer

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Job Description

At American Express, the Platforms and Frameworks teams are tasked with building the next

generation of technologies as the foundation for the company. Those technologies launch us into

new markets by crafting immersive experiences and products that become essential to our users.


As a DevOps engineer, you will be building and operating highly scalable, real-time systems.

Your primary focus will be handling application infrastructure as code, managing the continuous

delivery pipeline, and supporting the operating environment.



Responsibilities will include:


  • -Script the deployment of and operate application infrastructure.

  • -Manage the continuous integration / continuous delivery environment.

  • -Deploy and manage monitoring solutions.

  • -Be the first line of defense if things go awry with the production environment.

  • -Solve issues and collaborate with other product support teams and engineers to resolve

  • problems and perform root cause analysis.

  • -Find opportunities and drive adoption of leading-edge technologies.

  • -Own and drive solutions even in the presence of ambiguity.

  • -Rapidly evolve skills as technology changes.

  • -Collaborate with the development engineers and peers to continually improve the process

  • and product.


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.



-Bachelor's or Master Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent

work experience

-Proficient in administering Linux in a business critical production environment

-Proficient building with the following tools:

  • Docker
  • Ansibl
  • Python
  • Shell scripting
  • Jenkins

-Proficient with administering many of the following in a production environment:

  • Kafka
  • Hadoop
  • Spark Streaming
  • Grafana
  • Prometheus
  • InfluxDB
  • Graphite
  • PostgreSQL
  • Jenkins
  • Druid
  • Kubernetes

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: 19013827
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jul 24, 2019, 11:16:27 PM