Sr Infrastructure Engineer I

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Job Description

Why American Express?
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.
 
American Express is entering into a technology transformation phase driven by opportunities to modernize legacy platforms, and explore modern software to be on the leading edge of the payments industry. American Express is looking for strong leaders to be part of high performing teams that will build and support our next generation platforms. If you have the talent and passion to drive innovation and deliver at a rapid pace, with deep hands on experience in areas of real-time, highly available, cloud-native application development, join our engineering teams to transform our systems. 
Your primary responsibility is to lead the development of our next generation distributed platform, aligning resources and delivery with business growth and diversification, while significantly improving service quality and cost-effectiveness. We expect the individual to be innovative and energetic with strong communications skills.

The infrastructure engineer role will be responsible for the delivery of Network Automation Initiatives globally within American Express. It will play an integral role for the engineering and delivery of new network automation and responsible for the management of network automation infrastructure and systems.
 
The Infrastructure Engineer would be responsible for:
 
Automate DNS, Load Balancer, Switching and Routing functions to optimize and improve network change deployment and improve customer experience
Provides architectural governance, reviewing projects to ensure alignment to architectural standards and technical strategy.

Manages (monitors and addresses) third parties to ensure quality delivery and adherence to standards.     

Qualifications

Required Skills:
10+ years of experience in building and supporting large scale Campus LAN, WAN and Datacenter networks.
Object-oriented programming skills (Python, JAVA, .NET)
Development of web services and an understanding of APIs (REST and SOAP with XML or JSON)
Experience with software development
Experience or knowledge of network services is a plus (Cisco switches, load balancers, firewalls, etc)
Database development experience (SQL, MongoDB, etc)
Protocols like TCP/IP, SNMP, NetCONF
Strong knowledge of protocols like TCP, UDP, and IP.
Must be willing to learn new technologies while being able to adapt to a fast pace service driven environment.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with ability to communicate to all levels of peers, customers, and leadership
 
Education Requirement:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in the field of networking.
 
Preferred Additional Skills:
Experience of AppviewX product
Experience or knowledge of IaaS, PaaS concepts and infrastructure provisioning methodologies.

Experience or knowledge of SDN and NFV concepts


ReqID: 19017437
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 30, 2019, 12:16:51 PM