Senior Engineer II - DevOps and Automation

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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.



Function Description:


Take your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development and devops practices.  Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation. Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies.  Leading a team of engineers that deliver knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide.


Purpose of the Role:







Supporting the Financial Data Engineering group within American Express to deliver DevOps and automation capabilities as follows:


1) CI/CD


2) Application Development


3) Automation and Tooling




Lead a team of Engineers delivering DevOps automation to the finance organization.


Past Experience:

BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering and any other technical discipline.

10+ years of software development experience

Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objects and challenges and articulate solutions

Academic Background:

BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering and any other technical discipline

Functional Skills/Capabilities:

Analytical Thinking

Business Analysis

Business Product Knowledge

Agile Practices

Technical Skills/Capabilities:



Programming Frameworks



Knowledge of Platforms:

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:

Enterprise Leadership Behaviors

            Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective

            Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential

            Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage  

ReqID: 19017444
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 3, 2019, 9:20:32 AM