Senior Engineer II

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Job Description

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.

Function Description:


The success of our entire company rests on our systems, networks, and people. Our Infrastructure networking engineers know that delivering on that promise takes a robust, scalable and efficient Infrastructure. So if you’re an expert on Cloud infrastructure networking and automation then build your career here.


Purpose of the Role:


  • Build, design and test our next generation infrastructure automation for switches, load balancers, DHCP and DNS.

  • Architect and design the next generation Load balancers using the Cloud open source tools and reduce the operating costs.

  • Create user space applications for our Linux operating system switch environment.

  • The ideal candidate will have a systems engineering background and an innovative mindset of using software to solve problems.

  • Partner with other infrastructure teams to automate cross team services






Past Experience:


  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in Networking, automation and Cloud/Virtualization domain.

  • Good working experience in Load balancers, DNS, DHCP networking technologies.



    Academic Background:

  • Bachelors Degree in a related engineering field



    Functional Skills/Capabilities:

  • Agile Practices

  • Emerging Technologies

  • SDLC Methodologies and Practices

  • System/Platform Domain Knowledge



    Technical Skills/Capabilities:


  • 5+ years of wide breath of engineering experience in networking OSI Stack, Cloud technologies, software development in Load balacers, DNS/DHCP and automation.

  • 5+ years’ experience working in Python, Django, React, JavaScript and/or GO and able to demonstrate strong knowledge.

  • Working knowledge of Linux(RedHat/Suse/Debian/Ubuntu/BSD)



    Knowledge of Platforms:

  • Working knowledge on Linux platforms, VMWare, private/public Cloud platforms.



    Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:

  • Very good team player and someone who can technically lead the team.

  • Good communication, collaboration and partnering skills with other teams.

  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential at the core of Software Engineering.



    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: 20000222
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 8, 2020, 5:51:31 AM