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:


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.


Minimum Qualifications

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:

  • Java
  • Python
  • Programming Frameworks
  • APIs

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: 20002272
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 10, 2020, 12:50:55 AM