American Express

Senior Engineer-DevOps

Devops in Phoenix, AZ

Posted 2020-03-06
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Why American Express?

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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 taken on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.



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American Express Technologies is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join a dynamic and innovative DevOps team. Our team provides support for Digital Payments solutions, critical to the future growth of American Express’ business. The team uses Agile methodology for project delivery and operates in a fast-paced business environment. From integrating with partners such as Apple, Amazon and American Express Network partners, such as international banks, to developing highly available solutions there will always be exciting challenges in this environment.

Responsibilities :


•As a Senior DevOpsEngineer you will be responsible for maintaining availability of theplatform.
•You willguard the platform against degrading performance and workcollaboratively with engineers across multiple teams and systems team tobuild a sustainable , scalable, distributed, fault-tolerant system.
•You will alsoproactively monitor systems using enterprise/platform adapted monitoringtools , and respond to incidents (as needed).
•You will also beresponsible for ensuring any production deployable code has all thenecessary Alerts , necessary logging needed to debugging and work withoperations to update runbook.
•You will be working withmultiple teams to identify areas of improvement within the platform andbuild a solution to automate monitoring solutions for the next generationplatform, technology and constant innovations to drive efficiencies.
•You will be responsiblefor implementing tracing, monitoring, tooling solutions to maximize theperformance and availability of our Web applications.
You will have an Agile mindset, strong DevOps alignment, and a will to continuously improve, both the platform and our ways of working.





•Experiencein a high pressure fast paced work environment supporting 24x7 criticalsystems
•Aproven hunger to learn new technologies and translate them into workingsoftware
•Managingdistributed, scalable, secured, and highly-available platforms
•Understandingof cloud technologies such as Kubernetes, OpenShift and Docker
•Experiencewith Docker, microservices and container based deployment and serviceorchestration using Kubernetes
•Handson experience leveraging monitoring tools such as Splunk, ELK, Grafana andDynatrace
•Strongknowledge on REST APIs and JVM internals
•Experiencewith scripting languages like Python(recommended) and Perl
•Hands-onexperience on build systems like Maven and CI/CD
•Good tohave experience on Machine learning algorithms/tools and frameworks.
•Knowledgeon network rules creation, load balancer configurations, network packetanalysis and networkprotocols.
•Strongcommunication skills in line with DevOps blameless culture. Ability tocommunicate across peers, and senior leadership to explain impacts, outages, and planned change events.
•Strongtroubleshooting skills and experience working within a heterogeneousenvironment
•Abilityto solve problems quickly and independently
•Bachelor'sdegree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent workexperience

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.





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