Senior Engineer - CI/CD - Java/Python/REST API

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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.

About American Express Enterprise Cloud Platform (eCP):

American Express Enterprise Cloud platform (eCP) provides comprehensive platform that enables business critical applications to have Faster Time-to-Market for American Express. eCP offers dynamic rapid code-to-development models and services such as Platform-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, DB-as-a-Service, Analytics-as-a-Service, Messaging-as-a-Service, CICD Pipelines, etc. for application developers in a hybrid cloud environment. eCP enables Application developers to write modern scalable cloud native applications.


American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our technology and product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative automation products and services at a rapid pace, join our transformation team. You will join a rock star engineering team that will deliver the next generation of automation tooling and collaboration software.


The automation tooling you create will support CI/CD within American Express across all platforms. You will work across a wide range of tools and use an even wider range of technologies to deliver world class solutions. We work with best in class tooling like Jenkins, Circle CI, GitLab, GitHub, BitBucket, SauceLabs, jMeter, Xebia Labs Release and ELK just to name a few. We build custom solutions and API integrations into all our tooling to connect teams across the enterprise to our automation solutions. We are a start-up, we will wear many hats, work fast and smart, and adapt and iterate quickly. You will:


  • Architect, design, prototype, and deliver solutions across applications to support strategy and deliver business value
  • Serve as a core member of agile team that designs and develops software applications and tests and builds automation tools
  • Partners with customers and other internal teams and technical product managers to deliver enhancements to the platform
  • Uses technical acumen to provide design alternatives, ask probing questions and support the team in technical issue resolution
  • Builds Developer focused technical community


  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field with 5+ years of Software Engineering experience
  • 5+ years as Software Engineer with application development experience with at least two programming languages ( Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, C++, …)
  • 3+ years of Experience with Continuous Integration or related tools (e.g. Jenkins, Travis, Circle CI, Puppet, Ansible, ..)
  • 3+ years of scripting experience (Bash, php, python, groovy, curl, …)
  • 3+ years of API design/development, specifically RESTFUL API’s
  • 3+ years of Linux experience with system engineering skills
  • Solid Experience with Version Control systems - ( GitHub, BitBucket, SVN, …)
  • Solid Experience writing and maintaining tools and scripts to support automation
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues in complex, distributed, multi-tier architectures.
  • Experience using relational and noSQL databases ( Postgres, mysql, mongoldb, couch base etc…)
  • Passionate about operational excellence and documentation.
  • A positive, can-do attitude and great relationship building skills Excellent written and Verbal communication skills

  • Our ideal candidate is expected to be adaptable across a wide range of different products and services to support PaaS, xPaaS, DBaaS and IaaS offerings
  • We expect the person in this role to be responsible for the scale out of architecture, design, development and implementation of highly available platforms
  • Owns aspects of software development and also deployment
  • Enables end to end visibility, monitoring and self-healing of the platforms
  • Finds opportunities to adopt innovative technologies for meeting customer needs
  • Experience with troubleshooting and performance tuning in JVMs, Web servers.
  • Experience in architectural best practices.
  • Virtualization, Containerization experience, Knowledge of Docker, Vagrant, Kubernetes will be helpful.
  • Experience in data visualization.
  • Experience collaborating with multiple teams.
  • Worked in SaaS/PaaS companies as DevOps engineer.
  • Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.


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

21 January 2020
Location: United States Arizona Phoenix
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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