1+ months

Engineer - Enterprise Cloud Platform

American Express
Palo Alto, CA 94301
*You wont just shape the world of software.*
*Youll shape the world of life, work and play.*

Ever wondered what it takes to build a highly available, global scale enterprise wide private Paas/Iaas cloud platform with an Open Source technology stack and to achieve up-times SLA of Amazon, Google and Force.com?

Then you should consider this innovative and disruptive opportunity where you can be a key transformative contributor to a rock star engineering team which will deliver the next generation enterprise application platform (PaaS/IaaS) for American Express.

In this role, you will gain experience in building a scalable, secure, Highly available infrastructure and platform-as-a-service (PaaS/IaaS) by using a variety of technologies such as OpenStack and OpenShift and get exposure to open source
projects such as Openshift, Kubernetes, Google Go, Docker and Vagrant, Hadoop 2.0, Spark, Storm.

You will work with a variety of programming languages such as Java, Node.js and Go (Golang) to enable mobile payment, web application and analytic developments. You will work with best Continuous Integration and Continuous Deploy tools to automate integration of Continuous delivery with IaaS/PaaS

Furthermore, you will contribute to build developer and devOps friendly tools that allow monitoring, diagnosing and debugging of the platform services and its hosted applications and you will design and implement a continuous platform
delivery release model which enables high availability of services during platform releases and upgrades.
- Owns technical aspects of software development
- Performs hands-on architecture, design and development of systems
- Develops deep understanding of tie-ins with other systems and platforms
- Writes code and unit tests, works on API specs, automation, and conducts code reviews and testing
- Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies
- Provides continuous support for ongoing application availability
- Works closely with product owners on feature sets that impact multiple platforms and products
- Works with product owners to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing a list of technical requirements based
on industry trends, new technologies, known defects, and issues

Please note, salary increases in case of a lateral move are provided only on an exception basis and in line with compensation guidelines.

*You wont just keep up, youll break new ground. *
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There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Heres just some of what youll be doing:

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

*Are you up for the challenge?*
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* Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience, is preferred
* 2 years of software development experience in anyone: Java, Python, Go, nodejs
* 2 years of Linux Experience. Preferably contributed to Opensource projects
* Preferably, exposure to Container & Orchestration Technologies such as Docker, rkt, CloudFoundry, Kubernetes, Openshift etc.
* Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions
* Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential
*At the core of Software Engineering*

Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

* Agile Practices
* Porting/Software Configuration
* Programming Languages and Frameworks
* Business Analysis
* Analytical Thinking
* Business Product Knowledge
*Why American Express *

Talk to our people and youll find out what were really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions youll hear. Its our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If youre ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

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

**Job** *Technology*

**Title:** *Engineer - Enterprise Cloud Platform*

**Location:** *California-Palo Alto*

**Other Locations:** *US-Arizona-Phoenix*

**Requisition ID:** *17014719*


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