Senior Engineer - Global Payment Network - Site Reliability Engineer at American Express (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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You Lead the Way. We've Got Your Back. At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we're supporting our customers' financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what's possible - and we're proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.

You won't just shape the world of software.

You'll shape the world of life, work and play.

Our SRE Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So, if you're interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.

There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here's just some of what you'll be doing:
  • Taking your place as a core member of a growing exciting Site Reliability Engineering support team, you will be utilizing the latest technology tools and practice, you may be writing code and test cases, working with API specs and automation to maintain the resiliency, performance and availability of a group of business-critical applications.
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies.
  • Removing toil and continues to drive efficiencies and optimization.
  • Able to work on shift duty in a 24/7 support organization.
  • This is a lead engineer position where you will also play the role of a mentor, leader and coach to other engineers in the team.

As part of our diverse tech team, you can architect, code and ship software that makes us an essential part of our customers' digital lives. Here, you can work alongside talented engineers in an open, supportive, inclusive environment where your voice is valued, and you make your own decisions on what tech to use to solve challenging problems. Amex offers a range of opportunities to work with the latest technologies and encourages you to back the broader engineering community through open source. And because we understand the importance of keeping your skills fresh and relevant, we give you dedicated time to invest in your professional development. Find your place in technology on #TeamAmex.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent is required.
  • MUST HAVE Domain knowledge of Cards Payments systems. Understanding of E2E workflows of Authorization Approval and clearing & reconciliation processes.
  • Must have working knowledge of APM tools, like ELK stack, Splunk as well as application monitoring tools like Prometheus and dashboarding with Grafana.
  • Working knowledge of UNIX, Linux, API testing tool - Postman.
  • Knowledge of XPaaS (Redis, Kafka, ELK stack etc) is a MUST. Knowledge of CICD is a plus - Source control like Git/Bitbucket , Continuous Integration - Jenkins / XL Release etc.
  • Security and/or Networking familiarity
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/HTTP Protocols and experience to use tools and command lines to debug stream packets.

Education & Experience:
  • Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods
  • Experience with design and coding across one or more platforms and languages as appropriate
  • Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Experience with distributed storage technologies like NFS as well as dynamic resource management frameworks Kubernetes / OpenShift.
  • A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks.
  • Confirmed experience with object-oriented design and coding with variety of languages
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related experience required; advanced degree preferred
  • Good Knowledge of Networking & Services like TCP/UDP, LDAP AutoFs, DNS, NFS, SAN ,LUN , Sendmail , Postfix etc.


High Performance Behaviors:
  • Recognizes opportunities to adopt innovative technologies to enable business capabilities
  • Keeps up to date on current research and technology in the industry
  • Recognizes the importance of collaboration to achieve objectives
  • Clearly communicates ideas and concepts to others
  • Leads work effectively and acts on own initiative without being prompted
  • Provides feedback to team members in code reviews
  • Drive creative changes & continuous improvements
  • Explores new automation techniques to refine the agility, speed and quality of engineering initiatives and efforts
  • Gather and analyze metrics from both operating systems and applications to assist in performance tuning and fault finding
  • Balance feature development speed and reliability with well-defined service level objectives


Knowledge/Skills:
  • Able to understand and use complex data structures and associated components
  • Designs, codes, tests, maintains, and documents applications
  • Takes part in reviews of own work and reviews of colleagues' work
  • Defines test conditions based on the requirements and specifications provided
  • Has deep understanding of the core tools used in the planning, analyzing, crafting, building, testing, configuring, and maintaining of assigned application(s)
  • Intermediate knowledge of infrastructure technologies and components


Technology Skills You'll Use Every Day:
  • Adaptive Communication
  • Agile Practices
  • Industry and Company Knowledge
  • Organizational Change
  • Technical Acuity
  • Technology Industry Trends

Game Changers:
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration & Partnership
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Courage
  • Curiosity
  • Resourcefulness
  • Servant Leadership
  • Tenacity

Role/Strengths You'll Need:

Technical
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Programming/Software Development
  • Systems Design
  • Testing

Functional
  • Data Management
  • Release and Deployment
  • User Experience Evaluation and Analysis
  • Application Support

Business
  • Business Product Knowledge
  • Problem Solving

We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That's why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to demonstrate that you have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e., 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer and 1 dose for J&J) and, for medically eligible* colleagues, a booster shot, in order to work in or visit any of our offices. This requirement is subject to legally required accommodations.

*Booster eligibility: The CDC has established guidelines for when adults are eligible to receive booster shots depending on when they completed their initial vaccine series (currently five months after the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, and two months after the J&J Vaccine). If you have completed your primary vaccine series but have not yet reached your booster eligibility date, you will be able to come into the office; however, you will need to complete your booster within 30 days of becoming eligible to continue coming in and participating in company-sponsored in-person events.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.
More Information on American Express
American Express operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY and New York, NY. American Express was founded in 2022. It has 73317 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 194 open jobs at American Express, click here.
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