Service Assurance Engineer - Phoenix Arizona

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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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.

Organizational Context
American Express has embarked on an exciting transformation journey to boldly pursue big ideas that power transformation advances for the company. As a Service Assurance and Engineering Team with expertise in groundbreaking technology transformation, we drive service assurance for business critical capabilities. Our engineering team is nimble, creative and empowered to improve customer experiences and services. As a member of our team, you get the best of both worlds by partnering with developers to build state of the art capabilities as well as being able to assure reliable customer experiences. If you're ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, American Express is a phenomenal place to launch or grow your career.

Role and Responsibilities:

Service Assurance • Liaise between Global Infrastructure, collaborate with development and partner interfacing teams.• Debug defects as well as develop dashboards using modern monitoring tools (e.g. Dynatrace, Splunk) to enable reduction in detection time.• Effectively lead a bridge and escalate as part of a larger incident management process.• Function as member of a DevOps Team following the agile practice provide design inputs and operational standard methodologies.

Leadership• Effectively communicate to business and leadership on restoration.• Demonstrate the ability to collaborate and contribute to established goals.• Influence team members with creative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking.• Liaise between Global Infrastructure, interfacing development, Product Owners and other partner teams to improve performance and availability.• Ability to build positive relationships with your team, business and technology partners to achieve established goals.• Ability to effectively interpret technical/business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions

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.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer science engineering or related technical experience. Up to 5 years of dynamic experience in software engineering.

Required:• Experience with identifying application/infrastructure risks and mitigation strategy and the ability to work with a team to ensure risks are mitigated.• Experience with debugging techniques for root cause analysis of issues.• ITIL working knowledge: Event, Incident, Release, Problem and Knowledge Management.• Experience in one or more of the following: programming languages, networking, Linux/Windows, mainframe, middleware, databases, cloud.

Preferred: • Distributed (multi-tiered) systems, large scale infrastructure and design involving Java, J2ee, API's (Rest,Soap), React technologies & Spring framework• Experience with debugging infrastructural and Database (Oracle, Db2,Couchbase etc) related issues.• Experience with using CICD tools (Jenkins, Github etc)• Experience in building automations (using scripting/Ansible/Python/Java etc).• Performance troubleshooting and tuning, experience implementing high availability solutions like Always on, Clustering, Mirroring etc.• Experience working with application performance monitoring, Moogsoft or an equivalent tool to improve overall efficiency.• DevOps knowledge for highly-available IT infrastructure• Building live production APIs and services.• Experience with automation development.• Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods.• Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing.

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.

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

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 263 open jobs at American Express, click here.
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