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Systems Engineer - Platform Engineering

Company: American Express
Location: Olympia
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionYou Lead the Way. Weve 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 were 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 whats possible and were 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.From building next-generation apps and microservices in Kotlin to using AI to help protect our customers from fraud, you could be doing work that brings our iconic, global brand into the future. As a part of our tech team, we could work together to bring ground-breaking and diverse ideas to life that power the digital systems, services, products and platforms that millions of customers around the world depend on. If you love to work with APIs, contribute to open source, or use the latest technologies, well support you with an open environment and learning culture to grow your career.Description:Designs, develops, solves problems, debugs, evaluates, modifies, deploys, and documents software and systems that meet the needs of customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end user applications.Organizational Context:Member of a product engineering or delivery and integration team reporting to a Senior Engineer, Engineering Director or Director Product Delivery & Integration.How will you make an impact in this role?You will be part of a fast-paced team responsible for developing and delivering products and components focused on application security. You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs. This role is for a performing DevOps activity in the team which leads high scalable applications.Key responsibilities include:

  • Handling Kubernetes cluster
  • RHEL/CentOS administration
  • DevOps automation; Chef, Puppet, and/or Ansible
  • Scripting in shell, bash, python, etc.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 hard-working 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 exciting 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 and relevant, we give you dedicated time to invest in your professional development. Find your place in technology on #TeamAmex.We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. Thats why we have Amex Flex, our working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our outstanding 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.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:
      • Experience with Docker; Kubernetes
      • 2 years experience with RHEL/CentOS
      • 2 years experience with DevOps automation; Ansible
      • 2 years experience writing portable scripts in shell, bash, python, etc.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Master's Degree
        • Experience deploying, leading, and solving message brokers/queues with at least one of ActiveMQ (Artemis), RabbitMQ; AMQP knowledge
        • Experience with Chef or Puppet
        • Exposure to NoSQL administration; MongoDB
        • Experience deploying and leading Elasticsearch; the entire ELK stack
        • Experience deploying and administering Jenkins/Hudson
        • Exposure to YAML, JSON, Node.js, Go, Ruby, and/or Java is a plusEmployment 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.Job: TechnologyPrimary Location: United StatesSchedule Full-timeReq ID: 22024441

Keywords: American Express, Olympia , Systems Engineer - Platform Engineering, Other , Olympia, Washington

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