About American Express Cloud Engineering:
American Express Cloud Engineering provides a comprehensive platform that enables business critical applications to have Faster Time-to-Market for American Express. Cloud Engineering 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. Cloud Engineering enables Application developers to write modern scalable cloud native applications.
American Express is embarking on an exciting Hybrid Cloud transformation journey and is in search of an innovative and critical thinking engineers to build our Hybrid Cloud Platform.
About this Role and Responsibilities
This position will report into the ‘PaaS API/UI & Orchestration’ Cloud Engineering team.
In this API engineer role, you will be part of a talented team responsible for building scalable, secure, and highly available Cloud based Services within our Hybrid based platform-as-a-service (PaaS), while also gaining experience and getting exposure to many other open source products as required.
Your primary responsibilities will be to develop technical solutions to enhance the American Express Hybrid Cloud platform, with a focus on building automation for highly scalable cloud services delivery.
Collaborate with the rest of the API engineering team, the UI engineering team, quality engineering tam and product management to build scalable high performant quality API and Orchestration solutions.
Research and apply recent technology and libraries that enable lean product development.
Implement API/Middleware solutions which integrates with NSQL, platforms, partners systems.
Protect APIs with security integrations like – Okta, SSO, mTLS, HashiCorp Vault etc.
Implement the best software practices that produce maintainable code, including usability patterns, code style conformity, integration, unit testing, and code review.
Willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in how fast they develop working software.
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.
Preferably a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
Significant experience in developing REST APIs using Google’s GoLang and/or Java.
Standout colleague. Good communication skills.
Deep understanding of REST principle as a provider and consumer.
Strong experience with any NSQL databases (CouchBase and ETCD is preferable).
Deep understanding of security integrations – Okta, mTLS, SSO, HashiCorop Vault etc.
Deep understanding of API Gateways, their functions.
Experience with any of the Container Orchestration technologies – Kuberenetes, Openshift etc.
Deep understanding of CI/CDprocess and tools like – Git, Docker, Jenkins, Spinnaker, XL Release etc.
Successful track record of developing middleware solutions, with a strong focus on code quality, unit testing, integration testing, code quality analysis tools and API (Swagger) documentation.
Familiar with agile application development methods. Understanding of QE processes in general.
Why American Express?
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.
Amex have 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.
A competitive benefits offering designed to support our employees’ total health and wellbeing, including:
Health care scheme
Defined contribution pension plan
Core holiday allowance with opportunity to buy or sell additional days
A range of flexible benefits to choose from designed to suit your lifestyle: healthcare plan options, health assessments, critical illness coverage, cycle to work, season ticket loans
Employee Discount Portal
Back up childcare/adultcare
Onsite facilities include; Fitness classes, Health Checks, Digital Health Kiosk, Physiotherapy, Healthy Living Nurse, Wellness Studio and subsidised staff restaurant
To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 00800 83 000038 (free phone, subject to individual carrier charges). For Russia based candidates on 810 800 83 000038.
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2020, 3:30:23 PMAmerican 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.