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American Express Senior Backend Engineer , Python , Resy in New York, New York

Description

You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that’s unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

At American Express, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

Join Team Amex and let's lead the way together.

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. American Express 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 of #TeamAmex.

Resy is a hospitality technology platform that powers restaurants around the world and a consumer-facing reservation platform for passionate diners. Since its inception in 2014, Resy has created best-in-class software that elevates dining experiences and connects restaurants to a growing network of highly engaged diners, with the powerful backing of American Express. Resy is a go-to destination for restaurant discovery, exclusive access, original content, and chef-driven culinary events. The amazing world of restaurants is just two taps away in the Resy app and at Resy.com.

Resy’s restaurant partners use Resy OS — resyos.com - a complete end-to-end technology platform — to run their businesses smarter and more efficiently. Resy OS takes into account pre, during and post service guest touchpoints to help operators deliver the best hospitality experience. Platform features include table management, wait list functionality, customized SMS text confirmations, guest feedback tools, reports and analytics for 360-degree visibility into operational performance, ticketing, PCI Level 1 compliant third-party credit card handling, and more.

We’re hiring, too. Interested in joining our team of restaurant-obsessed explorers? Right this way.

About the role:

At Resy, we are solving hard problems with elegant solutions and scaling very quickly. As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will play a key role specifically focused on our Resy OS product. You will be working closely with Product Owners as well as other Sr. Engineers on new features and scaling challenges. The ideal candidates can work quickly and collaboratively while producing pristine work. You thrive in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment, are comfortable challenging the status quo and are passionate about what technology is doing for the hospitality industry.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent work experienc.

  • 5 years of experience working as a Software Engineer, preferably in a fast-paced startup environment.

  • You are a self-starter but very comfortable working closely with a team.

  • You are comfortable working with partners outside the Engineering team including our Product, Sales and Account Management teams.

  • Lead the deployment, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments.

  • Lead code reviews and automated testing.

  • Influence team members with creative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking.

  • You have strong expertise with the following:

  • Unit / Functional Testing

  • Python Web Frameworks

  • MySQL / Postgres

  • Implementing and monitoring APIs at scale

  • RDBMS and database design

  • AWS - EC2 / RDS / S3 / SQS

Huge plus if you have:

  • Kafka / Celery / Flask / Django / Supervisor / MongoDB

  • Dev-ops experience

  • SQL Performance tuning

  • Microservice architectures

  • Payment systems experience

  • Web sockets experience

  • You enjoy at least one of the following things: shishito peppers, uni, or creme anglaise

Qualifications

Salary Range: $110,000.00 to $190,000.00 annually bonus benefits

The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive base salaries

  • Bonus incentives

  • 6% Company Match on retirement savings plan

  • Free financial coaching and financial well-being support

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits

  • Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need

  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy

  • Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)

  • Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program

  • Career development and training opportunities

For a full list of Team Amex benefits, visit our Colleague Benefits Site .

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

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.

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Job: Technology

Primary Location: US-New York-New York

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 24001892

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