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American Express Senior Engineer - Telemetry - Enterprise Logging Framework in New York, New York

Description

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.

About Enterprise Architecture (EA):

EA as an organization aims to set the bar for technology at American Express. The two main drivers of EA’s success are its frameworks (common services to be leveraged by engineering teams across the enterprise) and its Major Engagements (high priority, business critical projects which need architectural guidance and support). The Senior Engineer in EA will be expected to do hands-on programming to develop reusable, platform-agnostic frameworks, as well as work with product/business teams to design resilient, highly available, scalable distributed systems.

What you will be working on:

As a Senior Engineer - Telemetry you will be responsible for architecting and implementing highly scalable real time software systems that will be used for Enterprise Observability. We are looking for an outstanding technologist who has both strong programming chops and leadership capabilities; we hope you’re ready to step up to the plate.

Qualifications

What you will Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience

  • 6 years of progressive experience demonstrating strong architecture, programming and engineering skills.

  • Firm grasp of data structures, algorithms with fluency in programming languages like Java, Kotlin, Go

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, partner, and collaborate cross functionally across many engineering organizations

  • Experience in building real-time large scale, high volume, distributed data pipelines on top of data buses (Kafka).

  • Hands on experience with large scale distributed NoSQL databases like Elasticsearch

  • Knowledge and/or experience with containerized environments, Kubernetes, docker.

  • Experience in implementing and maintained highly scalable micro services in Rest, GRPC

  • Appetite for trying new things and building rapid POCs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Observability concepts like Tracing, Metrics, Monitoring, Logging

  • Knowledge of Prometheus

  • Experience with large scale installations of Elasticsearch

  • Knowledge of OpenTelemetry / OpenTracing

  • Knowledge of observability tools like Jaeger, Kibana, Graphana etc.

  • Open-source community involvement

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.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: US-New York-New York

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21010095

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