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Serverless Product Engineer

Company: American Express
Location: walton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

You 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.

One Amex is a suite of products that started the trend towards Amex in a box. One Data is a functions as a service platform for our internal cloud platform within One Amex. We are seeking to onboard a Senior Engineer the One Data platform.

With One Data, youll have the ability to build technology products that shape the way that developers across American Express build micro services. We had an immense growth in terms of the number of onboarded functions in 2020 and except that growth to continue/accelerate.

We build and provide developer support for the product. We follow an everyone on support model ( Our customers are developers, SREs. We do have a production support SRE team but its all hands on deck to support American Express Card Members when the SRE team needs support.

We are a distributed team with team mates in almost every US time zone and in the UK. We expect to overlap at least one of these time zones. We are at the fore front of driving change in terms of technology and culture across American Express.

Who You Are
  • Are excited about technology, stays up to date with and brings in new technology understands/participates in CNCF workgroups, developer mailing lists. In short, Be curious
  • Love dealing with fast pace, changing needs, & limited resources. Action bias.
  • Can take responsibility, follow up where requirements/desing is not clear. Raise flags if you think they are suboptimal.
  • Have an Open source first model for building. Contribute, give back. Strive for excellence.
  • Understand and are excited 20% projects. You aim for moonshots but can get ground to deliver projects.
  • You improve the team. You participate in American Express Technology Guilds to network with other developers.
  • Are maniacal about Developer Experience.
  • Disagree respectfully but commit. Bring people along. Articulate and drive change (6 pagers)
  • You are a manager of one -

You Know
  • JDK 11+, Java/Kotlin (Kotlin Preferred), Concurrency, Vert.X, TDD, Gradle plugin development, on CPU and heapdump analysis experience. You are as excited about project loom, Shenandoah, JFR (Java Flight Recorder) as we are
  • System design and scaling (CAP, Distributed Caches, Read/Write Replicas, Consistent Hashing, CQRS, CRDTs). Ability to break down complex/high level ideas into concrete design and provide proofs of concept.
  • Coud Native tools like Kubernetes, Envoy, Etcd, PromQL, Alert Manager, jsonnet, SMI and how to use them. More importantly, when to not use them.
  • Jenkins pipeline, job DSL or equivalent continuous integration/delivery pipelines.
  • Different Git workflows, Semantic versioning & conventional commits and why they are important for team collaboration.
  • Observability, micro-services architectural patterns like Saga, Database per service pattern, Circuit breaker.
  • Binutils, grep, sed, awk, perf, Linux fundamentals.

How Will The Interviews Happen

There will be three interviews
  • Coding interview where you will
    • fork a repository we have built, modify it to make a rest service call and return a json response
    • remote connect to it via your favorite IDE (VS Code has attach capability) and debug a problem
    • write unit tests
    • Take a heapdump and analyze it in Visual VM
    • Commit, push and issue pull request for the code
  • System Design interview go through the ( as a reference
  • Culture fit interview

Minimum Qualifications
  • A github/bitcket project demonstrated open source contributions or your personal pet projects in a JVM language or golang
  • A 4 year Computer Science Degree

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.

ReqID: 21004383
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 23, 2021, 10:01:49 AM

Keywords: American Express, Scranton , Serverless Product Engineer, Other , walton, Pennsylvania

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