Job Details

Infrastructure Engineer - Automation & Big Data

American Express
Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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.

American Express is on an exciting journey driven by an upbeat team of high-performers. This group is flexible and creative with the power to shape technology roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative solutions using BigData and top of chain digital services at a rapid pace, serving our customers join our upbeat and creative team!

You will be part of a fast-paced BigData Infrastructure team responsible for maintaining world class availability on multiple large scale BigData platforms. You will be challenged with identifying innovative and creative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our customers.

We are looking for hard-working BigData / Linux Administrator to managing large scale BigData / Linux Infrastructure. As an administrator and automation champion on our impactful BigData team you will also be responsible for installing latest and innovative products, automate repeated /manual tasks and also develop tools / products to enhance and improve infrastructure and application productivity. Organizational Context - Member of a SRE team reporting to Director.

  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering is required
  • 6+ years of infrastructure administration or automation experience
  • 4+ years of scripting experience using Python / shell scripting
  • 4+ years of infrastructure monitoring experience
  • 2+ years with monitoring / logging tools like Splunk, Icinga, Dynatrace. Elastic and PagerDuty
  • 4+ years installing / trouble shooting operating system level / application performance issues
  • Automation first mind set with ability to apply Machine Learning concepts
  • Working knowledge of cloud configuration and container life cycle management products: Terraform, Ansible, Kubernetes, Mesos, Istio, Docker, etc.
  • Be adept in working on Cloud (AWS/GCP) and Hybrid Cloud, HA Active/Active systems, Next-Gen Databases, Virtualized & highly efficient mid-range Compute, Storage, and Networking systems
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential
  • Considerable experience on Hadoop (any Hadoop distribution) cluster installation, management, and administration experience
  • Ability to automate processes using automation tools (e.g., Ansible, Puppet, etc.)
  • Communications-oriented mindset, and a genuine willingness to spend as much time as necessary on careful and thoughtful planning for execution
  • Ability to effectively collaborate within your direct team and across teams
  • Why American Express

    There's a difference between having a job and making a difference.

    American Express has 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.

    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.

    Send application

    Mail this job to me so I can apply later

    Apply With CV

    You are not logged in. If you have an account, log in to your account. If you do not have an account, why not sign up? It only takes a minute!

    latest videos

    Upcoming Events