Staff Engineer - Golang, Python, Terraform, Docker, Microservices, CI/CD, CQRS

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₹108,333 - ₹166,667 / Monthly EST

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Python Cassandra PostgreSQL kafka Java CI Spring Go Docker Terraform

Job Description

Title: Staff Engineer – Global Accounts Receivable


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.

Enterprise Platforms is a company-wide Center of excellence within Technology comprised of both Product Management and Engineering functions. Our critical platforms (Global Account Receivable, Global Loyalty & Benefits, and Digital Banking) underpin American Express’ essential customer segments, value propositions and business lines.

Enterprise Platforms’ charter is to modernize the company’s core platforms to dramatically increase Amex’s strategic agility and intensify its customer-centric approach.

In Global Accounts Receivable, we are looking for a Staff Engineer to support our modernization journey, enabling our markets to leverage ground-breaking technology that will provide flexibility, scalability, and speed to market.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support teams in delivery and running of consistent, modern, cloud-native software.
  • Actively contribute to the delivery of solutions for the platform.
  • Ensure the cloud native systems we implement meet availability, scalability, observability, and performance expectations.
  • Review designs and code of other engineers to ensure they align with principles and high-quality expectations.
  • Ensure the developer experience of writing code and delivering it into production centres around modern CI/CD practices.
  • Work with Product Colleagues, Engineers, and Architects to define solution requirements and technical implementation approach for the Global Accounts Receivable
  • Establish best practices for software development and testing.


  • 7+ years of hands-on Engineering experience in a complex environment and/or comparable experience.
  • Expert in a 3rd or 4th Generation programming language and the ability to apply that experience to working on a microservice platform written in Java.
  • Golang, Python, Terraform, Docker, K8s, Kafka, Cassandra and Postgres, Spring Framework experience is advantageous.
  • Experience of building cloud-centric CI/CD pipelines with a heavy focus on quality and automation.
  • Experience of design and implementation of Microservices and APIs
  • Experience with Event sourcing, CQRS and Hexagonal Architecture design patterns.
  • Experience with high throughput and low latency needs of applications.
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in how fast they develop working software.
  • Proven ability to transform business requirements into high-quality production software.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, information systems, or related field. Master’s degree is a plus.

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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
  • Support for financial-well-being and retirement
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits (depending on location)
  • Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need
  • Generous paid parental leave policies (depending on your location)
  • 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

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.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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