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American Express Campus Recruitment – 2021 Infrastructure Engineer III Full Time, Global Infrastructure & Digital Workplace Technology – Mainframe Systems in Indianapolis, Indiana


Don’tJust Build Tech. Change Tech ,

Innovation is at the heart of

everything we do. Every day, our technologists enable our customers around the

globe to achieve their goals. They design and deliver American Express

infrastructure and applications across all markets and business units. To meet

these demands, we’re looking for problem solvers who can drive results through

precise analysis and programming methodologies, individuals with a strong

intellectual curiosity and a passion for innovation, and team players who can

convert their ideas into execution.

Technology opportunities are availablein


Lauderdale, FL


Global Infrastructure & Digital

Workplace Technology – Mainframe Systems is responsible for enterprise

technology infrastructure including mainframe, enterprise utilities, security

infrastructure, database operations, and 3rd party hosting.

The Infrastructure Engineer

will assist with the engineering and design of critical American Express

mainframe applications and infrastructure in conjunction with troubleshooting,

tuning and debugging of applications and databases utilizing the mainframe

platform. The Infrastructure Engineer will report directly to the Global

Infrastructure & Digital Workplace Technology – Mainframe Systems Director

of Architecture and Engineering, or the Director of Mainframe Infrastructure

Operations, or the Director of Mainframe Application Services.


  • Assist withengineering of large/complex projects with a variety of components andintegration points

  • Activelymodernize platforms and applications using current agile practices (dev/ops)

  • Interactwith business and vendor partners to better understand their objectives,technical landscape and/or how to identify and solve complex problems/issues

  • Interactwith Infrastructure and Application Engineers and Architects to exploit modernmainframe technologies such as, Java, Encryption, Sysplex, Hybrid Cloud, HighAvailability, Active/Active and mainframe networking

  • Partner withEngineers to define solution requirements, perform coding and/or hands-ontechnical implementation

  • Assist with infrastructureperformance and security assessments

  • Assist withinternal analysis and support to ensure proper escalation during outages orperiods of degraded system performance

  • Participatein brainstorming and discovery exercises to determine new technologies based onresearch, proof of concept efforts and independent investigation

  • Ensureengineering is consistent with enterprise engineering standards, guidelines andprinciples

  • Participatein team architecture and engineering discussions and forums

  • Employtechnical expertise to help team members overcome technical problems duringproduction outages and solution delivery

  • Ensure compliancewith technical, architectural, regulatory, and strategic standards, policies,and procedures



  • Must earn aBachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, orrelated field by June 2021

  • Knowledge orwillingness to learn modern mainframe technologies on z-platforms such as Java,Encryption, Sysplex, Hybrid Cloud, High Availability, Active/Active andMainframe Networking

  • Excellentverbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt a message tothe appropriate audience

  • Strongstrategic thinking, problem solving, data analysis, and decision-making skills

  • Experiencewith design and implementation strategies of mainframe and distributedapplications

Life at American Express

American Express is known

for backing our customers to help them achieve their goals and dreams, both big

and small. At American Express, we’re changing the way people live and work

through meaningful projects with real-world impact. When you join our team you

can make a difference by improving the everyday lives of customers around the


Growing great leaders is one

of the things that sets American Express apart. Every employee has the

opportunity—and is encouraged—to take their personal leadership to the next

level through a wide variety of leadership and learning programs.

Our employees and their

families feel supported at every stage of their lives. We provide resources and

benefits that help support their physical, financial and emotional well-being,

such as our award-winning global corporate wellness program, Healthy Living,

and many others including: 20 weeks of Paid Parental Leave (to be eligible,

employees must complete at least one year of continuous service immediately

prior to the birth or placement of the child), Health (dental and vision) and

Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, 401k with match. Some of our roles even

offer flexible work arrangements so you can work how it makes sense for you.

Creating an inclusive

culture is both a part of who we are and what we do together. We value and

embrace the diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences of all our

employees. Through our 15 Colleague Networks, participants can broaden their

associations with other employees while expanding their knowledge of the


Why AmericanExpress?

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 guidance and support.


we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


powerful backing of American Express.


make a difference without it.


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.

Learn more about our opportunities at American

Express by visiting at .

Job: Unclassified

Primary Location: United States

Schedule Full-time

Tags USTech, Handshake UNV-12520

Req ID: 20006831

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.