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Job Description

You won’t just shape the world of software.

You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.

 

Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.

 

American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our technology and product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative payment products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across physical, digital, mobile, and social media, join our transformation team! You will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for delivering world-class cardmember experiences. We are looking for an innovative, experienced, and talented senior software engineer who will work closely with business unit and development team to develop new system capabilities as defined within the technical/ functional specifications

 

Key Responsibilities (Free form):

  • Responsible for leading projects, designing system solutions, developing custom applications and modifying existing applications to meet distinct and changing business requirements. Handle coding, debugging, and documentation, as well working closely with SRE team. Provide post implementation and ongoing production support
  • Develop and design software applications, translating user needs into system architecture.  Assess and validate application performance and integration of component systems and provide process flow diagrams. Test the engineering resilience of software and automation tools. 
  • You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our customers. Software Engineers who join our Loyalty Technology team will be assigned to one of several exciting teams that are developing a new, nimble and modern loyalty platform which will support the key element of connecting with our customers where they are and how they choose to interact with American Express.
  • Be part of an enthusiastic, high performing technology team developing solutions to drive engagement and loyalty within our existing cardmember base and attract new customers to the Amex brand.
  • The position will also play a critical role partnering with other development teams, testing and quality, and production support, to meet implementation dates and allow smooth transition throughout the development life-cycle.
  • The successful candidate will be focused on building and executing against a strategy and roadmap focused on moving from monolithic, tightly coupled, batch based legacy platforms to a loosely coupled, event-driven, microservices-based architecture to meet our long-term business goals.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field followed by 6-8 years of experience in a modern development stack (Java, Node, or Golang preferred).
  • Experience in application design, software development, and testing, preferably in an Agile environment.
  • Experience working with Git on small to medium sized teams.
  • Experience with open source frameworks is a plus – especially maintaining or contributing to open source projects!
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases, including PostgreSQL, Couchbase, or Cassandra is a plus.
  • Experience designing and developing REST APIs for high volume clients.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Gitlab CI) a plus.
  • Experience with automated build and test frameworks a plus.
  • A proven hunger to learn new technologies and translate them into working software.
  • Experience with container and container orchestration technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, a plus.
  • Experience with Atlassian software development and collaboration tools (Bitbucket, JIRA, Confluence, etc.), a plus.
  • Strong ability to develop unique, outside the box ideas
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving/quantitative skills
  • Willing to take risks, experiment, and share fresh perspectives
  • Aptitude for learning and applying programming concepts.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business partners.

Preferred Additional:

  • Knowledge of payments industry
  • Experience with coding skills across a variety of distributed technologies
  • Experience with a broad range of software languages and payments technologies
Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions 

ReqID: 21000451
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 11, 2021, 9:36:47 AM