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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. 

You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground.  

There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:

  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Build scalable services and components using modern JVM languages
  • Write functional code to team standards, ideally using TDD
  • Work with quality engineers to ensure all code produced is robustly tested
  • Develop knowledge of partner products, domains and the payments space
  • Provide innovative ideas to solve technical challenges
  • Participate and engage in agile ceremonies
  • Contribute to a healthy, diverse team dynamic
 Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A proactive mind-set and the drive to work within a team to deliver
  • Hands on knowledge in building clear, well defined APIs
  • A keenness to learn new technologies and be able to articulate technical concepts to colleagues
  • Confidence with RESTful web services, Kafka, JMS or other messaging technologies
  • Expertise with JVM-based languages (e.g. Java, Kotlin, Scala)
  • Experience with Spring, relational databases, cloud platforms and CI/CD pipelines
  • Be able to communicate clearly with multiple stakeholders across the Technology and Product teams

It would be great if you have:

  • Experience with multiple programming languages (e.g. Java, Kotlin, JavaScript, Python), functional programming, asynchronous programming, the concepts of clean code
  • An understanding of product development concepts, e.g. minimum viable product, design sprints, prototyping, A/B testing, etc.
  • ‘Full Stack’ experience in a complicated, integrated environment within a large commercial organisation
  • A drive and passion to automate systems, improve reliability and challenge processes with the goal of continuous improvement.

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com.

 

Why American Express?

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

Amex have 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.

 

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com.

 



ReqID: 21006966
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 23, 2021, 6:38:52 AM