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Senior (JAVA) Engineer - GCS Tech

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Job Description

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.

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
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies
  • Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • 7+ Years of experience with Java backend (J2EE)
  • A BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • REST API design and implementation
  • SOA, Micro-Services, Containers
  • Database - Couchbase, PostgresSQL
  • Message driven architecture / stream processing w/ kafka
  • Familiarity with security principles, SSL, Cryptography
  • Experience building and supporting distributed highly available systems
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to think abstractly and deal with ambiguous/under-defined problems
  • High energy and ‘can-do’ attitude 
  • Interest in new technologies and tools, industry best practices
  • Passion for shipping quality software fast and frequently
  • Attention to detail 
  • Advantage: 2+ Years of experience with RxJava and Vertx or any other Reactive Programing Paradigm tech stack

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.


ReqID: 21009421
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 30, 2021, 4:11:51 PM