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Java Software Engineers (Flexible, part time, school hour workers, recent graduate and returners welcomed)

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

We are looking for several high performing and enthusiastic Java Engineers to join American Express in Burgess Hill. We can offer flexibility in terms of part time work, working in School hours, maybe you are looking to return to work or you've recently graduated?
We've a number of opportunities in various departments including:
  • Loyalty Technology Team, programs including Membership Rewards are a key Brand differentiator for American Express, which we are continuously enhancing to stay ahead of the competition
  • Foreign Exchange International Payments technology team 
  • International Legal & Regulatory team, to help build our new next generation capability
  • Member Get Member (refer a friend) web application development team

These roles will partner closely with our product owners within collaborative scrum teams, in an environment that values interesting technical challenges, using best practice design approaches and prioritises your professional development.


Job responsibilities:

  • Writes clean, tested and monitored scalable code
  • Performs all technical aspects of software development for assigned applications, including developing prototypes, writing new code and creating API's
  • Works with Product Owners to prioritise features for ongoing sprints
  • Works with Quality Engineers to ensure automated test scripts are incorporated for new features
  • Learns, and grows professionally
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Required skills & experience:
  • Java software development experience in a professional environment and/or Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related field;
  • Good collaboration and communication skills across all cultures and levels, and enthusiastic
Why American Express?

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world including recognition amongst the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work and Glassdoor’s 2017 Best Places to Work.  If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.


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 or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).

ReqID: 17015039
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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