American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our technology and product roadmap. We are looking for talent and desire to deliver innovative products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across digital, mobile, and social media. You will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for delivering world-class card member experiences. You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our customers.
As a Software Engineer the successful candidate will play a key role in the understanding of product owner strategy and collaborate with his/her peers, technology partners, and product owners to translate complex user stories into successful product releases.
Serving as a core member of an agile team that drives user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops software applications
Writing code and unit tests, automation, and conducting code reviews and testing
Identifying exciting opportunities for adopting new technologies to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges
Performing ongoing refactoring of code, utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast track concepts, and delivering continuous improvement
Working with product managers to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing a list of technical requirements based on industry trends, new technologies, known defects, and issues
Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team
Quickly generate and updating proof of concepts for testing and team feedback
Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices
Associate or BS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent 2+ years of work experience
Demonstrated experience in Agile development, application design, software development, and testing
Thorough understanding of XML, JSON, Web Service technologies, and data structure fundamentals
Experience with adaptive and responsive development techniques
Thorough understanding with Java/J2EE, Spring, SQL
Aptitude for learning and applying programming concepts
Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business partners
Expertise in objected oriented analysis and design across a variety of platforms
Experience with a broad range of software languages and payments technologies is a plus
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. 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.
Employment eligibility to work with American Express
in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for
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, or any other status protected by law.