American Express Careers


Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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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:
Focus: Designs, develops, troubleshoots, debugs, evaluates, modifies, deploys and documents software and systems that meet the needs of business and/or internal end user applications.
Organizational Context: Member of Data Center Infrastructure organization, typically working with Engineers, Analysts, Service Delivery Analysts and reporting to a Director. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Designs and develops well architected software development solutions in web based applications.
  • Functions as a member of an agile team by contributing to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation)
  • Participates in code reviews and automated testing
  • Debugs software components and identifies code defects for remediation
  • Enables the deployment, support and monitoring of software across test, integration, and product environments
  • Automates deployments in test or production environments
  • Automatically scales applications based on project demands
  • Demonstrates increased self-reliance to achieve team goals
  • Demonstrates a willingness to cross-train others and receive cross-training to constantly improve team skills
  • Influences team members with innovative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking
  • Participates in retrospectives/post implementation reviews to ensure quality standards are adhered to during development and implementation
  • Extracts / manipulates data from relational databases; writes simple to complex analytical queries for metrics and/or development and uses tools to load / retrieve data from various data sources
  • Delivers enterprise business intelligence analytics based on business requirements, analyzing reporting, utilizing software to generate metrics, data discovery applications, dashboards and scorecards, validating and/or modeling data
  • Documents programming work, both inline and in separate documentation
 Scope of Impact / Influence
  • Accountable to team for completing tasks and deliverables as agreed upon
  • Accountable to team for delivering quality work


Are you up for the challenge?

Education / Experience / Qualifications
  • Up to 5 years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:
    • Familiar with Agile or rapid application development methods including DevOps and CI/CD
    • Experience with design and coding across one or more platforms and languages as appropriate; ASP.NET / ASP.NET CORE with C# and MVC, Razor Pages, Bootstrap, CSS, Python, ReSTful services, MS SQL (query writing and running, parameterized stored procedures, SQL Server Agent job creation and maintenance, Integration Services (SSIS), Reporting Services (SSRS), Analysis Services (SSAS), JavaScript, JSReact,
    • Experience with development support tools like Visual Studio 2017, JIRA, GIT/BitBucket, Confluence, Docker, Jenkins, Selenium, Slack, XLR/Lara
    • Experience with data-modeling, data warehousing concepts/methodologies, relational database design, and how BI tools interact with underlying data structures
    • Familiarity with API programming, micro services, release planning, CI/CD, DevOps, AmEx DTC, SSL, Windows/Linux server administration and maintenance
    • Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing
    • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms and/or relational databases
    • Demonstrated experience with object-oriented design and coding in a variety of languages
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science engineering, or related experience required
 High Performing Behaviors
  • Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies to enable business capabilities
  • Keeps up to date on current research and technology in the industry
  • Recognizes the importance of teamwork to achieve objectives
  • Clearly communicates ideas and concepts to others
  • Identifies opportunities within projects and acts on own initiative without being prompted, including making appropriate decisions as necessary
  • Provides feedback to team members in code reviews
  • Influences team members with innovative changes and continuous improvements
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Designs, codes, tests, maintains, and documents applications
  • Defines test conditions based on requirements and specifications provided
  • Ability to understand and leverage complex data structures and associated components
  • Has mastery of core tools used in planning, analyzing, designing, building, testing, configuring, and maintaining applications(s)
  • Mastery of infrastructure technologies and components
 Core Competencies
  • Agile Practices
  • Adaptive communication
  • Industry and Company Knowledge
  • Technical Acumen
  • Technology Industry Trends
 Game Changers
  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Courage
  • Curiosity
  • Ingenuity
  • Servant Leadership
  • Tenacity
 Role Core Competencies
  • Technical
    • Emerging Technologies
    • Programing/Software Development
    • System Design
    • Testing
  • Functional
    • Business Analysis
    • Data Management
    • Release and Deployment
    • Systems Development Management
    • User Experience Evaluation and Analysis
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ReqID: 18004608
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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