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Engineer I

Bangalore, India
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

We are looking for a high performing Java Engineer to join our Foreign Exchange International Payments technology team in American Express, Bangalore.
This role 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.
Your primary proven software development experience will be using Java Technologies; for example some of: JPA and CDI, Spring MVC, Spring Data and Spring Boot and RESTful microservices.
Job responsibilities:  
  • Writes clean, tested and monitored scalable code
  • Works with Product Owners to prioritise features for ongoing sprints
  • Works with Quality Engineers to ensure automated test scripts are incorporated for new features
  • Performs all technical aspects of software development for assigned applications, including developing prototypes, writing new code and creating API's
  • Designs and builds integration components and interfaces in collaboration with Architects and Infrastructure Engineers as necessary


Requested skills & Experience: 
  • Relevant software development experience (minimum Java 7, Java 8 preferable) in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:
    • Demonstrated experience working in a team of Engineers
    • Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing
    • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related field;
  • Experience in Agile techniques, preferably some experience with BDD and TDD
  • Understands the complete vertical platform environment (technical stack)
  • Exposure to distributed (multi-tiered) systems and relational databases
  • Good collaboration and communication skills across all cultures and band levels, and enthusiastic about keeping up to date with new technologies 
Some of the following experience would also be desirable:
  • Knowledge of Spring including MVC, AOP, Spring Boot, REST, XML, Microservice architecture, Cucumber, JPA, JUnit, Mocking, JSP, Oracle DB SQL
  • Experience with Functional Programming practices
  • Front end web development skills such as HTML5, Javascript, AJAX, JQuery, CSS.
  • Cloud experience, for example Docker, OpenShift, Unix and service discovery tools.
  • Experience with performance and monitoring tools e.g. Splunk and App Dynamics.
  • Experience developing RESTful API’s and micro services
  • Knowledge of automated build / continuous delivery, experience of Maven, Jenkins, Groovy and other JVM languages a plus.

ReqID: 18006925
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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