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Engineer

Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

We're looking for an iOS Engineer to work on mobile applications that will be used by tens of millions of American Express cardholders around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills and creativity. Should enjoy solving tough problems and working with new technologies. You should not be shy about sharing your ideas, and be obsessive about user experience and beautiful code.


You'll be part of the Mobile Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for American Express customers. Mobile Engineering's aim is to build interactive experiences at all touch points of a consumer's journey whether before, at, or after the time of purchase.


You'll be working in a fast-paced environment with the stability of working for a Fortune 100 company. Your primary responsibilities will be to work on a small team of engineers developing mobile products. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies, and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity.


Responsibilities


Contribute to the design, architecture, and development of apps that are elegant, efficient, secure, highly available, and maintainable

Works closely with other developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction

Contribute insights into ways to improve our processes and tools

Be highly motivated and maintain a positive, "can-do" attitude in a fast moving environment

Follow and help cultivate consistent development best practices


Collaborates with project manager and other software developers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain the iOS application


Provides thought-leadership regarding implementation best practices


Assists in estimation and assessment of feasibility of features


Foster a collaborative spirit across multiple teams


Qualifications


 Bachelors degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Mathematics or 2+ years of equivalent experience in related disciplines

Knowledge of developing trends and emerging standards in mobile apps, mobile payments, and wearables

Minimum of 1 year of experience in iOS Development and 3 years of experience in Software Development

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and - execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.)


Good understanding of RESTful APIs and how to connect iOS applications to back-end services using asynchronous network calls


Basic understanding of Web Technologies (Javascript, CSS, HTML5)


Experience working with automated testing on the iOS platform


Familiar with Continuous Integration (CI) and its use in testing, building and deploying iOS apps


Knowledge of the open-source iOS ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks


Experience with Auto Layout


Understanding of code versioning using git


Understanding of accessibility and security compliance


Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application


Experience with UI animations a plus


Experience with Swift and/or Functional programming is a plus


Experience with payments technology is a plus


Apps published in the Apple App Store is a plus



Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.


 


ReqID: 18008097
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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