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Full Stack Engineer - Java

New York, New York
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

The Buyer Initiated Payments (BIP) delivery team is looking for a software professional to deliver solutions against product backlogs in an agile environment. BIP is a rapidly growing, global payment platform that facilitates payment between buyers and suppliers using unique capabilities and multiple methods of payment. This technology enables American Express' closed loop network of card members and merchant by providing a flexible mechanism to schedule, track and negotiate payment terms.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Serving as a core member of an engineering team that designs and develops software applications
  • Writing code and unit tests, working on API specs, 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
  • Driving consistent development practices - tools and common components
  • Identifying exciting opportunities for adopting new technology to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges


  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years’ experience with design and development in an Enterprise setting using Java, J2EE
  • Demonstrated experience in Java application design, software development, and testing, preferably in an Agile environment
  • Experience with node, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Relation DBMSs such as Oracle
  • Expertise with HTML/XHTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript Frameworks such as AngularJS or React and NodeJS
  • RESTful API development experience
  • Experience with continuous integration/deployment (Jenkins, Maven, XLR, Cobertura, Mockito, SOAPUI, JMeter).
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile development, application design, software development, and testing
  • Thorough understanding of XML,SOAP, JSON, web services technologies, and data structure fundamentals, with experience in multi-threaded programming
  • Expertise in objected oriented analysis and design across a variety of platforms
  • Ability to effectively communicate to internal and external business partners on solution design 
  • Experience with test automation, DevOps and Test Driven Development is a plus
At the core of Software Engineering
Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:
  • Agile Practices
  • Porting/Software Configuration
  • Programming Languages and Frameworks
  • Business Analysis
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Product Knowledge
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 these positions.

ReqID: 18008207
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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