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Engineer - Must have Java/J2EE & Web Technologies-React exp.

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. 


Become part of American Express’s digital enterprise evolution by joining the American Express Technology team!  In Merchant Interactive, we are all about delighting our Merchants’ interaction with American Express.  We are constantly reimagining the possibilities for servicing merchants. This group is nimble, creative and empowered to shape the merchant’s digital landscape. We create robust API Portals for public and internal developers around the world through the creation of amazing user experiences for our developer communities. This Engineer I will be part of a fast-paced Agile team building responsive solutions designed to simplify access to the Amex Platform.


We need a bright and collaborative Full Stack Software Engineer to transform and deliver our interactive merchant platform.


There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express.  Taking your place as a core member of an Agile team driving the latest development practices your responsibilities will include: 

  • Working with a team of Engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide.

  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation.
  • Developing microservices using Java and deploying them on enterprise cloud.
  • Developing advanced web components to provide an intuitive end-user experience.
  • Capability tuning across browsers and mobile devices.
  • Troubleshooting issues and working with product support teams to resolve problems and perform root cause analysis.
  • Working closely with Product Owners in researching and prototyping new capabilities that improve the overall user experience. 
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies.


Are you up for the challenge?


The ideal candidate will have:


  • 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering, or related field preferred.
  • A strong understanding of and proven background in responsive web development using technologies such as: React, Angular 2, Bootstrap, Java, Databases, CSS, and HTML. 
  • Advanced User Experience development skills in creating dynamic and engaging web components.
  • Hands-on expertise with responsive web application design and development.
  • Preferred experience React, Angular 2, Bootstrap and Java.
  • Provable experience in developing web components using: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Spring MVC, and Open Source sub-components.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Collaborative work ethics and ability to work in a team-oriented culture.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and execute against deliverables under deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Highly focused, organized, and detail-oriented.
  • Passionate about creating great Technology products and is always looking for creative & innovative solutions to meet or exceed our business partners’ needs.
  • Strong leadership skills & ability to collaborate across development portfolios to drive results.
  • Strong Technical aptitude with an intense desire to learn new skills and industry trends.
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile development, Application Design, Software Development, and automated testing (Selenium, Junit etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, XLR, Sonar, Selenium, Chef etc.
  • Experience with content Publishing platforms would be 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: 18010070
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 18, 2019, 2:25:16 PM
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