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Sr. Engineer - Microsoft.NET, SQL Server & JavaScript Required

Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

A strong AML program, inclusive of a strong IT system and operations, is an essential backbone to succeed and thrive in the industry. The Global Risk, Finance Technology & Transformation (GRFTT) Organization, among its multiple responsibilities, is accountable for building that strong IT system. This position is for this high performing GRFTT team, and we are looking for a highly hands-on Senior Engineer. The dynamic Engineer will be leading and driving multiple platform initiatives. He will be working in a fast, high performance environment and will be working on various sets of technologies (Microsoft .NET, C#, Python, JavaScript, NoSQL Databases, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Angular JS, SolR, Redis, Web-services, MicroStrategy, SSRS, Machine Learning etc.)
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Familiar with Agile.
  • Ability to effectively interpret Technical and Business objectives and challenges, and articulate solutions.
  • Deals well with ambiguous/under-defined problems; strong logical reasoning.
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Ability to enable business capabilities through innovation is a plus. 


This Senior Engineer should have:
  • 8+ years of Software Engineering experience. 
  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Technical discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • Hands-on experience – ASP .NET, JavaScript, AngularJS.
  • Demonstrated substantial experience with object-oriented design and programming (C# or Java preferred).
  • Demonstrated experience with test driven development methodology.
  • String experience with relational databases (SQL Server, PostgreSQL etc.).
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as Mongo DB etc. 
  • Experience designing and developing REST APIs for high volume clients.
  • Hands-on experience with Python is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with Microstrategy or SSRS or Tableau is a plus.
  • Experience with Big Data Tools is a plus.
  • Substantial experience with Agile.
  • Demonstrated experience with automated build and test frameworks.
  • Experience with container technology, such as Docker, a plus.
  • Experience with software development and collaboration tools (Bitbucket JIRA, Confluence, etc.), a plus.
  • Experience with Git a plus,
  • A proven hunger to learn new technologies and translate them into working software.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to internal and external business partners on solution design.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Strong work ethic with good time management with ability to work with diverse teams and lead meetings.
  • Experience collaborating with the business to drive requirements/Agile story analysis.
  • Ability to effectively interpret Technical and Business objectives and challenges, and articulate solutions.


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: 18010147
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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