American Express Careers

Software Engineer

United States
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 single day. Today, creative 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 passionate about a career building 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. 

There are hundreds of chances to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:

Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices

Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation

Finding opportunities for adopting new technologies

Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide



Are you up for the challenge?

Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline

2+ years of software development experience

Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions

Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential

At the core of Software Engineering

Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business strengths, 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 huge part of why we regularly win the 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.

Tags: GH2018
ReqID: 18011902
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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