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Junior Java Engineer

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

What type of work can you expect to do in Technology at American Express?

  • Perform aspects of software development for assigned applications including, developing prototypes and writing new code / API's, Front End Web-Development, Full Stack exposure
  • Function as an active member of an agile team through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation)
  • Produce software builds
  • Conduct quantitative research as per requirements of the placement team, development using Python and SQL
  • Debug software components, identify, fix and verify remediation of code defects
  • Work with product owners to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and manage a list of technical requirements based on industry trends, new technologies, known defects, and issues


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Salary: Competitive

Posting date: 10/8/18

Closing date: 9/9/18


Required skills:

Are you up for the challenge?
  • Software development experience within multiple Global Financial services organisations
  • Work experience as part of an agile team
  • Proficiency in Java, JavaScript/jQuery, Node.js, C, MongoDB, HTML/CSS, MySQL and Angularjs programming languages
  • Experience of working on Cloud based platform
  • Experience of quantitative research and data visualisation
  • Knowledge of Databases
  • Experience with automation, algorithms, algebra
  • Can identify opportunities for innovation and change
 Good to have:
  • Passion for technology
  • Desire to learn
  • Desire to share learning/coach or mentor others
  • Ability to effectively communicate with non-technical business partners
  • Capable of working well in a team environment and contributing
 Educational Requirements:
  • Enrolled in or completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).

ReqID: 18012024
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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