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Senior Engineer-Java, SQL/No SQl DB, cloud infra

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. 
If you are itching for a new challenge this job is for you. We work on new products that are going to power American Express in to the future. Bring your creative ideas and sky is limit for what we can achieve as a team.
You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground. 
There are hundreds of opportunities 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
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies
  • Developing microservices using Java and deploying them on enterprise cloud
  • Troubleshooting issues and working with product support teams to resolve problems and perform root cause analysis
  • Mentoring junior engineering staff
  • Working closely with Product Owners in researching and prototyping new capabilities that improve the overall user experience



Are you up for the challenge?
  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 12+ 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
The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of and proven background in backend development using technologies such as: Java, SQL & NOSQL databases, Messaging infrastructure(kafka etc). Basic understanding of UI development is preferred.
  • Agile Practices
  • Porting/Software Configuration
  • Programming Languages and Frameworks
  • Business Analysis
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Highly focused, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Strong technical aptitude with an intense desire to learn new skills and industry trends
  • Strong leadership skills & ability to collaborate across development portfolios to drive results
  • Demonstrated experience using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, XLR, Sonar, Selenium, Chef etc
  • Business Product Knowledge
  • Basic of understanding of UI development with HTML and other front end technologies preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in leveraging open source tools and adapting to common frameworks
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.

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ReqID: 18013008
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 18, 2019, 11:57:51 AM
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