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Senior Engineer - Java

Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our technology and product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to support innovative payment products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across physical, digital, mobile, and social media, join our transformation team!

You will be part of a fast-paced, high performing Shared Services Team, working closely with business, delivery and production support teams toa ensure the continued high quality application performance of products designed to drive card member Servicing. You will be challenged with identifying innovative solutions and preventive measures to uphold the existing and future needs of our customers. This is a very exciting opportunity to join an organization Servicing Customer of American Express. This organization leads the technology strategy and delivery across multiple business units within American Express, and is responsible for the delivery of Servicing across all channels( Web/Voice/Mobile/IOT) leveraging cutting-edge technology, and enable incredible Servicing experiences for American Express Card Members.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Serving as a core member of an Engineering team responsible for ensuring high availability for a portfolio or our Card Member servicing (MYCA)
  • Engineer services for high availability resiliency




    • 3-5 years of Java development experience
    • Hands on experience in Multi-threading.
    • Working knowledge of protocols (HTTP(s), TCP/IP and ssh)
    • Hands on experience with libraries like Vertx, Hystrix, RxJava, Test NG are highly preferred.
    • Hands-on experience in implementing web applications and API services using REST
    • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges, and articulate solutions
    • Commitment to software practices of Continuous Integration, automated/repeatable testing, and collaborative work environments
    • Ability to enable business capabilities through innovation
    • Demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in how fast they develop working software
    • Experience with payments technology and industry is a plus
    • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent experience.
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions. 
Why American Express?
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.
American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.
We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.
Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.
The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.

ReqID: 18015183
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 31, 2019, 3:50:18 PM
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