American Express Careers

Engineer II

Phoenix, Arizona; 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 will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for enhancing and supporting Global Commercial Services’ platforms.   You will also play a key role in partnering with business and technology colleagues to drive strategic priorities. Our Team follows agile methodology and uses the latest distributed development technologies to design, build, test and support software that meets the needs of the business and improve upon it through operational ownership.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Function as member of an agile team by contributing to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation)
  • Demonstrate increased self-reliance to achieve team goals
  • Participate in code reviews and automated testing
  • Debug basic software components and identify code defects for remediation
  • Enable the development, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments
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  • Automatically scale applications based on demand projections
  • Conduct engineering activities in accordance with the team’s DevOps model
    Education & Experience
    4-5 years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile or other rapid application development methods
  • Experience with design and coding across one or more platforms
  • Hands-on experience with application design, software development, and automated testing
  • Exposure to distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Experience with object-oriented design and coding with variety of languages
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related experience required
    Knowledge/Skills
  • Knowledgeable in Java, JEE, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Spring Boot, Angular, JBoss, Oracle, PostgreSQL, React, Node.js
  • Able to understand and leverage advanced data structures and associated components
  • Web Service experience – both SOAP and Rest
  • Designs, codes, tests, maintains, and documents applications
  • Takes part in reviews of own work and reviews of colleagues' work
  • Defines test conditions based on the requirements and specifications provided
  • Has understanding of the core tools used in the planning, analyzing, designing, building, testing, configuring, monitoring, and maintaining of assigned application(s)
  • Intermediate knowledge of infrastructure technologies and components
  • Proven hunger to learn new technologies and translate them into working software
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business partners
 

Qualifications

Are you up for the challenge?

 
  • Preferably a BS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline or related experience
  • 4-5 years of software development experience
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business obje
    Are you up for the challenge?
     
    • Preferably a BS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline or related experience
    • 4-5 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 core competencies, 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 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.



    ctives 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 core competencies, 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 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.

 

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.

 
US Candidates/Employees: Click here to view the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement and the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

 

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ReqID: 18017246
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Dec 13, 2018, 10:22:46 AM
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