American Express Careers

Engineer II

Gurgaon, India
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

American Express is a global services company and the world’s largest card issuer. Our direct relationships with many millions of consumers, businesses and merchants worldwide - combined with our leading edge marketing, information management and rewards capabilities - enable us to offer an array of valuable services that enrich lives, build business success, encourage financial responsibility and create communities of people with common interests. 

American Express for 9th consecutive year has been voted among India’s top 10 workplaces by the Great Place to Work institute. In recognition of our consistent performance, we were nominated to the Great Place to Work “Hall of Fame”. 

At American Express, we serve customers, not transactions. We’re widely known for providing superior customer service and have been recognized for a number of achievements including being ranked highest in customer satisfaction within the credit card industry by J.D. Power for seven consecutive years. 

A career at American Express is rich in experience and offers opportunities to build lasting relationships with our customers. 

Come join us and realize your potential.

Designs, develops, troubleshoots, debugs, evaluates, modifies, deploys, and documents software and systems that meet the needs of customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end user applications.
Organizational Context:
Member of a product engineering or delivery and integration team reporting to a Senior Engineer, Engineering Director or Director Product Delivery & Integration.

Key Responsibilities:
   Software Development
  • Entry level ability in software development, such as coding assignments
  • Function as member of an agile team by contributing to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation)
  • Participate in code reviews and automated testing
  • Debug basic software components and identify code defects for remediation
  • Enable the deployment, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration,
  • and production environments
  • Automate deployments in test or production environments
  • Automatically scale applications based on demand projections
  • Demonstrate increased self-reliance to achieve team goals
  • Influence team members with innovative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking

Scope of Impact/Influence:
Accountable to team for completing assigned tasks and deliverables as agreed upon
Accountable to team for delivery of quality work

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


Education & Experience:-

  • 6+ years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:
  • Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods
  • Experience with design and coding across one or more platforms and as appropriate
  • Hands-on experience with application design, software development, and automated testing
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Demonstrated experience with object-oriented design and coding with variety of languages
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related experience required

High Performing Behaviors:-

Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies to enable business capabilities

Keeps up-to-date on current research and technology in the industry

Recognizes the importance of teamwork to achieve objectives

Clearly communicates ideas and concepts to others

Identifies opportunities within projects and acts on own initiative without being prompted, including making appropriate decisions as necessary

Provides feedback to team members in code reviews

Influences team members with innovative changes and continuous improvements

Mentors and guides junior team members to success within the team


Able to understand and leverage advanced data structures and associated components

Designs, codes, tests, maintains, and documents applications

Strong development experience in Java J2EE, Spring MVC framework with sound knowledge on databases including modern NoSQL DBs like Mongo, Redis, Cassandra, etc.

Strong experience on messaging systems like Solace, Kafka, REST, SOAP, JMS, etc.

Technical skills in Node.JS server side JavaScript, Scala or with web application development frameworks and tools like React & Express

Experience on Machine Learning, Big Data technologies, such as Spark, Hadoop, Cornerstone will be highly preferred

Experience of Incident Management and supporting high severity incidents meeting SLA’s

Lead reviews of colleagues' work

Defines test conditions based on the requirements and specifications provided

Has mastery of the core tools used in the planning, analyzing, designing, building, testing, configuring, and maintaining of assigned application(s)

Mastery of infrastructure technologies and components

Technology Core Competencies:-

Adaptive Communication

Agile Practices

Industry and Company Knowledge

Organizational Change Management

Technical Acumen

Technology Industry Trends

Game Changers:-


Collaboration & Teamwork

Continuous Improvement




Servant Leadership


Role Core Competencies:-


Emerging Technologies

Programming/Software Development

System Design



Business Analysis

Data Management

Release and Deployment

Systems Development Management

User Experience Evaluation and Analysis


Analytical Thinking

Building High Performance Teams

Coaching & Mentoring

Decision Making

Executive Presence

Influence & Negotiation


Business Product Knowledge

Problem Solving

Tags: GHCIndia2018
ReqID: 18017407
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 5, 2018, 3:11:22 AM
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