American Express Careers


Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

Passionate Engineer Needed for Secret-Sauce Creation!
We've got some amazing things cooking in Payments. We need an excited and talented software engineer to join the vanguard pushing the envelope on money movement.
  • Join a burgeoning team of software engineers working on some of the most exciting projects at Amex.
  • Build next-generation API platforms and green-field horizontally-scalable cloud-native applications.
  • Conceive, Code, Test, CI/CD, AUTOMATE ALL THE THINGS!
  • Mentor junior Developers and get them up to speed through pair-programming, etc.
  • Extend your reach and grow, mastering an ever-evolving Tech-stack. 
  • Empower the business to invent new powerful products, as we integrate machine-learning and other aspects of AI into the Amex Core.


You–in a nutshell:
  • 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • You might have a Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Technical discipline, or maybe you have tons of hard-won experience. If you have the skills, let's talk!
  • You will hit the ground running, immersing yourself in our team culture. Our team demands excitement and camaraderie–we WALK together, and we ROCK together. 
  • You are willing to learn new technologies, interrupt old patterns, try on new hats, and help your teammates succeed!
Tech Skills:
  • We code mostly Java around here so you'll need to be fluent in this before you start. We also do a little Python. If you are an expert in another discipline, let's talk!
  • Comfortable with modern software development practices and trends. 
  • Be into open source, and understand how to include in projects. 
  • Data stores: we use Oracle, Couchbase, MongoDB, Redis, etc., etc.
  • We build CLOUD-NATIVE applications! Familiarity with PaaS is helpful, as is Docker.
  • We automate everything around here, and have a ZERO-TOLERANCE policy on inefficient processes. We insist that you feel the same way, and are willing to DELIVER on this!
Tell Us WHY
* Include with your job application, a paragraph explaining why YOU are the perfect person for this job. Put this in the top of your resume/CV.
 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: 19002657
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2019, 7:54:15 AM
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