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Engineer II

New York, New York
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

Java Backend Engineer

If you are passionate about the power of new technology, come join the automation team.  We will be applying RPA, OCR, NLP, ML, BPM, and other innovative technology across the American Express enterprise.  You will learn an enormous range of technology and see it applied across the company.

American Express has an enormous opportunity to leverage new and disruptive technologies with an enterprise focus on automation.  The team is empowered to shape our technology and product roadmap. Bring your talent and desire to deliver innovative capabilities across an organization which is ripe with opportunity. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity.

We need a bright and collaborative Java Backend Software Engineer to deliver our automation platform.

Responsibilities include:

  • Building an enterprise software platform
  • Develop a software solution
  • Learning new technologies and building integrations into many platforms
  • Ability to define architecture and design, and get under the hood of complex architectures and distributed systems
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation
  • Hand-on Java development

 

Qualifications

  • 3+ Years of experience, Java, J2EE - Backend 
  • Expertise with application design, software development and automated testing
  • Understanding of distributed systems
  • Experience with Agile(Scrum), Rally, Jira, Confluence, Kanban
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering, or related field required
  • Deep understanding of SOA, Micro-Services
  • Deep understanding of auto-scaling and containerized environments
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to solve technical problems and the ability to influence and optimize input from key partners
  • Passion for shipping quality software fast and frequently
  • Attention to detail 

Qualifications

Are you up for the challenge?

 
  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • [X]+ 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.

 

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.

 
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ReqID: 19003298
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 19, 2019, 3:29:46 PM
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