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Engineer - Java - Intelligent Automation

United States
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

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. 


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 won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground. 

 

There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:

 
  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies
  • Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide
 

Qualifications

Are you up for the challenge?

 
  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 3+ 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
  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • 2+ years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:
  •  Wide breath of engineering experience; Python v3.6 with the following advanced features:
    •      Multithreading/Multiprocessing
    •      File Compression
    •      Performance tuning using profiling
    •      Amex PAAS v4 Cloud Environment For both batch Python App         and Front end Admin UI
  •      Postgres v9.6 For database with the following advanced features:
    •       JSON datatypes for document storage
    •        Array datatypes for multiple values for same column.
    •       Angular JS For Admin UI
    •       Flask web application For health check
  • Following Libraries for Natural Language Processing:
    •        Spacy For document similarity algo implementation
    •        Natural Language Toolkit For phrase extraction 
    •        Stanford NLP For Named Entity Recognition 
    •        Beautiful Soup - For content parsing
  • 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

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions. 

 


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ReqID: 19004102
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 7, 2019, 11:15:34 AM
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