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Full Stack Engineer

New York, New York
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
  • Delivering features, services, components for travel ecosystem that touches millions of customers across the globe.

Qualifications

This high energized Software Engineer must have:
  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical
  • 2-4 years software development experience in a professional environment
  • Understanding of Agile or other rapid application development methods
  • General knowledge of distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Understanding of object-oriented design and coding with variety of languages
  • Exposure to design and coding across one or more platforms and languages as appropriate
  • Exposure to methods relating to application design, software development, and automated testing
  • General knowledge of distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, data structures and relational databases
  • Understanding of object-oriented design and coding with variety of languages
  • Experience in creating and implementing and integrating with SOAP and REST based Web Services.
  • Experience with HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript (React & Node), AJAX, DOM, and version control systems (such as svn, git)
  • Experience with continuous integration and various testing frameworks (JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, SOAP UI, Postman), Jenkins
  • Exposure to Java, JEE, Spring.
  • Learns and applies new technologies and techniques
  • Recognizes the importance of collaboration to achieve objectives
  • Clearly communicates ideas and concepts to others
  • Manages assigned tasks effectively; acts on own initiative without being prompted
  • Designs, codes, tests, maintains, and documents application components
  • 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, crafting, building, testing, configuring, and maintaining of assigned application(s)
  • Familiar with infrastructure technologies and components in distributed and cloud environments
  • A proven hunger to learn new technologies and translate them into working software
  • Ability to effectively communicate to internal and external business partners on solution design
  • Experience with continuous integration and testing frameworks such as selenium
Having below skills/knowledge is a plus:
  • Experience in test-driven development, unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing, web service testing, and browser compatibility testing
  • Experience with Agile, Agile at scale (SAFE), other rapid application development methods, and Waterfall SDLC
  • Exposure to Web Services Security, Batch oriented frameworks, Vertx, Reactive Programming
  • Exposure to working with RDBMS (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL etc..) and NoSQL (Mongo, Couchbase, Cassandra) databases
  • Exposure to working with message driven systems (OpenMQ, RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • Exposure with internationalization and localization
  • Exposure with a broad range of software languages
  • 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. 


ReqID: 19008087
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: May 22, 2019, 10:41:30 AM
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