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Full Stack Software Engineer

Sunrise, Florida
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.
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.
The Commercial Servicing organization is a dynamic group responsible for providing technology capabilities that enable extraordinary experiences for our commercial clients.
The reach of the Commercial Servicing Group is global and has a significant potential to make a positive difference for our commercial clients thereby allowing them to focus on running their businesses.
As a member of the team, here are some example of what you’ll be doing:
  • Taking your place as a core member of an enterprise agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Developing and integrating REST APIs between back-end systems to support a web application used by over 6,000 Customer Care Professionals
  • Developing and integrating REST APIs between various back-end systems of record
  • Writing automated unit test cases and conducting code reviews with members of the team
  • Identifying opportunities for enhanced analytics and data-driven decision making


  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years experience with web development and intermediate proficiency with JavaScript is required, experience with React and Node.js is a strong plus
  • At least an intermediate level of proficiency with Java is required, experience with Micro services and REST API development is preferred
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives, handle challenges and implement 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 and experience with the Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Modern development best practices including Git
  • Results-oriented and user-experience focused
  • Excellent team player with an ability to work proactively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work and thrive in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders, teams and conflicting priorities
  • Analytical and data driven

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: 19009046
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: May 21, 2019, 11:26:12 AM
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