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Senior Software Engineer

Itasca, Illinois
Technology

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Job Description

Accertify Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of American Express, is a leader in providing software, tools and strategies for preventing online fraud and mitigating enterprise-wide risks. Accertify is committed to providing e-commerce companies with comprehensive and cost-effective solutions to fraud.


Accertify’s development team is looking for a skilled senior software engineer. This individual will use their software development background and strong analytical skills to help build and enhance Accertify’s industry-leading tools. This individual’s day-to-day work will involve using Java, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, SQL, Linux, git and gradle to design and build software solutions that are fast, scalable and flexible.


As a part of the team, you will:

  • Work with business representatives, Lead Developers, and the Director of Software Development to design, build and test new products and features

  • Use the IDE/OS of your choice to write code in Java, JavaScript, HTML and css
  • Work independently or on small team projects
  • Participate in requirement gathering and design sessions
  • Participate in peer code reviews
  • Troubleshoot and optimize code for usability, performance, and scalability


We seek individuals with strong fundamental programming experience, great communication skills, and a love for working on challenging problems.

Qualifications

Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • Very strong and demonstrable analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • Professional programming experience in an enterprise setting
  • High volume transactional environment experience
  • 4+ years software development experience as a Java developer
  • A solid understanding of "how things work" in the world of computers, the Internet, databases, and the Java programming language
  • Familiarity with basic programming constructs (conditionals, loops, data structures)
  • Relational database skills (SQL, JDBC - Oracle and PostgreSQL preferred)
Desired Skills:
  • Linux, MacOS, JSP, jQuery, HTML5, SpringMVC
  • Exposure to modern front-end technologies - CSS, less, Bootstrap, AngularJS
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: 19010944
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Aug 8, 2019, 4:25:50 PM
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