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Software Engineer - API, Java, Springboot, APIGEE

Gurgaon, India
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.

About American Express
American Express is a global services company that provides consumers and businesses with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.
We make it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services through innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions.
Working at American Express
Experiences That Back You
What you choose to do for a living is one of the most meaningful decisions you can make. At American Express, our job is to help you excel at yours. We provide experiences to become a great leader, a world of opportunities to grow your career, and an inclusive culture to help you thrive. Because the best way to back our customers is to back our people.
 Reasons to Believe
An iconic global brand, where you  can grow as a leader
Meaningful and rewarding work that  is performed with integrity
A culture of learning in collaboration  with great colleagues and leaders
A unique career journey shaped by  your talent and curiosity
Support and trust to thrive in your  career and life
 The Powerful Backing™ of American Express.

Function Description:
American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our technology and product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative payment products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across physical, digital, mobile, and social media, join our transformation team! You will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for delivering projects platform supporting our global customer base. 

Our Engineers that join our Technologies team will be assigned to one of several exciting teams that are responsible for development and management of business critical platforms. You will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for delivering projects platform supporting our global customer base. You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our customers. 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.

Responsibilities:
Build and design new REST APIs using the available tech stack.
Understand the existing application architecture.
Understand and work on the business and tech priorities.
Responsible for designing and building the software products required by stakeholders.
Contribute to the approach for futuristic platform for APIs
Effectively communicate to internal and external business partners on solution design.
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications

Purpose: Create and innovate towards building and expanding American Express’s integrations ecosystem, by leveraging API technologies. 

Critical Factors to Success (Outcome Driven):
Business Outcomes: 
Ensure flawless integration configuration and implementation within Amex’s UX guidelines
Identify and adopt new technologies to enhance API performance

Leadership Outcomes:
Put enterprise thinking first, connect the role’s agenda to enterprise priorities and balance the needs of customers, partners, colleagues & shareholders
Lead with an external perspective, challenge status quo and bring continuous innovation to our existing offerings
Demonstrate learning agility, make decisions quickly and with the highest level of integrity
Lead with a digital mindset and deliver the world’s best customer experiences every day 


Past Experience 
4-6 Yrs of experience with past experience across; 
API and Java development, using Java/J2EE, Springboot, APIGEE or any other API Gateway, Logging Frameworks, JSON, XML, Linux etc.
3rd party APIs and SDKs
Open source frameworks & libraries
Networking protocols

Academic Background
Bachelor’s Degree in CS Or CSE or Equivalent  

Functional
Strong analytical & strategic thinking skills
Ability to interpret technical /business objectives and challenges
Porting/Software Configuration
Agile Methodologies
Software development/ testing
Knowledge of open source frameworks and libraries 
Good understanding of networking protocols and stacks

Preferred:
Product Engineering Knowledge 
Knowledge of end-to-end customer journey in analytics
Platform engineering knowledge ( e.g Financial Technology /Consumer commercial research/ Ecommerce platforms)


Technical/Platforms
API Development, RESTful, and SOAP, Java/J2EE, Core Java
3rd-party APIs and SDKs
Dockers, Caches, and Load Balancers), Cloud
Git
Linux based systems
JSON, XML Java script and HTML
Oracle, SQL, Stored Procedures, NoSQL

Preferred:
High volume+performance APIs
IBM TPF knowledge

Behavioral
Enterprise Leadership Behaviors
Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective
Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential
Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage. 

ReqID: 19011271
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2019, 6:22:59 AM
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