Senior Java Engineer

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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
  • Perform technical aspects of software development for assigned applications including design, developing prototypes, and coding assignments
  • Debug software components and identify code defects for remediation
  • Empower teams to automate deployments in test or production environments

Qualifications

Are you up for the challenge?
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related experience required; advanced degree preferred
  • 8+ years of wide breath of engineering experience in application design, software development, automated testing, and production support in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, and modern relational databases
  • Working experience on designing and implementing complete end-to-end data Infrastructure, fine tuning databases, spark jobs for better scalability and performance
  • Experience with API development, Cloud integration and development
  • Hands-on expertise with application design and software development in Big Data and modern RDBMS platforms across one or more platforms, languages, and tools (e.g. Java, J2EE, Big Data Components/ Frameworks Hadoop, MemSQL, MapReduce, HDFS, Hive, Python, Spark, Apache Ni-Fi,Spring Boot, Kafka, etc.)
  • Experience with implementing integrated automated release management using tools/technologies/frameworks like Maven, Subversion, code/security review tools
  • Experience with Dev Ops, CI/CD and Automated testing tools such Sonarqube, Jenkins, JMeter, etc.
  • Familiarity with machine learning techniques and algorithm such as Regression, Clustering, Random Forest, Time Series Forecasting, etc.
  • Commercial/financial domain knowledge and work experience is a bonus.
  • 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.


Tags: Senior Engineer, Java/J2EE, MemSQL, SPARK
ReqID: 19015635
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Aug 27, 2019, 11:48:00 AM