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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.


Function Description:

The Data Encryption group is chartered to come up with creative products and capabilities to support data protection in various environments. If you have the talent and desire to Design, Develop and Test innovative products in this space in an agile manner, do join our team

Purpose of the Role:

Developer of security software including unit and performance testing

Portals and Web based UI development 


Innovative and rigorous multiplatform component and api development in Java, J2EE, AngularJS / ReactJS, Node.js

Participation in Agile development teams

Some REST api development

Creation of  interactive UI's and portals

Some exposure to RDBMS or NoSQL development

Work as part of a development team.



Critical Factors to Success:


Skills in agile development of web based UI's with back end REST apisor SQL / NoSQL databases


Excellent communication skills


Being able to work independently with minimum supervision



Past Experience:


3+years of interactive Web based application development using Java, J2EE, Angular, React, Node.js


Problem solving an debugging


Academic Background:


BS Computer Science & Engineer or equivalent



Functional Skills/Capabilities:


Familiarity with Data Encryption, Tokenization  and related Data Protection techniques is a plus


A background of development in the Security Domain is ideal , but not a must


Technical Skills/Capabilities:


Java/J2EE development , Angular/React , Node.js


 REST api and web applications development


SQL /NoSQL databases


Complete Familiarity with Software  development and build frameworks including Jenkins, Maven, Git/Stash


CI/CD based deployment environments in a container based environment


Software versioning and release management



Knowledge of Platforms:








Large Cloud based environments


Behavioral Skills/Capabilities: working independently with a US based development group, problem solving, initiative, attention to detail


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: 19015930
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Aug 22, 2019, 11:32:06 AM