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Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.
American Express is entering into a technology transformation phase driven by opportunities to modernize legacy platforms, and explore modern software to be on the leading edge of the payments industry. American Express is looking for strong leaders to be part of high performing teams that will build and support our next generation platforms. If you have the talent and passion to drive innovation and deliver at a rapid pace, with deep hands on experience in areas of real-time, highly available, cloud-native application development, join our engineering teams to transform our systems. 
Your primary responsibility is to lead the development of our next generation distributed platform, aligning resources and delivery with business growth and diversification, while significantly improving service quality and cost-effectiveness. We expect the individual to be innovative and energetic with strong communications skills.



We’re looking for a Full Stack Engineer who will take a key role on our team Commercial Mobile & Expense Management Engineering team. Our Full Stack developer must have knowledge in all stages of software development.


You’ll be working alongside other engineers and developers, collaborating on the various layers of the infrastructure for our mobile and web application portfolio




Serve as a core member of an agile team that leads user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops software applications


Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new features.


Responsible for the applications design, work/coordinate with other team’s architect, engineers and vendors as necessary


Develop new user-facing web application features and APIs


Identifying opportunities for adopting new technology to solve problems in a matrix environment where applicable


Maintain code integrity and organization.

Writing unit tests, automation, and conducting code reviews and testing.




3+ years of experience in software development

Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

Experience in back-end programming languages such as Java, JavaScript etc.

Proficiency in JavaScript and CSS, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model

Developed microservices using Java(REST/SOAP) and deploying them on enterprise cloud

Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.

Team player and a hands-on engineer.

Experience in leveraging open source tools and adapting to common frameworks

Understanding and implementation of security and data protection.

Familiarity with code versioning tools – Git

Commitment to software practices of continuous Integration, automated/repeatable testing, and collaborative work environments.

Ability to think abstractly and deal with ambiguous/under-defined problems.

ReqID: 19016765
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 10, 2019, 8:51:08 PM