Engineer I- iOS

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Job Description

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 Senior iOS Engineer to work on mobile applications that will be used by tens of millions of American Express cardholders around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills and creativity. Should enjoy solving tough problems and working with new technologies. You should not be shy about sharing your ideas, and be obsessive about user experience and beautiful code.


As an iOS Engineer, you’ll be part of the Commercial Mobile& Expense Management Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for American Express business customers.


You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment with the stability of working for a Fortune 100 company. Your primary responsibilities will be to work on a small team of engineers developing mobile products. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies, and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity.


Responsibilities


Contribute to the design, architecture, and development of apps that are elegant, efficient, secure, highly available, and maintainable


Works closely with other developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction


Contribute insights into ways to improve our processes and tools


Be highly motivated and maintain a positive, “can-do” attitude in a fast-moving environment


Follow and help cultivate consistent development best practices


Collaborates with project manager and other software developers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain the iOS application


Provides thought-leadership regarding implementation best practices


Assists in estimation and assessment of feasibility of features


Foster a collaborative spirit across multiple teams

 Please note, Salary increases in case of a lateral move are provided only on an exception basis and in line with compensation guidelines.     

Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field.


Knowledge of developing trends and emerging standards in mobile apps, mobile payments, and wearables


Minimum of 3 years of experience in iOS Development and 7 years of experience in Software Development


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and - execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.)


Good understanding of RESTful APIs and how to connect iOS applications to back-end services using asynchronous network calls


Basic understanding of Web Technologies (Javascript, CSS, HTML5)


Experience working with automated testing on the iOS platform


Familiar with Continuous Integration (CI) and its use in testing, building and deploying iOS apps


Knowledge of the open-source iOS ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks


Experience with Auto Layout


Understanding of code versioning using git


Understanding of accessibility and security compliance


Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application


Experience with UI animations a plus


Experience with Swift and/or Functional programming is a plus


Experience with payments technology is a plus

Apps published in the Apple App Store is a plus.


ReqID: 19017045
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2019, 2:10:20 AM