Senior Engineer II - - Mobile APIs

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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 an API/Java 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; someone who enjoys solving tough problems and working with new technologies. This person should not be shy about sharing their ideas and be obsessive about user experience and beautiful code.

 

As an Mobile API 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 small-team environment with the stability of working as part of a Fortune 100 company. Your primary responsibility will be to work with a small team of designers and engineers developing mobile products. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies popular in Android and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas with your team despite some ambiguity.

 

Responsibilities:

 

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

 

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

 

Contribute insights into ways to improve the processes and tools used on the Android team

 

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

 

Follow and help cultivate consistent development best practices

 

Collaborate with your engineering manager and other software engineers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain the Android application

 

Provide thought-leadership regarding implementation best practices

 

Assist in estimation and assessment of feasibility of features

 

Foster a collaborative spirit across multiple teams

 

     

 

 

 

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 (RxJava, MVC, Kotlin, etc), and server side.


Minimum of 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.)


Experience in RESTful APIs and how it connects to various clients like mobile, web etc are required


Demonstrated experience with Java, J2EE, XMl, JSON, Multi- threaded programming required


Experience with server less architecture, docker containers are preferred


Experience working with testing libraries like Junit, Postman, Jmeter etc are preferred


Familiar with Continuous Integration (CI) and its use in testing, building and deploying APIs & Micro Services


Understanding of code versioning using git, github and gitflow.


Understanding of accessibility and security compliance


Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application


Experience in creation and review of software and architecture designs


Experience with Kotlin is a plus


Experience with payments technology is a plus


 



ReqID: 19017090
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2019, 12:14:35 AM