Full Stack Software 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.
If you have a strong will to learn and educate and are motivated by opportunity to help grow our team and be a part of an industry-leading technology and innovations, then look no further! There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express.
At American Express, we are building a new cross functional agile team to deliver best-in-class servicing platform for our customers using modern open source technology operating in the cloud. Team members utilize today’s best engineering practices and techniques to build and ship software in small batches to continuously deliver incremental value.
Located in Sunrise, Florida, American Express has a fresh, fun, collaborative, and creative environment in the new regional headquarters campus— a rare find in South Florida.
What You’ll Be Doing
  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team that drives user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops software applications.
  • Write clean and concise code that is well-tested, easy to maintain, and consistent with existing patterns in our codebase.
  • Translate UX designs into functioning applications.
  • Developing and integrating REST APIs between back-end systems to support a high-volume web application.
  • Collaborating with product owners, delivery managers, and other developers to deliver a quality product.
  • Taking ownership and responsibility of the work at hand and shepherding code through to production.
  • Actively pair-programming with teammates for collective code ownership.



What You'll Need
  • 3+ years of modern software development experience - Knowledge of object-oriented design, full stack web development, microservices and building REST APIs in Java.
  • Experience in building component-based applications with modern frontend frameworks, such as React, Vue, or Angular. React experience is a bonus.
  • Experience with modern front-end build pipelines and tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Experience in object-oriented software development with an understanding of scalable distributed systems.
  • Experience in Agile development, automated testing and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential.
Bonus Points
  • Constant curiosity and a desire to improve yourself and your fellow engineers.
  • Strong sense of extreme ownership and a big proponent of DevOps culture.
  • Familiarity with SOLID principles.
  • Prior experience working in high performing agile development team.
  • Experience with Java based service frameworks.
  • Agile practices and experience with the Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket).
  • Worked in a large matrixed organization.
  • Business Product Knowledge - Working knowledge of the finance and credit lending industry.

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions

ReqID: 19020653
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 10, 2020, 12:00:07 PM