Java 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.

 

Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.

 

You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground. 

 

There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:

  • 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 develop, launch and support new features.
  • Responsible for the applications development and support, work/coordinate with other team’s architect, engineers and vendors as necessary
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation
  • Writing unit tests, automation, and conducting code reviews and testing =
  • Maintain code integrity and organization
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technology to solve problems in a matrix environment where applicable

Qualifications

Are you up for the challenge? 
  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 1+ years of software development experience
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential 
At the core of Software Engineering
 

Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional competencies, including:

  • Hands-on expertise with application design, software development, and test automation across one or more platforms, languages, and tools
  • Excellent Java/J2EE skills with RESTful API development, Cloud integration and development.
  • Experience in Java frameworks/toolkits like SpringBoot and Vert.X is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of data tools such SQL using RDBMS(Oracle, MySQl, PostGres), No SQL (Couchbase, Cassandra, Mongo).
  • Familiarity with modern DevOps toolchain with tools like GIT, Jira, Jenkins, XL Release, Nexus, Artifactory.
  • Must implement and adhere to software security best practices.
  • Hands on with Junits and performance testing frameworks jmeter/gatling etc.
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential.
  • Experience with popular development tools such as IntelliJ Idea, Eclipse.
  • Good Debugging/RCA skills.
  • Knowledge of NodeJS and ReactJS would be addon.

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: 20000453
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2020, 4:36:32 PM