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.

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at American Express.  Our technology engineers design and deliver American Express applications across the globe.  To meet these demands we’re looking for problem solvers who drive results through precise analysis and programming methodologies, individuals with a strong intellectual curiosity and a passion for innovation – team players who can convert their ideas into execution.  If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative products at a rapid pace, consider joining our team!


Responsibilities include:

· Serving as a core member of an Engineering team that designs and develops software applications.

· Troubleshooting these applications.

· Writing code and unit tests, working on API’s, automation, and conducting code reviews and testing.

· Effectively interpreting Technical and Business objectives and challenges, and articulating sound solutions.

·   Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges.

· Understanding code deployment and implementation activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of experience with application design and development using Java.

  • Proficiency in JavaScript including DOM manipulation.

  • Experience using ReactJS.

  • 2-5 years of expertise in objected oriented analysis and design.

  • Demonstrated experience in Agile development, design, software development, testing, and implementation.  

  • Excellent communication skills to effectively communicate orally and in writing with a broad constituency base (e.g., Business, Tech, etc.).

  • Thorough understanding of Java, J2EE, JavaScript, web services, and Microservices technologies.

  • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science, Business/MIS, Computer Engineering, or equivalent work experience.

  • Understanding of database structures and functioning.

  • A proven hunger to learn new technologies and translate them into working software.

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: 20001289
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2020, 3:03:07 AM