Senior 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:
 
  • Designing, developing, and supporting shared technology services leveraged by the enterprise
  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies



Minimum Qualifications

  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 4+ 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

  • Extensive experience in designing and implementing large scale platforms with high resiliency, availability, and reliability.

  • Strong experience in applications with high throughput and performance

  • Experience with micro services architectures and service mesh technologies is preferred.

     

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

  • Agile Practices

  • Porting/Software Configuration

  • Programming Languages and Frameworks – Hands on experience in some or all of the following is preferred:

    • Java, Go, Vert.x, React, Envoy, gRPC, ProtoBuf, JASON, CouchBase, Cassandra, Redis, Consul, Jenkins, docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Drools, Elastic Stack, Kafka, Spark

  • Business Analysis

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Business Product Knowledge

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: 20001860
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 3, 2020, 4:15:59 PM