Senior Engineer - Crypto Developer

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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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and hands-on development of Java and J2EE/Spring based cryptographic and web application security components and apis

  • Developing and Testing PaaS based services for security functions including cryptography

  • Evaluating new tools and products specially in the cloud space

  • Doing Agile development including driving user stories and elaboration

  • Release management and support of products developed

  • Developer facing consulting

  • R&D into emerging algorithms and innovation in related areas of Cloud , Cloud Native Computing and Cryptography

Minimum Qualifications



Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • 7+ years with core Java development

  • 5 years with Spring/MVC development and J2EE design patterns  and IOC

  • Hands-on expertise with Docker, PaaS, Kubernetes/OpenShift

  • Servlets/JSP/JDBC/JMS/Hibernate/Servlet filters

  • Java Application server based development , preferably with JBoss

  • Webservice technologies including SOAP/REST/JSON/XML/JAX-RS

  • Familiarity with Software management, development and build frameworks including Jenkins, Maven, Git/SVN, common IDE’s

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Exposure to Cloud based environments and single and multi tenant services

  • Good understanding of OpenSSL, PKI, X.509, certificate management, TLS, multi-factor and federated authentication

  • Exposure to data privacy vulnerabilities and their protection

  • Node.js and JavaScript development

  • Exposure to crypto and key management technologies ( AES/ SHA/ FPE/PKCS ) and algorithms

  • Exposure to both payment and non payment crypto processing

Educational requirement:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering or Equivalent

 Preferred Additional:

  • Graduate Degree

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: 20004808
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 24, 2020, 12:07:50 AM