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American Express Engineer Agile in Sunrise, Florida

Description

You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible — and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.

We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That’s why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

As part of our diverse tech team, you can architect, code and ship software that makes us an essential part of our customers’ digital lives. Here, you can work alongside talented engineers in an open, supportive, inclusive environment where your voice is valued, and you make your own decisions on what tech to use to solve challenging problems. Amex offers a range of opportunities to work with the latest technologies and encourages you to back the broader engineering community through open source. And because we understand the importance of keeping your skills fresh and relevant, we give you dedicated time to invest in your professional development. Find your place in technology on #TeamAmex.

From building next-generation apps and microservices in Kotlin to using AI to help protect our customers from fraud, you could be doing transformational work that brings our iconic, global brand into the future. As a part of our tech team, we could work together to bring ground-breaking and diverse ideas to life that power the digital systems, services, products and platforms that millions of customers around the world depend on. If you love to work with APIs, contribute to open source, or use the latest technologies, we’ll support you with an open environment and learning culture to grow your career.

Focus:

Designs, develops, solves problems, debugs, evaluates, modifies, deploys, and documents software and systems that meet the needs of customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end user applications.

Organizational Context:

Member of a product engineering or delivery and integration team reporting to a Senior Engineer, Engineering Director or Director Product Delivery & Integration.

How will you make an impact in this role?

Software Development

  • Beginner level ability in software development, such coding assignments

  • Function as member of an agile team by contributing to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation)

  • Participate in code reviews and automated testing

  • Debug basic software components and identify code defects for remediation

  • Enable the deployment, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments

  • Automate deployments in test or production environments

  • Automatically scale applications based on demand projections

Leadership

  • Demonstrate increased self-reliance to achieve team goals

  • Influence team members with creative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking

Range of Impact/Influence:

  • Accountable for team completing work you’re leading and work you are doing as agreed upon

  • Accountable to team for delivery of quality work

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:

  • 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

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

3 years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:

  • Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods

  • Experience with design and coding across one or more platforms and languages as appropriate

  • Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing

  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases

  • Confirmed experience with object-oriented design and coding with variety of languages

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related experience required; advanced degree preferred

High Performance Behaviors:

  • Recognizes opportunities to adopt innovative technologies to enable business capabilities

  • Keeps up to date on current research and technology in the industry

  • Recognizes the importance of collaboration to achieve objectives

  • Clearly communicates ideas and concepts to others

  • Finds opportunities within projects and acts on own initiative without being prompted, including making appropriate decisions as vital

  • Provides feedback to team members in code reviews

  • Drive creative changes & continuous improvements

  • Mentors and guides junior team members to success within the team

Knowledge/Skills:

  • 3 Years of experience with Java backend (J2EE)

  • 1 Years Reactive Programing (asynchronous programming paradigm) ideally with Vertx and RxJava

  • REST API design and implementation

  • SOA, Micro-Services, Containers

  • Stream processing/Queue - Solace, Kafka

  • Databases - Couchbase (Or a different Document DB/ NoSQL), PostgreSQL

  • Tools - Git, Jenkins, IntelliJ IDEA, Jira, Confluence

  • Familiarity with security principles, SSL, Cryptography

Currently, the Company requires that colleagues be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work in or visit any of our US and Canada offices, subject to legally required accommodations. If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to visit our offices.

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

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: US-Florida-Sunrise

Other Locations: US-New York

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21030709

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