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American Express Engineer - Java, Postgres, K8s in Phoenix, Arizona


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:

  • 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

  • Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide


  • ABS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or othertechnical discipline

  • Abilityto effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challengesand articulate solutions

  • Willingnessto learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential

  • 2-5years of software development experience

  • 2year experience in web API programming preferably in Java, Go, JavaScript

  • 2year experience in consuming API from different REST/SOAP services

  • 2 year experience in publiccloud platform like Google Cloud Platform, AWS etc.


  • Experiencewith Modern cloud technologies ServiceMesh, Kubernetes etc.

  • Experience with building data encryption solutions (Symmetric/Asymmetric cryptography, Tokenization)

  • Experiencewith secrets management tools like Hashicorp Vault

  • Experiencewith PKI and SSL/TLS Certificates

Atthe core of Software Engineering


member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical,

functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

  • AgilePractices

  • Porting/SoftwareConfiguration

  • ProgrammingLanguages and Frameworks

  • BusinessAnalysis

  • AnalyticalThinking

  • BusinessProduct Knowledge

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in

the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these


Job: Technology

Primary Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20006455

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.