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American Express Full stack Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

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.

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:

Contributes to design, development, troubleshooting, debugging, evaluating, modifying, deploying, and documenting software and systems that meet the needs of customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end user applications.

Organizational Context:

Entry-level hire, 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?

  • 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)

  • Demonstrate increased self-reliance to achieve team goals

  • 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

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

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

Up to 5 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

  • Leads work effectively and acts on own initiative without being prompted

  • Provides feedback to team members in code reviews

  • Drive creative changes & continuous improvements

  • Explores new automation techniques to refine the agility, speed and quality of engineering initiatives and efforts

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Able to understand and use complex data structures and associated components

  • Designs, codes, tests, maintains, and documents applications

  • Takes part in reviews of own work and reviews of colleagues' work

  • Defines test conditions based on the requirements and specifications provided

  • Has deep understanding of the core tools used in the planning, analyzing, crafting, building, testing, configuring, and maintaining of assigned application(s)

  • Intermediate knowledge of infrastructure technologies and components

  • Java 8 or later.

  • Experience with Event-driven/Micro-services architecture for high-availability/distributed systems.

  • Hands on experience with REST API, JWT, Spring frameworks like spring MVC, spring boot, spring batch etc.

  • Experience with Test driven development and unit testing frameworks.

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as GIT and code build tools like IntelliJ, Redhat JBoss, etc., including the ability to setup CI/CD pipeline .

  • Experience with Kafka, RTF is a plus

  • Experience with web technologies and react js or angular frameworks is a plus

  • Relational Databases: Oracle, DB2

  • NoSQL: Redis, Couchbase

  • Exposure to Cloud computing technologies

  • Compliance Domain knowledge and work experience a plus.

Technology Skills You'll Use Every Day:

  • Adaptive Communication

  • Agile Practices

  • Industry and Company Knowledge

  • Organizational Change

  • Technical Acuity

  • Technology Industry Trends

Game Changers:

  • Flexibility

  • Collaboration & Partnership

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Courage

  • Curiosity

  • Resourcefulness

  • Servant Leadership

  • Tenacity

Role/Strengths You’ll Need:

Technical

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Programming/Software Development

  • Systems Design

  • Testing

Functional

  • Data Management

  • Release and Deployment

  • User Experience Evaluation and Analysis

Leadership

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Executive Presence

Business

  • Business Product Knowledge

  • Problem Solving

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

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-Arizona-Phoenix

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21013476

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