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American Express Engineer - Full Stack Developer in Phoenix, Arizona


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.

Financial Data Engineering: Team Overview

The Financial Data Engineering Team drives delivery of technology solutions for Global Finance & Accounting. The team is building capability of leading-edge technologies involving Data Pipeline, Process Orchestration, Rich UI, API Integration, Workflow Management and Reporting & Analytics

American Express Financial Data Engineering (FDE) team is looking energetic, high-performing and highly skilled Full Stack Engineers to help shape our technology and product roadmap. Come join us and realize your potential.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Drive user story analysis and elaboration, design and develop software applications, and test and build automation tools

  • Own all technical aspects of software development (architecture, design, and development of systems) for assigned applications

  • Perform hands-on software development, typically spending about 80% of time writing code, API specs, doing proof of concepts, conducting code reviews and testing in ongoing sprints

  • Drive consistent development practices - tools and common components

  • Develop deep understanding of tie-ins with other systems and platforms within the supported domains

  • Work with technical product managers contributing to blueprints, and assisting with annual planning of feature sets

  • Identify opportunities for adopting new technology to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges

  • Effectively communicate to internal and external business partners on solution design

  • Mentor other engineers


E ducation & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related experience required

  • 2-6 years of software development experience with proven hands-on expertise in application development

  • Design and development using Java, J2EE

  • Experience with React, Node.js, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, DB’s, RESTful API development and Micro-Services design, Knowledge of Vert.X framework

  • Knowledge of Oracle, PostgreSQL, or any other relational database, XML and JSON file formats

  • Knowledge of Docker or OpenShift containers for cloud-ready application deployment

  • Exposure to Big Data, Reporting & Analytics tool like Tableau/PowerBI is a plus

  • Continuous integration/deployment in an Agile Framework covering the aspect of design development and testing (SDLC)

  • Multi-threading programming, Data structures, & web services technology, DevOps, and test-driven development

  • Good communication skills - able to explain technical concepts to designers, product managers and business partners in ways that are meaningful to them

  • Strong analytical & strategic thinking skills, Ability to interpret technical /business objectives and challenges

  • Great attitude and approach towards innovation and transformation in product delivery

  • Exposure and up to date with industry reference of tech trend and solutions

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: 21021284