American Express Engineer Fullstack 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.”
American Express is looking for an entrepreneurial and creative Full Stack Web Developer to join our energetic team of high performers in this fast-paced Fortune 100 company that delivers world-class card member experiences. You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our customers.
Serving as a core member of an agile team that leads user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops software applications
Responsible for the applications architecture, work/coordinate with other team’s architect, engineers and vendors as necessary
Writing code and unit tests, automation, and conducting code reviews and testing
Identifying exciting opportunities for adopting new technologies to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges
Performing ongoing refactoring of code, utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast track concepts, and delivering continuous improvement
Working with product managers to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing a list of technical requirements based on industry trends, new technologies, known defects, and issues
Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team
Quickly generate and updating proof of concepts for testing and team feedback
Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices
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.
Starter-level hire, generally a recent college passout. 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)
Participate in code reviews and automated testing
Debug basic software components and identify code defects for remediation
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
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 -
“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.”
BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering (preferred)
Java, Web development work experience
Demonstrated experience in Agile development, application design, software development, and testing
Expertise with Java/J2EE, and Spring
Expertise with building RESTful APIs
Expertise to create and manage high volume, scalable and distributed omni-channel customer centric applications
Expertise in objected oriented analysis and design across a variety of platforms
Thorough understanding of JSON, Web Service technologies, and data structure fundamentals
Experience with adaptive and responsive development techniques
Aptitude for learning and applying programming concepts
Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business partners
Experience with a broad range of software languages and payments technologies is a plus.
Primary Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix
Req ID: 21013454