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American Express Engineer Java 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.

Do you have the ability to put together unique cutting-edge customer facing solutions that increase business value and customer engagement by leveraging sound design principles and that are data driven? Do you have a unique combination of deep technical knowledge, business acumen and strong interpersonal skills to help influence and drive results across a diverse organization.

American Express is embarking on an exciting digital transformation driven by an energetic team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our Technology and Product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across the globe through various channels, join our team!

We are looking for a great software developer who understands the fundamentals of web and is good in Java. Your primary focus will be on working with the architects and engineers in the organization to uplift web applications to use latest backend server technologies on platforms such as Spring Boot, Drop Wizard, Vertx in developing web applications impacting millions of customers.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Serving as a core member of an agile team that drives user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops responsive web applications using the best engineering practices

  • Performing hands-on software development, typically spending most of time actually writing code and unit tests, doing proof of concepts, conducting code reviews, and testing in ongoing sprints

  • Performing ongoing refactoring of code, and delivering continuous improvement

  • Developing deep understanding of integrations with other systems and platforms within the supported domains

  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team.

  • Bring a culture of innovation, ideas, and continuous improvement

  • Challenging status quo, demonstrate risk taking, and implement creative ideas

  • Work closely with product managers, back-end and other front-end engineers to implement versatile solutions to tricky web development problems

  • Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices and consistent framework usage.

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline or equivalent 3-4 years of work experience

  • 2-3 years’ experience working in Java and able to demonstrate good Java knowledge – Java 7 minimum and Java8 preferred

  • Able to demonstrate good web fundamentals and HTTP protocol knowledge

  • Good attitude, communication, willingness to learn and collaborate

  • 2-3 yrs development experience in developing Java applications in an enterprise setting

  • 2-3 yrs experience developing java applications in frameworks such as Spring, Spring Boot, Drop wizard f is a plus

  • 1-2 years Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) / Behavior Driven Development (BDD) practices, unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing, web service testing, and browser compatibility testing, including frameworks such as Selenium, WebDriverIO, Cucumber, JUnit, Mockito

  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery environment

  • 2-3 yrs working in an Agile or SAFe development environment is a plus

Eligibility to work in the US for American Express is required as the company will not be pursuing 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

Other Locations: US-New York-New York

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21017492

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