Senior Engineer II - Java, Spring, React.JS

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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.

You?™ll do more than the expected. You?™ll do the unexpected.

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.

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

This opportunity would suit a highly qualified and experienced software engineer who has proven technical leadership, a passion for modern technology and a demonstrated ability to deliver creative solutions. An ability to challenge and enthusiasm to constantly learn, improve and find new ways of working are key.

The successful applicant will join the Member Get Member (refer a friend) web application development team; a dynamic, talented and creative team of engineers who consistently deliver innovative solutions that drive significant growth through card acquisition. The team operates in a fully agile model and has dedicated, co-located Product Owners.

Job responsibilities:

??Accountability for the delivery of quality code that is fully tested and scalable

??Work with Product Owners to define requirements for new features, build product roadmaps and plan increments of work

??Drive automation and ensure automated test scripts are completed for new features in partnership with QA Engineers

??Perform all technical aspects of software development for assigned applications, including developing prototypes, writing new code and creating API’s

??Design and build integration components and interfaces in collaboration with Architects and Infrastructure Engineers as necessary

??Demonstrate a passion for continuous learning and willingness to adopt new technologies

??Collaborate with engineering teams: find opportunities to educate and learn from other mobile & web engineering teams

Required skills & Experience:

??Full Java stack software development experience:

??Minimum Java 8

??Frontend expertise in React and having knowledge of GraphQL, Redux would be an added advantage

??Knowledge of automated build / continuous delivery, experience of GitHub, Maven and Jenkins

??Knowledge of Spring frameworks and eco-system; Spring dependency injection and Spring MVC

??Knowledge of Junit (Mockito or Powermock)

??Experience of RESTful API and micro services design

??Demonstrated experience working in a team of Engineers

??Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing

??Bachelor?™s Degree in computer science, related engineering or science degree

??Experience in Agile techniques

??Experience developing multi-tiered systems with relational databases

??Strong communication skills – able to explain technical concepts to designers, product managers and business partners in ways that are meaningful to them

Some of the following experience would also be desirable:

??Knowledge of DevOps and CI/CD toolchain automation

??Additional front end web development skills such as HTML5, AJAX, CSS

??Knowledge of XML, BDD (Cucumber), Hibernate, NO-SQL Databases, KAFKA

??Cloud experience, for example Docker, OpenShift, Unix and service discovery tools.

??Experience with performance and monitoring tools e.g. Splunk and App Dynamics

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.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations

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