Senior Engineer-Java, SQL/No SQl DB, Cloud Infra in Phoenix, AZ

American Express   •  

Phoenix, AZ 85001

Industry: Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 56 days ago

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
  • Developing microservices using Java and deploying them on enterprise cloud
  • Troubleshooting issues and working with product support teams to resolve problems and perform root cause analysis
  • Mentoring junior engineering staff
  • Working closely with Product Owners in researching and prototyping new capabilities that improve the overall user experience


Are you up for the challenge?

  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 12+ years of software development experience
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential

At the core of Software Engineering

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of and proven background in backend development using technologies such as: Java, SQL & NOSQL databases, Messaging infrastructure(kafka etc). Basic understanding of UI development is preferred.

  • Agile Practices
  • Porting/Software Configuration
  • Programming Languages and Frameworks
  • Business Analysis
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Highly focused, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Strong technical aptitude with an intense desire to learn new skills and industry trends
  • Strong leadership skills & ability to collaborate across development portfolios to drive results
  • Demonstrated experience using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, XLR, Sonar, Selenium, Chef etc
  • Business Product Knowledge
  • Basic of understanding of UI development with HTML and other front end technologies preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in leveraging open source tools and adapting to common frameworks

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

Valid Through: 2019-11-12