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Java Engineer
American Express
Fully Remote
role reference:  wyw_#00306
Location
Fully Remote
Salary
Competitive salary
Contract Full-time
Industry Financial Services
Hours 37.5 - 37.5 Hours
  • Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
  • JavaScript
  • JavaServer Faces (JSF)
  • JavaServer Pages (JSP)
  • Software Development
Description:

American Express Global Network Platform authorizes and processes millions of payment transactions every day. The Card Network platform is the critical backbone for all of American Express payment transactions and is a real time low latency system that is always available and highly resilient, processing transactions from around the world 24x7, 365 days a year. Connected to the core network, there’s a number of key customer facing systems that power the American Express brand for key spending channels such as mobile payments and e-commerce. We develop and deliver functionalities for both the core and the customer facing systems and are looking for engineers to be part of our high-skilled team.

As part of our diverse tech team, you can architect, code and ship software that makes us an essential part of our customers’ digital lives. Here, you can work alongside talented engineers in an open, supportive, inclusive environment where your voice is valued, and you make your own decisions on what tech to use to solve challenging problems. As an Engineer, you will be part of a scrum team building core features and functions of the payment network systems/platforms deployed in a private cloud.

The ideal candidate:

  • Hands-on expertise with Java application design, software development and automated testing
  • Worked in an agile delivery team and is familiar with the processes and ceremonies
  • A drive to learn industry leading/innovative technologies and solutions
  • Open to innovation and experimentation, engage in fun and outcome oriented culture, and is always ready to try new concepts without fear of failure
  • Team-oriented, enabling the team to be more effective and productive
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Tech stack:

  • Java microservices for high-availability systems
  • Scalable applications running on Vert.x, Spring Boot or similar
  • Java 8, RxJava, Reactor, Kafka
  • API Gateways
  • Relational Databases: Oracle, Postgres (or similar)
  • NoSQL: Redis, Couchbase, Cassandra
  • High performance cloud infrastructure (PaaS)

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and coding of user stories for distributed, scalable, high performant and systems using Java
  • Debug software components and identify code defects for remediation
  • Contribute to the deployment, support and monitoring of software across test, integration and production environments
  • Collaborate with peer technology teams across different locations
Key skills:
  • Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
  • JavaScript
  • JavaServer Faces (JSF)
  • JavaServer Pages (JSP)
  • Software Development
Competitive salary

CONTRACT

INDUSTRY

Role Type

37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Flexibility:
Working Patterns
Flexi-Time
Compressed Hours
Agile Working
Full-time
Flexibility:
Workplace
Hybrid Working (Office / Home)
Remote or Mobile Working
Work From Home (WFH)
Flexibility:
Life event
Shared Parental Leave
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