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Full Stack Engineer
American Express
Fully Remote
role reference:  wyw_#00194
Location
Fully Remote
Salary
Competitive salary
Contract Full-time
Industry Financial Services
Hours 37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Closing date 17/07/2022
  • Software Design
  • Python (Programming Language)
  • TDD
  • JVM
  • SOFTWARE ENGINEER
  • RESTFUL
  • PYTHON
  • JAVASRIPT
Description:

Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how 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
  • Build scalable services and components using modern JVM languages
  • Write functional code to team standards, ideally using TDD
  • Work with quality engineers to ensure all code produced is robustly tested
  • Develop knowledge of partner products, domains and the payments space
  • Provide innovative ideas to solve technical challenges
  • Participate and engage in agile ceremonies
  • Contribute to a healthy, diverse team dynamic

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

Required Experience & Skills:

  • A proactive mind-set and the drive to work within a team to deliver
  • Hands on knowledge in building clear, well defined APIs
  • A keenness to learn new technologies and be able to articulate technical concepts to colleagues
  • Confidence with RESTful web services, Kafka, JMS or other messaging technologies
  • Expertise with JVM-based languages (e.g. Java, Kotlin, Scala)
  • Experience with Spring, relational databases, cloud platforms and CI/CD pipelines
  • Be able to communicate clearly with multiple stakeholders across the Technology and Product teams
  • Experience with multiple programming languages (e.g. Java, Kotlin, JavaScript, Python), functional programming, asynchronous programming, the concepts of clean code
  • An understanding of product development concepts, e.g. minimum viable product, design sprints, prototyping, A/B testing, etc
  • ‘Full Stack’ experience in a complicated, integrated environment within a large commercial organisation
  • A drive and passion to automate systems, improve reliability and challenge processes with the goal of continuous improvement

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

Amex have been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards. We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

 

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. We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That’s why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

Key skills:
  • Software Design
  • Python (Programming Language)
  • TDD
  • JVM
  • SOFTWARE ENGINEER
  • RESTFUL
  • PYTHON
  • JAVASRIPT
Competitive salary

CONTRACT

INDUSTRY

Role Type

Closing Date

37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Flexibility:
Working Patterns
Flexi-Time
Compressed Hours
Agile Working
Flexibility:
Workload
Phased Retirement
Flexibility:
Workplace
Remote or Mobile Working
Flexibility:
Life event
Shared Parental Leave
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