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Full Stack Engineer
American Express
Fully Remote
role reference:  wyw_#00404
Location
Fully Remote
Salary
Competitive salary
Contract Full-time
Industry Financial Services
Hours 37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Closing date 30/09/2022
  • Software Development
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • React.js
  • REACT
  • JavaScript
  • FULL STACK ENGINEER
Description:

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. 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. 

American Express entered the travel agency business in 1915, and today is one of the world’s largest luxury travel and lifestyle service networks.  The Travel & Lifestyle Services (TLS) business provides exclusive access, differentiated value, extraordinary service, and unrivalled expertise to Card Members seeking leisure or business travel, as well as a variety of lifestyle services. The Global Digital Customer Experience is a strategic focus area for growth within Travel and Lifestyle Services and there is significant continuing investment to transform and optimize our digital proposition and capabilities. American Express Travel Online not only drives direct revenue and cost savings but also plays an important role in overall Card product engagement, loyalty and satisfaction.

From building next-generation apps and microservices in Kotlin to using AI to help protect our customers from fraud, you could be doing transformational work that brings our iconic, global brand into the future. As a part of our tech team, we could work together to bring ground-breaking and diverse ideas to life that power the digital systems, services, products and platforms that millions of customers around the world depend on. If you love to work with APIs, contribute to open source, or use the latest technologies, we’ll support you with an open environment and learning culture to grow your career.
 
About the role:

We are looking for a skilled Full Stack engineer to join our team, bring in experience, and help the team deliver new customer facing travel experiences. You will be building backend API microservices that engine the websites and front-end applications based on modern design principles and technology stack that powers the extraordinary service our customers expect from American Express – TLS when booking travel online. You will design, develop, solve problems, debug, deploy, and document software and systems that meet the needs of customer-facing applications. Technology design considerations would include usability, navigation, SEO-friendliness, a responsive site, security and accessibility, to name a few. The ideal candidate must be:

  • willing and able to express new ideas, concerns, and opinions directly to team
  • proactive, enthusiastic, flexible, and results driven
  • willing to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential

Key Responsibilities:

  • Software Development
  • Ability to write high quality code to develop new modules / components using the React JavaScript library
  • Function as member of an agile team by contributing to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation)
  • Participate in code reviews and automated testing
  • Debug basic software components and identify code defects for remediation
  • Enable the deployment, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments
  • Automate deployments in test or production environments using CI/CD tools like Jenkins

Leadership

  • Demonstrate increased self-reliance to achieve team goals
  • Influence team members with creative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking

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

Amex Flex

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. 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.

 Essential Criteria:

  • Significant experience in full stack programming, testing, and application design for microservices using Java and Spring Boot, and for front end using React and Redux JavaScript libraries
  • Experienced working as part of an agile engineering team and contributing to regular agile ceremonies
  • Knowledge of cloud and CI/CD technologies, and how to get code into production quickly and reliably.
  • University degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related experience required; advanced degree preferred 

Desireable Criteria:

  • Development experience with Kotlin

Key skills:
  • Software Development
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • React.js
  • REACT
  • JavaScript
  • FULL STACK ENGINEER
Competitive salary

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37.5 - 37.5 Hours
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Flexi-Time
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Full-time
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