Engineer - Agile at American Express (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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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.

Would you like to be part of a vibrant team working on a global platform helping card members
enjoy their card benefits and ensuring their Amex card is the first card in their wallet? Then
Global Benefit Management (GBM) is for you!
GBM determines the eligibility of benefits for our card members, such as elite hotels, car hire,
UBER, and access to airport lounges and a multitude of other unique and exclusive benefits.
GBM has a number of APIs consumed by both internal and external teams and 3rd Parties. It is
a modern platform with plenty of new development to meet the demands of new benefit
launches with exciting benefit partners, keeping the work fresh and rewarding.
GBM makes a difference to how card members are serviced by our CCPs and front-end portals.
The team is continually encouraged to innovate, and we see many ideas being taken up by our
product owners. Most of our work is in the top 50 enterprise initiatives.
If you like the sound of GBM, then please apply and we look forward to meeting with you. If
you're looking for your next career move and seeking an opportunity to work with an enticing
array of technology, then we have a great opportunity for you.
We are looking for a high performing and enthusiastic Java Engineer to join the team. This role
will partner closely with our product owners and agile champions within a collaborative scrum
team, in an environment that values interesting challenges, using best practice testing and
automation, and prioritises your professional development.
Responsibilities• Work within an agile team developing solutions to drive engagement and loyalty within
our existing cardmember base and attract new customers to the Amex brand• Contribute to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common
components, and documentation) and enhancing practices where need be• Participate in code reviews and automated testing• Debug 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• Automatically scale applications based on the demand projections• Partner with other development teams, testing and quality, and production support, to
meet implementation dates and allow smooth transition throughout the development
lifecycle• Influence team members with creative changes and improvements• Provide support to other engineers

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. Amex

offers a range of opportunities to work with the latest technologies and encourages you

to back the broader engineering community through open source. And because we

understand the importance of keeping your skills fresh and relevant, we give you

dedicated time to invest in your professional development. Find your place in technology

on #TeamAmex.

University Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related

experience required
• Hands-on java software engineer experience and the ability to build high quality software

using a modern development stack• Application design, software development, and testing experience, preferably in an Agile
environment.• Experience working with Git• Open-source frameworks experience is a plus - especially maintaining or contributing to
open-source projects• Experience with continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Gitlab CI)• Experience with automated build and test frameworks• A proven hunger to learn new technologies and translate them into working software• Container and container orchestration technologies experience, such as Docker and
Kubernetes, a plus• Experience with Atlassian software development and collaboration tools (JIRA,
Confluence, etc.), a plus• Strong ability to develop unique, outside the box ideas• Strong analytical, problem-solving/quantitative skills• Willing to take risks, experiment, and share fresh perspectives• Aptitude for learning and applying programming concepts• Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business partners• Contributions to open source projects/inner source is a plus

Experience with In-Memory frameworks like GridGain is a huge plus.

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.

If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to demonstrate that you have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e., 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer and 1 dose for J&J) in order to work in or visit any of our offices. This requirement is subject to legally required accommodations.

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

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.
More Information on American Express
American Express operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY and New York, NY. American Express was founded in 2022. It has 73317 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 196 open jobs at American Express, click here.
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