Engineer - Digital Workplace (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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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.

Focus:

Digital Workplace is looking for an enthusiastic Engineer that will contribute to design, development, troubleshooting, debugging, evaluating, modifying, deploying, and documenting software and systems that meet the needs of internal end user applications.

We are looking for passionate engineers to work on our internal servicing platforms with a focus on self-service. This requires emphasis on providing the best colleague digital experience reducing as many friction points as possible. As a member of the team you will work closely with our tech enablement product and delivery teams to understand the servicing journeys in order to further evolve our platform capabilities.

How will you make an impact in this role?
  • Beginner to intermediate level of ability in software development, such coding assignments
  • Function as member of an agile team by contributing to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation)
  • Demonstrate increased self-reliance to achieve team goals
  • 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
  • Automatically scale applications based on demand projections

Range of Impact/Influence:
  • Accountable for team completing work you're leading and work you are doing as agreed upon
  • Accountable to team for delivery of quality work

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.

In order to work in or visit any of our offices in the United States, we require colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Up to 2 years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related experience required
  • Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods
  • Hands-on experience with cloud-native application design, software development, and automated testing
  • Exposure to distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Basic understanding of object-oriented design and coding
  • Experience with a variety of languages such as React, Java and Python
  • Experience with developing REST, or preferably GraphQL APIs

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.
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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 263 open jobs at American Express, click here.
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