Senior Java Engineer 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.

Job Description:

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
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies
  • Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide


Responsibilities:
  • Work in a scrum team of software engineers to build next generation of identity and access management platform for Amex customers
  • Hands on Engineer with strong experience in building mission critical enterprise systems


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 youdedicated time to invest in your professional development. Find your place in technology on #TeamAmex.

Minumum Qualifications:
  • You have at least 6+ years of experience working in a scrum team using agile methodologies for software delivery
  • You have excellent technical and communication skills to clearly articulate and present solutions to complex problems
  • You have at least 6+ years of hands on software development experience using Java or similar programming language
  • You are an expert in building, testing, maintaining and debugging highly scalable and highly available production systems
  • You have broad experience building APIs using techniques like REST, RPC (gRPC and similar), Functions (AWS Lambda)
  • Experience with both public internet and intranet Authentication and Authorization Models using JWT, OAuth and OpenId.
  • Strong experience with Golang development.
  • Strong experience with Golang development.
    Having strong hands on knowlege of Object oriented programming like Java/J2EE on frameworks like spring boot.
  • Have ability to conceptualize and design enterprise-grade APIs using asynchronous I/O and reactive paradigms like Node.js, Akka or Vertx,Golang, Rust for native systems and open source contributions.
  • Understanding of identity authentication and authorization principles using JWT (Json web tokens), OAuth, OIDC etc
  • Experience on Broadcom Gateway(Layer7) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of existing SAML federation solution and ways to migrate them to the new age OIDC solution.
  • Project experience with highly available and strongly consistent databases: traditional or key-value stores.
  • Experience with Relational and non-relational databases Oracle, DB2, Postgres, Casandra and mongo.
  • Proficient with splunk and Linux/unix technologies.
  • BS degree or higher in computer science or related discipline


Functional Skills/Capabilities:
  • Expertise in Java/J2EE, Golang, SQl and Non SQL databases
  • Code Review and Technical discussion with the team on best solutions possible.
  • Hands-on experience with application design, software development, and automated testing


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 202 open jobs at American Express, click here.
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