Software Development Engineer (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.

American Express is making strategic investments in new card network products and platforms to allow the company to meet its ambitious global growth agenda. Card Network platform is a distributed near real time low latency system that is always available and highly resilient, processing transactions from around the world 24x7, 365 days a year. American Express Global Card Network Platform authorizes and processes all of the company's customer card transactions.
Responsibilities:

As an Engineer, you will be a responsible to build core features and functions of card transaction systems on distributed platform deployed in hybrid cloud.
  • You will be a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices, writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation.
  • You will be using Java Technologies - Vertx, Spring MVC, Spring Data and Spring Boot and RESTful micro services.
  • Lead a culture of innovation and experimentation and always be ready to try new concepts without fear of failure.
  • Collaborate with peer technology and development teams across different locations.
  • Finding opportunities for adopting new technologies
  • Work along with stakeholders to understand and analyze the requirements.

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.

  • Computer Science, or equivalent degree or industry experience.
  • 4+ years of software development experience in a professional environment.
  • Strong OOPs concepts, concurrency, exception handling etc.
  • Data structures and Algorithms, Strong OS fundamentals, Advanced Java concepts
  • Strong development experience using languages Java/ Go. Keen understanding of how to build highly performant systems with such languages.
  • Hands on experience in building distributed micro-service systems, experience with Service Mesh products/frameworks like such as Envoy, Linkerd, Istio, gRPC/ProtoBuf; Distributed System Management/tracing and monitoring such as Zipkin/Jaeger, ELK Stack, Prometheus
  • Have experience in designing and building Cloud native applications. Experience in cloud platforms like Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift are a plus.
  • Experience in using NoSQL databases and distributed messaging systems such as Redis, Kafka, Couchbase, Cassandra in the context of low latency and high transaction volume systems.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment tools such as Jenkins, GitHub
  • Experience working in DevOps teams and Scrums.
  • Ability to learn and deep dive into new technology and business domains, question status quo and think outside of the box.
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.


Covid-19 Vaccination - 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.

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 194 open jobs at American Express, click here.
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