Software Engineer (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.

Description:

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.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Designs, develops, solves problems, debugs, evaluates, modifies, deploys, and documents software and systems that meet the needs of customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end user applications
  • This position will be part of the Security Platform Engineering team.
  • Involved in the design, development, and maintenance of data protection solutions using Java and related technologies.
  • This is a hands-on engineering role.
  • Designing and coding of cryptographic libraries and APIs using Java and related frameworks
  • Maintaining internal and external facing documentation, and ensuring the documentation is regularly updated to reflect product updates.
  • Ability to perform code reviews to ensure adherence to best practices.
  • Experience with and understanding of Agile practices.
  • Provide consultation and development support to internal application teams.
  • Demonstrate increased self-reliance to achieve team goals.
  • Influence team members with creative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking.
  • Accountable for team completing work you are doing as agreed upon.
  • Accountable to team for delivery of quality work.

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

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of working with Java and Java Frameworks
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Relational or NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge and experience with Cryptographic libraries
  • Experience working with Golang or Node.js
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present on technical topics, write technical white papers and user guides
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple concurrent assignments with strong attention to details.
  • Experience with building REST 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 202 open jobs at American Express, click here.
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