Full Stack Engineer

Short Description

American Express is looking for a Full Stalk Engineer who can work closely with product managers, back-end and other front-end engineers to implement versatile solutions to tricky web development problems.

Job Description

American Express is looking for energetic, high-performing software engineers to help shape our technology and product roadmap. You will be part of the fast-paced, entrepreneurial team and will contribute to building solutions that enhance the experience by leveraging AI/ML and Big Data capabilities.
The core of Software Engineering
Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

  • Serving as a core member of an agile team that drives user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops software applications, and builds automation tools for testing
  • Performing hands-on software and strategy development, typically spending most of the time actually writing code, doing the proof of concepts, conducting code reviews, and testing in ongoing sprints
  • Performing ongoing refactoring of code, utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast track concepts, and delivering continuous improvement
  • Developing a deep understanding of integrations with other systems and platforms within the supported domains
  • Working with technical product managers contributing to blueprints, and assisting with annual planning of feature sets
  • Identifying exciting opportunities for adopting new technology to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges
  • Manage your own time and work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Work closely with product managers, back-end and other front-end engineers to implement versatile solutions to tricky web development problems 
  • Quickly generate and updating prototypes from UI concepts for testing and team feedback
  • Experience in integrating with back-end services and functionality
  • Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies

  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical disciplines
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile development, application design, software development, and testing
  • Good understanding with Java applications design and development in an Enterprise setting using J2EE, Spring, or Python etc.
  • Experience with Typescripts such as Angular or React
  • Experience in Objected Oriented Analysis and Design across a variety of platforms
  • Experience in creating and integrating with SOAP and REST-based Web Services.
  • Thorough understanding of XML, JSON, and data structure fundamentals
  • Expertise with HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, DOM, and version control systems (such as svn, git), Angular, Bootstrap.
  • Experience with continuous integration and various testing frameworks (JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, SOAP UI)
  • A proven hunger to learn new technologies and translate them into working software
  • Ability to effectively communicate to internal and external business partners on solution design

Full Stack Engineer
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American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

Each day, American Express makes it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services. An engine of commerce, American Express provides innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Most of all, we help our customers realize their dreams and aspirations through industry-leading benefits, access to unique experiences, business-building insights, and global customer care. We enable our customers to do and achieve more.