American Express Engineer - Java in New York, New York

You won’t just shape the world of software. You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.

Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.

*You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground. *


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.

Are you up for the challenge?* * * Preferably a BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Technical discipline. * 4 years of Software Development experience. * Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions. * Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential. At 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: * Agile Practices. * Hands-On Big Data experience in Software Development, Application Development or Data Management with Pig, Hive, Java MapR, Sqoop, Flume, Oozie, Cron, Perl, Shell, JavaScript, SoLR, Lucene, ElasticSearch, Memcached, MongoDB, NoSQL DB's. * Programming Languages like Java or C ; Scripting with Perl, JS, Shell, and Frameworks - Spring, AngularJs, AJAX. * Experience with Database query optimization and indexing. * Experience in parallel and distributed system. * Looks proactively beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities. * A self-starter with the ability to question status-quo and manage ambiguity. * Solid analytical and critical thinking.

/Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions./

Job Technology

Title: Engineer - Java

Location: New York-New York

Requisition ID: 17009025