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14 days ago
American Express
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT
Category: Development Jobs
Don’t just have a great idea, build it.

We are on the journey to develop a best in class, modern storage solution for the enterprise, to support the digital first strategy, improve our cost efficiency and ensure better self-service for all our consumers as part of our technology roadmap. With over 30B servicing communications stored, continuing to invest in innovation, modernization and leading-edge technologies is critically important, especially as we move through our platform and product journey.

We are looking for an Engineer II to deliver world-class software solutions supporting our platform vision. This includes using leading-edge modern technology stack, fostering engineering culture, innovation using new capabilities, designing and building new ways to enhance and expose our capabilities via API’s, cultivating continual improvement in system quality, performance, and robust coding frameworks.

Translate user needs into system requirements, partner with Solution Architect and Senior Engineer to ensure design meets technology standards and uses appropriate design patterns. Develop software applications to high coding standards, ensure code is testable throughout and meets the resilience of test automation tools. Measure and optimize application code performance and integration of component systems. Support deployment of changes into production. Ensure adherence to CI/CD toolsets.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications

Required skills

Are you up for the challenge?

* Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, other technical discipline or equivalent experience

* Significant 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

* Agile

Job Requirements

At the core of Software Engineering, the candidate must be able to demonstrate some of the following core competencies:

Technical

* Java - Java 8 experience building enterprise applications with proven design patterns

* Spring - Experience/knowledge with the Spring framework, specifically Spring Boot and RESTful APIs

* NoSQL - Experience/knowledge with NoSQL databases such as Couchbase is an advantage.

* React - Experience/knowledge for front-end (UI) development

* CI/CD - Build pipelines for continue integration and delivery: Git, Jenkins, etc.

* Testing FWs - Experience with Testing FWs for backend/front-end and backend automation testing

* jBPM - Understanding of JBoss BPM to build simple workflow (rules/process) solutions is an advantage

* Kafka - Understating of Kafka’s streaming-processing

* PaaS - Nice to have

* Functional

* Data Management

* Release and Deployment

* User Experience Evaluation and Analysis

Leadership

* Analytical Thinking

Business

* Problem Solving

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

A competitive benefits offering designed to support our employees’ total health and wellbeing, including:

* Health care scheme

* Defined contribution pension plan

* Dental scheme

* Virtual GP

* Life assurance

* Income protection

* Core holiday allowance with opportunity to buy or sell additional days

* A range of flexible benefits to choose from designed to suit your lifestyle: healthcare plan options, health assessments, critical illness coverage, cycle to work, season ticket loans

* Employee Discount Portal

* Back up childcare/adultcare

* Onsite facilities include; Fitness classes, Health Checks, Digital Health Kiosk, Physiotherapy, Healthy Living Nurse, Wellness Studio, Costa Coffee and subsidised staff restaurant

To complete your application please click on the links below.However,If you require any assistance with the completion of this process or need any reasonable adjustments to be made then please contact the Campus Recruitment Team.

ReqID: 18016027
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Dec 27, 2018, 8:24:05 AM

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