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12 months ago
American Express
Location: Burgess Hill
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT
Category: Development Jobs
Software Engineer


Burgess Hill, United Kingdom

Categories: Digital Commerce

Categories: Technology


Job Description

Don’t just have a great idea, build it.

We are looking for several high performing and enthusiastic Engineers to join our Loyalty Technology Team at American Express in Burgess Hill. Over the past 2 years we have begun transforming our technology platforms towards a Microservice style architecture and we are now looking to accelerate that transformation by hiring a new wave of engineering teams.

The Loyalty Programs including Membership Rewards are a key Brand differentiator for American Express, which we are continuously enhancing to stay ahead of the competition. You will join one of our scrum teams building capabilities such as Pay With Points, Airline Partner Exchange and Customer Engagement and Insights.

These roles will partner closely with our product owners within collaborative scrum teams, in an environment that values interesting technical challenges, using best practice design approaches and prioritises your professional development.

We have a diverse range of technologies, and so do not expect you to be an expert in every technology. We want you to have a deep knowledge of one, with some experience of a further one or two and, more importantly, an interest in learning.


Spring or Java EE 7, with specific focus on REST, Data Access and Reactive approaches

* Informatica 9

* Unix and Shell Scripting

* Oracle

Job responsibilities:


Writes clean, tested and monitored scalable code

* Performs all technical aspects of software development for assigned applications, including developing prototypes, writing new code and creating API's

* Works with Product Owners to prioritise features for ongoing sprints

* Works with Quality Engineers to ensure automated test scripts are incorporated for new features

* Learns, and grows professionally

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


Required skills & experience:


Relevant software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:

* Demonstrated experience working in a team of Engineers

* Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing

* Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related field;

* Experience in Agile techniques, preferably some experience with BDD and TDD

* Understands the complete vertical platform environment (technical stack)

* Exposure to distributed (multi-tiered) systems and relational databases

* Good collaboration and communication skills across all cultures and band levels, and enthusiastic

Why American Express?

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world including recognition amongst the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work and Glassdoor’s 2017 Best Places to Work. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

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: 17014901
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time

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