June 11, 2021


You’ll do more than the expected. You’ll do the unexpected.
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.
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

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
  • Proven years of related experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented design, full stack web development, microservices and building REST APIs in Java.
  • Proven change management experience with digital re-engineering initiatives.
  • Proven ability to deliver complex projects iteratively and reliably.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: One Amex stack, One Data, One Stream.
  • Experience in relational databases like PostgreSQL.
  • Experience in building component-based applications with modern frontend frameworks, such as React.
  • Experience with modern front-end build pipelines and tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile development, Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery /Continuous Testing (CI/CD/CT).
  • Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems.

Additional Skills Highly Valued: Spring Boot, Spring Batch, Redis, Elastic Search, Kibana, Mockito, Couchbase, Postgres, REST API’s, Jenkins, Git, Sonar Cube, Openshift Cloud
Why American Express?
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.
Amex have 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.
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 Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com.
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 Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com.