Senior Java Engineer & Java Engineer

American Express
East Sussex
11 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
American Express is a global service company, providing customers withexceptional access to products and experiences that enrich lives andbuild business success. Each day, we make it easier, safer and morerewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they needand for merchants to sell their goods and services, enabling them to doand achieve more. We're committed to becoming the world's most respectedservice brand and daily deliver extraordinary service to our customers,constantly reinventing our ways of working to ensure we offer richrewards that redefine expectations for our clients and ourselves. We arelooking for high performing and enthusiastic Engineers and SeniorEngineers to join our Foreign Exchange Internet Payments technology teamin American Express, Burgess Hill. These roles will partner closely withour product owners within collaborative scrum teams, in an environmentthat values interesting technical challenges, using best practice designapproaches and prioritises your professional development. Your primaryproven software development experience will be using Java Technologies;for example some of: JPA and CDI, Spring MVC, Spring Data and SpringBoot and RESTful microservices. For the senior roles we would requesttechnical leadership skills that demonstrate helping set direction andmentoring members of the team. Job responsibilities: - Writes clean,tested and monitored scalable code - Works with Product Owners toprioritise features for ongoing sprints - Works with Quality Engineersto ensure automated test scripts are incorporated for new features -Performs all technical aspects of software development for assignedapplications, including developing prototypes, writing new code andcreating API's - Designs and builds integration components andinterfaces in collaboration with Architects and Infrastructure Engineersas necessary Offer of employment with American Express is conditionedupon the successful completion of a background verification check,subject to applicable laws and regulations. Qualifications Requiredskills & experience: - Relevant software development experience(minimum Java 7, Java 8 preferable) in a professional environment and/orcomparable experience such as: - Demonstrated experience working in ateam of Engineers - Hands-on expertise with application design, softwaredevelopment and automated testing - Bachelor's Degree in computerscience, computer science engineering, or related field; - Experience inAgile techniques, preferably some experience with BDD and TDD -Understands the complete vertical platform environment (technical stack)- Exposure to distributed (multi-tiered) systems and relationaldatabases - Good collaboration and communication skills across allcultures and band levels, and enthusiastic Some of the followingexperience would also be desirable: - Knowledge of Spring including MVC,AOP, Spring Boot, REST, XML, Microservice architecture, Cucumber, JPA,JUnit, Mocking, JSP, Oracle DB SQL - Experience with FunctionalProgramming practices - Front end web development skills such as HTML5,Javascript, AJAX, JQuery, CSS. - Cloud experience, for example Docker,OpenShift, Unix and service discovery tools. - Experience withperformance and monitoring tools e.g. Splunk and App Dynamics. -Experience developing RESTful API's and micro services - Knowledge ofautomated build / continuous delivery, experience of Maven, Jenkins,Groovy and other JVM languages a plus. - Current knowledge of paymentsindustry, financial services or FinTech. We place great importance ondoing what is right, what is best and what is innovative. And wecontinue seeking people to champion these values and beliefs as we grow.The world's a big place, filled with big ideas and amazing people. Andwe want the best of them here at American Express. We're interested inwhere you came from, but we're even more excited about where you will gowith American Express. American Express is committed to the diversity ofour workforce. We have strong employee networks such as Women inTechnology, Pride, Black And Asian Network, Families at Amex andDisability Awareness Network and we welcome applications from suitablyqualified candidates regardless of gender, sexual orientation,ethnicity, disability or age. To complete your application please clickthe APPLY button. ReqID: Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time - provided by Dice AGILE, AJAX, AOP, APP, APPLICATION DESIGN, AUTOMATED TESTING, BDD, CLOUD, COMPUTER SCIENCE, CUCUMBER, DEGREE, DOCKER, FOREIGN EXCHANGE, GROOVY, HTML5, INTERNET, JAVA, JAVASCRIPT, JQUERY, JSP, JUNIT, JVM, MAVEN, MVC, ORACLE, SCRUM, SPRING, SPRING MVC, SQL, TDD, UNIX, WEB DEVELOPMENT, XML