Software Engineer

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


Our Team

The KML (Knowledge Management & Learning) Engineering Team are looking for passionate Software Engineers that have a strong focus on teamwork, their professional development and thrive on testing new ideas or solutions. We operate as a cross-functional team capable of not only writing code but owning the end-to-end software development lifecycle, from concept through to production. We build and own our platform end to end!


A day in the life

We're an agile engineering team and operate within a DevOps centric environment and value team collaboration, alignment and professional development as an essential ingredient in our day to day actions. We maintain a very close partnership with our Product Owners and collaborate closely to ensure our changes are a success, this also includes planning our work in 5 sprint increments as part of PI planning.

We use tools such as Slack, WebEx, and Confluence to collaborate electronically, we leverage the latest technology stack for development from JS/React to Java, SQL to No-SQL, Server to serverless, as well as operating within an automated CICD environment.  We also have our own Systems Team who support and manage the core infrastructure, keep it healthy, and monitor and assist with production events.


Are you up for the challenge?

You will be working on a new Knowledge and Learning platform with a completely new front-end built in OneApp / ReactJS, OneData APIs, opensource WebCMS, Elasticsearch engine with machine learning capability, big data and analytics and APIs that integrate these components together.

You will also be supporting our continuous effort in maintaining our automated quality and CICD development pipeline. Responsibilities will include:

  • Platform engineering leveraging OneAmex framework (JavaScript/ReactJS), ElasticSearch, Java Web content management system (Web-CMS) and big data analytics
  • Function as a member of an agile team by contributing to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation)
  • Participate in code reviews and automated testing
  • Debug basic software components and identify code defects for remediation
  • Enable the deployment, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments
  • Automate deployments in test or production environments


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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Development experience with JavaScript and / or Java
  • Experience working within an automated CICD environment
  • Ideally has used OneAmex components, paricularly OneApp / OneData
  • Good understanding of clean code and testing quality activities to ensure high quality development


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.


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