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American Express Senior Engineer- Java in Pierre, South Dakota


“You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and

businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re

supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce

to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are

constantly redefining what’s possible - and we’re proud to back each other

every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse

community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an

exceptional customer experience every day.”

You won’t just shape the world of software.

You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.

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.

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

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


  • Must have java experience

  • Experience in computer science, computer engineering

  • Web development work experience preferred

  • Demonstrated experience in Agile development, application design, software development, and testing

  • Experience with building RESTful APIs

  • Expertise in objected oriented analysis and design across a variety of platforms

  • Thorough understanding of JSON, Web Service technologies, and data structure fundamentals

  • Experience with adaptive and responsive development techniques

  • Aptitude for learning and applying programming concepts

  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business partners

  • Experience with a broad range of software languages and payments technologies is a plus.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: United States

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20007101