American Express Data Platform Engineer - Kabbage in Topeka, Kansas
Kabbage, an American Express Company, is setting a new standard in big data and FinTech and we are looking for a Data Platform Engineer to help us in our mission to help small businesses be mighty.
Acquired by American Express in 2020, Kabbage is a leading FinTech company changing the way small businesses manage their cash flow. Applying automation and real-time data, Kabbage provides small businesses a suite of integrated cash-flow technologies from flexible lines of credit, digital business checking accounts, fast payments and predictive business analytics. Now with the powerful backing of American Express, Kabbage can offer millions of small businesses the opportunity to access digital tools to help them grow bigger, lasting companies. While we've received numerous awards and recognition—such as Entrepreneur's Top Company Cultures, Inc Magazine's Top Private Companies, GlassDoor’s Best Places to Work, and Forbes FinTech 50—it is our people, our culture, and our leaders that make Kabbage such a great place to work.
At Kabbage, we strive to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in our people, our partners, and our customers. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.
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.
What you'll be doing:
Play a critical role in the development, testing and automation of Kabbage's Business Checking Account APIs and website
Lead, mentor and learn with other developers in all aspects of planning, development and testing
Be a catalyst for driving best-in-class technology practices and patterns while staying engaged with the latest technology trends
Partner with product and business stakeholders to translate user stories and requirements into test cases
Maintain and grow our automated tests
What we're looking for in you:
Proactivity: Resourceful, has grit, and a positive “can do” attitude; acts without being told what to do
Flexibility/adaptability: Is cool with rapidly changing priorities and projects
Follow-through: Follows-through on items without being managed
Calm under pressure: Ability to navigate and lead the team through high-priority last minute requests and other high stress situations; Works well under high-pressure timelines
Analytical skills: Likes learning and learns quickly
Communication: Ability to speak clearly and with intent
Experience in using modern front-end frameworks: React, Angular, or similar
Strong experience working in any of the following backend languages: C#, Java, Python
Knowledge of frameworks and tools in the respective language enabling effective and efficient development
Three or more years of relevant industry experience
We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That’s why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.
If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to demonstrate that you have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e., 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer and 1 dose for J&J) in order to work in or visit any of our offices. This requirement is subject to legally required accommodations.
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.
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.
Primary Location: United States
Req ID: 22012190