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American Express Engineer Java Angular in Topeka, Kansas


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. 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.

Job Description

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at American Express. Our technologists design and deliver American Express applications across the globe. To meet these demands we’re looking for problem solvers who can drive results through precise analysis and programming methodologies, individuals with a strong intellectual curiosity and a passion for innovation – team players who can convert their ideas into execution. This Agile team delivers across multiple channels including Java services, web UIs, Angular, and APIs. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative products at a rapid pace, consider joining our team!

Responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a core member of an engineering team that designs and develops software applications.

  • Troubleshooting such applications.

  • Writing code and unit tests, working on API specs, automation, and conducting code reviews and testing.

  • Effectively interpreting technical and business objectives and challenges, and articulating sound solutions.

  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges.



  • 2 years of experience with application design and development using Java, JavaScript, Angular.

  • 2 years of expertise in objected oriented analysis and design.

  • Thorough understanding of Java, J2EE, JUnit, and web services technologies.

  • BS or MS degree in computer science, Business/MIS, computer engineering, or equivalent work experience.

  • Understanding of data, database structures, APIs and SQL a plus.

  • Must have experience in Agile development, design, software development, testing, and implementation.

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with a broad constituency base (e.g., Business, Tech, etc.).

  • Not afraid to ask questions and continuously gain knowledge and deeper understandings.

  • Team player. If you like to work in a silo, this role is not for you.

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.

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

In order to work in or visit any of our offices in the United States, we require colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

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Job: Technology

Primary Location: United States

Req ID: 22000640