Software Engineer

Job Ref: BHJ-54845 Employer's Job Ref: 14014527

  • Expired
  • Employer: American Express
  • Posted: 04 December 2014
  • Expires: 31 December 2014
  • Postcode: BN88
  • Location: Brighton
  • Industry: Technology
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £Competitive

Job Description

American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our technology and product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative data and reporting solutions at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across physical, digital, mobile, and social media, join our transformation team!

Software Engineers that join our Technologies will join an exciting team that is developing new solutions does delivering business critical data to our customers real time globally. You will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for delivering world-class executive solutions for real time data processing & presentation and analytics leveraging reporting tools like Webfocus and SSRS. You also need knowledge of HTML5 and JavaScript. You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our customers.

Responsibilities include:

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

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

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

• Performing ongoing refactoring of code, utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast-track concepts, and delivering continuous improvement

• Working with product managers to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing a list of technical requirements based on industry trends, new technologies, known defects, and issues

This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.


Skills/Qualification required:

• BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience

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

• A proven hunger to learn new technologies and translate them into working software

• Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business partners

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

• Data platforms and Business intelligence knowledge

• Knowledge of HLML5 & JavaScript

• ETL & Data Warehouse experience an advantage

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