Senior Server-Side Engineer (Mobile and New Feature Development)

Greater London
Full time
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American Express
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that’s unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

At American Express, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

Join Team Amex and let's lead the way together.

We are looking for a Server-side Engineer to work on Mobile application Service Layer (Backend for Frontend) that will be used by tens of millions of American Express cardholders around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills and creativity. Should enjoy solving tough problems and working with modern technologies. You should not be shy about sharing your ideas and be obsessive about user experience and beautiful code. You will be part of the Mobile Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for American Express customers.  Mobile Engineering’s aim is to build interactive experiences at all touch points of a consumer's journey whether before, at, or after the time of purchase.

You will be working in a large team of engineers, product people, designers, and QA to build the “Backend for Frontend” API layer consumed by Award-winning American Express mobile apps.

Based on experience, this role may be entry level, senior or staff.

Relevant experience and skills:

  • Building server-side applications
  • Writing code
  • Refactoring code
  • Deleting code
  • Build tools
  • Continuous Integration
  • Fixing bugs
  • Asynchronous code
  • Performance Analysis and Optimization
  • Legacy Code
  • Unit tests
  • Open Source
  • Working in a team
  • Self-starting
  • Integrating with bespoke lovingly hand-crafted backend services from the days of yore
  • Designing solutions for open ended problems
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

Relevant technologies that you may encounter:

  • Kotlin
  • Gradle
  • REST
  • GQL
  • RAML

We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive base salaries
  • Bonus incentives
  • Support for financial-well-being and retirement
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits (depending on location)
  • Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need
  • Generous paid parental leave policies (depending on your location)
  • Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)
  • Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program
  • Career development and training opportunities

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