Engineer I - Android

American Express

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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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 an Android Engineer to work on mobile applications that are used by tens of millions of American Express cardholders around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills and creativity; someone who enjoys solving tough problems and working with innovative technologies. This person should not be shy about sharing their ideas and be obsessive about user experience and beautiful code. You will be working in a fast-paced small-team environment with the stability of working as part of a Fortune 100 company. Your primary responsibility will be to work on a small team of designers, product owners, QA, and engineers developing and improving features. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies popular in Android and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas with your team despite some ambiguity.

Relevant experience and skills

  • Building Android Applications
  • Writing & Deleting code
  • Build tools like Gradle, GitHub Actions, and Circle CI
  • Continuous Integration patterns
  • Finding and fixing bugs
  • Asynchronous coding patterns
  • Performance Analysis and Optimization
  • Dealing with legacy code
  • Unit & Integration Tests
  • Open Source
  • Working in a globally distributed team
  • Self-starting and good at time management
  • 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 on our team

  • Jetpack Compose
  • MVI Architecture
  • REST APIs
  • OkHttp
  • RAML API Documentation
  • Dagger
  • Kotlin, Coroutines, Flow
  • RxJava
  • GitHub Actions
  • Circle CI
  • Espresso & JUnit
  • Test Fakes
  • WireMock

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.