Java Engineer II

West Sussex
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.
The BTA (Business Travel Account) team are looking for skilled and enthusiastic Java engineers with an enquiring mind, to help us deliver best in class solutions for T&E competitiveness.
How will you make an impact in this role?
The successful candidate will join an existing agile development scrum team contributing to the building of an exciting transformation platform. The transformation codebase is growing quickly so this position suits someone who can hit the ground running, form good working relationships quickly, and add value by introducing best practice design and development. While Java is the core technology, we are looking for someone who understands a range of associated technologies and has a proven ability to get to grips with new ideas quickly.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Hands-on expertise with Java/Kotlin application design, software development and automated testing
  • Core Java (Java 17 minimum) with Spring Boot
  • Experience working in an Agile Team
  • Has a drive to learn industry leading/innovative technologies and solutions
  • Is open to innovation and experimentation
  • Is team-oriented, and a core contributor, enabling the team to be more effective and productive
  • Must be willing and able to express new ideas, concerns and opinions directly to team
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential
  • Must be proactive, enthusiastic, flexible, and results driven
  • Have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Degree level education or equivalent experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Docker, Kafka, Postgres, ReactJS experience would be advantageous
  • Comfortable following a BDD/TDD approach using technologies such as Junit, Mockio and Cucumber

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.