Senior Full Stack Engineer – Merchant Services

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.

How will you make an impact in this role?

If you’re interested in a career crafting breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further! Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Innovation is at the core of how we build a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for our customers.

As a Software Engineer in GMST you will be crafting solutions that are scalable and can be delivered iteratively to enhance business value, building core features and functions of card transaction systems on our distributed platform deployed in the cloud. Actively participating in agile teams and the latest development practices, writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation. Providing technical leadership to engineers to aid in the development of engineers within the team. GMST Engineers use Java Technologies to drive innovation while also finding opportunities to adopt new technologies.

Are you looking to join a team of Engineers who not only write code and test but also innovate? If so, join our GMST team and work on the Merchant Platform!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field.
  • Significant hands-on experience in application architecture / design, software development, and testing, preferably in an Agile environment within a professional environment.
  • 12+ years of hands-on software development using Java, Vert.x, Spring, Spark, Kafka, REST, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, One data, and In-Memory Computing.
  • Experience with all aspects of DevOps with ability to customize the pipeline based on product needs
  • Strong engineering and professional leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, partner, and collaborate multi-functionally across many engineering teams.

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.