Amex

Staff Engineer - Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ
With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When yo

Job Description

Staff Engineer

Posted: Friday, 9/15/2023

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.

As part of our diverse tech team, you can architect, code and ship software that makes us an essential part of our customers’ digital lives. Here, you can work alongside talented engineers in an open, supportive, inclusive environment where your voice is valued, and you make your own decisions on what tech to use to solve challenging problems. Amex offers a range of opportunities to work with the latest technologies and encourages you to back the broader engineering community through open source. And because we understand the importance of keeping your skills fresh and relevant, we give you dedicated time to invest in your professional development. Find your place in technology on #TeamAmex

How will you make an impact in this role?

  • This person will be supporting 1-3 Technical Platforms and/or its significant
    application components
  • Works on complex issues that require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors in
    highly integrated and interdependent environments
  • Routinely mentoring other specialists and architects on areas of engineering domain
    expertise
     Ability to adapt solutions to meet the broader needs of the enterprise
     Develop and deliver impactful new technologies used across several portfolios
  • 40%~50% of the time spent on coding and/or hands-on technical implementation
     Work with Senior Staff Architects to define solution requirements and perform
    technical implementation
     Inspiring leader for both high-level and detailed technical designs and act as lead
    reviewer on design reviews as needed
     Provide technical mentorship to other software engineers at all levels
     Implement new, highly scalable platform components on a large scale
     Improve and optimize existing components of the core platform
     Actively participate in team and company-wide architecture and engineering
    discussions and forums as a prominent contributor
     Employ technical expertise to help team members overcome technical problems
    during production outages and solution delivery
     Enforce to release/project schedule and sprint milestones achievements
     Analyze, design, program, debug, and modify software for use in integrated, widescale environments
     Responsible for health and quality of the code across the portfolio, including
    leadership over SCM, functional testing, and CI/CD tool integration
Requirements
  • 10+ years of active engineering experience in a complex environment and/or comparable experience such as:
     Successful engineering and deployment of enterprise-grade technology assets across multiple Agile product environments
     Contribution of best practices in end-to-end aspects of code quality that are currently in use
     Implementation highly scalable platform components based on the introduction of new technology/technologies used across platforms
Benefits
  • Competitive base salaries
  • Bonus incentives
  • 6% Company Match on retirement savings plan
  • Free financial coaching and financial well-being support
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need
  • 20+ weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy
  • 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

Amex At A Glance

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. Check out the recent awards we’re proud of: • #3 on Fortune and Great Place to Work's 100 Best Companies to Work For - 2023 • Top 10 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies - 2023 • Bloomberg's Gender-Equality Index (since 2015) - 2023 • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index Score of 100% (since 2004)- 2022 • Forbes America's Best Employers for Diversity - 2022 • Seramount 100 Best Companies - 2022 • #3 on FORTUNE 100 Best Large Workplaces in New York - 2022 • Fast Company's 2022 Finance Brands That Matter
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