Senior JVM Engineer - Kotlin / Java - De

  • American Express
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Jun 22, 2021

Job Description

**Description** You Lead the Way. We've Got Your Back. At American Express,we know that with the right backing,people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we're supporting our customers' financial confidence to move ahead,taking commerce to new heights,or encouraging people to explore the world,our colleagues are constantly redefining what's possible - and we're proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex,you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues,all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day. The Developer Experience (DX) team is looking for an influencer to help define and teach software engineering practices for the company. We need a seasoned engineer to envision,deliver,and evolve the Amex Way paved road for JVM-based software as documentation and tooling,enabling teams to start and deploy projects quickly with minimal manual work. In this role,you will partner with talented people across Technology to define patterns and practices for all steps along the software delivery,from idea to production. You will drive the effort to define what it looks like to build software the Amex Way and help other teams learn to practice it. As part of this process,you will also gain experience with what it looks like to help guide multiple groups toward a common goal. **On any given day,you might:** + Brainstorm the best practices in a wide variety of software delivery domains + Write about these topics in straightforward,engineer-friendly language + Build software products that enable fast and easy onboarding to Amex Way paved roads + Lead multiple streams of work simultaneously + Work with teams across Technology to learn their pain points and offer help + Coach technology topics + Help drive backlogs for our partners to build,simplify,or enhance their tools + Provide technical mentorship to other software engineers at all levels **Qualifications** + Bachelor's degree in computer science,computer engineering or a related field,or equivalent experience + 7 years of hands-on software development experience + Deep hands-on expertise with JVM development + Demonstrated experience leading and mentoring software engineers + Demonstrated experience contributing expertise to other teams and organizations + Proficiency with DevOps theory and practice,including concepts such as continuous deployment,12-factor app,and infrastructure-as-code + Excellent verbal and written communication skills **Bonus points:** + Active involvement in engineering guilds,communities of practice,or similar efforts + Experience driving multi-team collaboration and contributing to,or accepting code contributions from outside the team + Hands-on expertise with DevOps and cloud platforms **Also critical to your success:** + Appetite for trying new things + Ability to learn and pivot fast + Staying up to date on technology trends and developer sentiments **Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.** **American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race,color,religion,sex,sexual orientation,gender identity,national origin,protected veteran status,disability status,age,or any other status protected by law.** **Job:** Technology **Primary Location:** United States **Other Locations:** US-Arizona-Phoenix,US-California-Palo Alto,US-New York-New York,US-Florida-Sunrise **Schedule** Full-time **Req ID:** 21013842