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Backend Software Engineer - Digital Banking, Payments

Latest job opening in American Express | Backend Software Engineer | Freshers job 2024

Backend Software Engineer

American Express (BENGALURU, KARNATAKA, India )

Job Description

Latest job opening in American Express for Backend Software Engineer.We are looking for Engineers that are open-minded, willing to learn, and are passionate about building great software. As we decide if an Engineer is a fit for our Team, we will not focus solely on experience or languages used, but the ability to think out of the box and approach problems with a clever mindset.

We are looking for Engineers that are open-minded, willing to learn, and are passionate about building great software. As we decide if an Engineer is a fit for our Team, we will not focus solely on experience or languages used, but the ability to think out of the box and approach problems with a clever mindset. We are influenced by The Twelve-Factor App principles, and we have picked modern ergonomic languages that maximize productivity and readability, i.e., modern JVM: Quarkus/Micronaut with Kotlin and lightweight Go command tools. Architecture is event driven microservices leveraging Kafka and Webhooks, and our polyglot-persistence includes Postgres and Couchbase.

Skills set Required for this Job :
  • Experience in backend reactive programming languages: Java 17+ and/or Kotlin.
  • Proven track record developing lightweight reactive microservices: Vert.x, Quarkus, Micronaut or Spring Boot.
  • Experience of working with stakeholders and product owners to refine upcoming Epics.
  • Deep understanding of event driven architecture and messaging: Kafka, webhooks, asynchronous API design.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL or equivalent relational databases.
  • Have experience working as an individual contributor as part of a cross functional agile team. Experience in FinTech is a massive plus.
  • Have proven experience in supporting mission critical platforms with high levels of availability and service continuity.
  • Have solid experience in cloud-based architecture and distributed systems.
  • Have exceptional written and communication skills and can express dissenting opinions in a constructive manner.
  • Self-directed and able to work in an ambiguous environment through the innovation process.
  • Care about learning and being open minded about switching approaches and experimenting.
  • Value collaboration and put the Team interests always above self.
Job Responsibilities
  • Build software as part of a nimble agile Team where you have every opportunity to make an impact on the bottom line and contribute to the architecture.
  • Collaborate with our product team to ensure work coming into the scrum team is well refined and understood by the engineers.
  • Ensure our infrastructure is safely extensible, scalable, reliable and meets SLAs for both external and internal users.
  • Support less experienced engineers with their software development work.
  • Create a brand for our platform composed of amazing APIs, Developer Portal, Tutorials and SDKs.
  • Ensure our solutions are testable, intuitive, and easy to maintain.
  • Use state of the art tools for remote collaboration and developer happiness, i.e., IntelliJ CodeWithMe and Tuple
  • Participate in design and code reviews for key components and cross Enterprise initiatives.
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Job Location(s)

BENGALURU, KARNATAKA, India

Experience

Freshers / Experience

Salary

Best in industry

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Job Type: In Office Job Timing: Full Time

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