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American Express Senior Java Software Engineer - Digital Banking in Annapolis, Maryland


“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.”

We are looking for a highly technically proficient Java software API/backend Engineer to work on Digital Banking suite of products at American Express. You'll work among high performing engineering, design and product teams. If you enjoy working in a high paced, highly technical environment where everyone can have their say while still being able to set and hit deadlines, then this is the role for you.


  • Participate in the design and implementation of core platform features.

  • Provide Operational support with building platform monitoring tools/dashboards, ad hoc reports

  • Defect Fixes, Performance Testing, Endurance testing.


  • Overall 7 years of developing internet-scale solution development primarily using Java 8 , Spring Boot and no-sql databases (primarily mongo)

  • Must have demonstrated Proficiency in Java 8 (Lambdas, Streams, Completeble Future, optional, generics)

  • Must have demonstrated Proficiency in Spring boot – webflux , Reactor 3), spring-data, REST

  • Must have demonstrated Proficiency in Java functional and reactive programming.

  • Test Driven Development experience

  • Must have demonstrated experience in developing and building asynchronous Reactive Micro services utilizing Vertx

  • Must have experience in developing REST APIs using Spring Boot 2.0 (reactive) and skilled in Open API (swagger) specification.

  • Must have demonstrated experience in designing database schemas, index design, optimizations for query tuning.

  • Experienced in utilizing Grafana, Jaeger, Splunk to monitor and troubleshooting application systems

  • Demonstrated experience in using modern software engineering tools: git workflows, gradle, load testing tools, mock frameworks.

  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field.

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

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20007390