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American Express Senior Engineer - Application Security in Carson City, Nevada


“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.”

Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.

You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground.

There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:

  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices

  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation

  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies

  • Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide

“Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.”


  • 3 years of experience in application penetration testing, research, red team, or Security Operations Center (SOC) analyst.

  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD process and tools like Git, Docker, Jenkins, XL Release etc. is required.

  • Knowledge of offensive security, including common penetration testing tools like Metasploit, Kali Linux, BURP Suite, nmap, or sqlmap.

  • 2 years of object oriented design and full stack development, using languages like Go or Java. Keen understanding of how to build highly performant systems with such languages.

  • Working knowledge of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and static application security testing (SAST).

  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business partners.

“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: 21007194