Graduate scheme

South East

About AMEX 

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. Find your place in technology on #TeamAmex. 

As part of our diverse tech team, you can architect, code and ship software that makes us a crucial 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 relevant, we give you dedicated time to invest in your professional development. 

Business Unit/Role Specific Info: 

Ever wondered what it’s like to work on J.D. Power’s #1 ranked Mobile App and Website? 

Do you know what it takes to setup a near real-time transaction anomaly alerting system? 

As a Software Engineer, you will work on building global scale software with a host of tools and frameworks. You may work in areas ranging from machine learning using big data, native mobile applications, backend services, full stack web applications, or UX/UI focused development. You’ll work across our software products, like Spring Cloud and Webflux for reactive Java services, or Node.js driving React web applications and various microservice architectures. 

What type of work can you expect? 

  • Identify exciting opportunities for adopting new technologies to solve existing needs and predict future challenges. 

  • Develop software applications as part of a scrum team. 

  • Learn technical skills, write code, conduct code reviews and write unit tests. 

  • Partner with Product Managers, Senior Engineers and Application Architects on your team to conceptualize, build new products and prioritize features. 

  • Take part in social activities, community service events and projects with other Graduates. 


  • Experience in developing products or projects either in an academic, professional, or personal setting. 

  • Some entry level software development experience, design, or creative experience. 

  • Understanding of data structures and algorithms. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate work to team members and stakeholders. 

  • Knowledge and experience in any of the following languages, Java, JavaScript, C++, C#, Python, Go, or Rust. 


  • Must have earned a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other technical discipline 

  • Ability to sufficiently complete coding questions 

  • Students must be graduating in 2022 or recently graduated 

Apply now! 

In order for your application to be considered, please complete the below steps: 

  1. Click on ‘Apply Now’ 

  1. Create a new username and password 

  1. Complete and submit your application 

Our team will review completed applications on a rolling basis. We appreciate your patience while we consider your application and will be in contact with you by 3 December 2021. The deadline for applications is 19th November 2021. 

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations. For more information, please visit our career website.

If you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Campus Recruitment Team.

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South East

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