Senior Mobile Engineer

  • Company:
    American Express
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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Dont just follow digital trends, Help create one.

This role is responsible for acting as a mobile security lead for the Application Security Management program. The Application Security Management team services multiple organizations to scan applications for vulnerabilities and work with application teams to reduce risks within American Express. To support these efforts, the program focuses on developer education, static analysis security testing (SAST), dynamic analysis security testing, (DAST) as well as program governance.

Responsibilities of this position will include but not be limited to the following:

Drive excellence in mobile application security by analyzing industry best practices, trends, and with a deep understanding of mobile development
Articulate mobile security risks to application teams and senior leadership
Develop next generation mobile security capabilities with a focus on customer needs
Lead both onshore and offshore team to balance managing emerging threats with operational tasks related to improving security posture
Develop and implement continuous service improvements to Application Security Management program
Works individually and with teams on both structured and unstructured assignments
May participate as subject matter expert or lead multiple moderately complex initiatives
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.
Required skills:

University degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Mathematics or proven equivalent experience in related disciplines
Knowledge of developing trends and emerging standards in mobile apps
Proven experience in iOS or Android development, preferably in Swift, Objective-C, Kotlin, Java for Android, Android SDK, or Android Studio
Knowledge of mobile application security trends or frameworks is a plus, including OWASP, NIST, PCI, ISO, COBIT, and understanding of common vulnerabilities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills is a must
Familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and – execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
Good understanding of RESTful APIs and how to connect applications to back-end services using asynchronous network calls
Basic understanding of Web Technologies (Javascript, CSS, HTML5)
Experience working with automated testing and quality assurance
Familiar with Continuous Integration (CI) and its use in testing, building and deploying apps
Understanding of code versioning using git
Experience with Swift and/or Functional programming is a plus
Apps published in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store is a plus
Why American Express?
Theres a difference between having a job and making a difference.

American Express has been making a difference in peoples lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

Weve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when theyre ready to take on a new career path, were right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.
Dont make a difference without it.
Dont live life without it.

A competitive benefits offering designed to support our employees total health and wellbeing, including:

Health care scheme
Defined contribution pension plan
Dental scheme
Virtual GP
Life assurance
Income protection
Core holiday allowance with opportunity to buy or sell additional days
Car Allowance/Company Car Option
A range of flexible benefits to choose from designed to suit your lifestyle: healthcare plan options, health assessments, critical illness coverage, cycle to work, season ticket loans
Employee Discount Portal
Back up childcare/adultcare
Onsite facilities include; Fitness classes, Health Checks, Digital Health Kiosk, Physiotherapy, Healthy Living Nurse, Wellness Studio, Costa Coffee and subsidised staff restaurant
To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process or need any reasonable adjustments to be made then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (free phone, subject to individual carrier charges). For Russia based candidates on 810 800 83 000038.
ReqID: 18017310
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2018, 6:22:33 AM","