Why American Express?
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.
American Express has been making a difference in people’s 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.
We’ve 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 they’re ready to take on a new career
path, we’re 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.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it
Do you have the ability to put together unique cutting-edge customer facing solutions that increase business value and customer engagement by demonstrating strong architectural and UX principles and that are data driven?
Do you have a strong desire to help influence and get results across a diverse organization?
American Express is embarking on an exciting digital transformation driven by an energetic team. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our Technology and Product roadmap.
If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across the globe through various channels, join our team!
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Serving as a core member of an agile team that drives user story analysis and develops responsive web applications.
Performing hands-on software development, typically spending 50-60% of time actually writing code and unit tests, doing proof of concepts, conducting code reviews, and testing in ongoing sprints
Performing ongoing refactoring of code, utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast track concepts, and delivering continuous improvement
Developing deep understanding of integrations with other systems and platforms within the supported domains
Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team.
Mentoring team members.
Work closely with product managers, back-end and other front-end developers to implement versatile solutions to tricky web development problems
Work with Product Owners to define requirements and plan increments of work.
Drive automation and ensure automated test scripts are completed for new features.
Perform all aspects of software development for assigned applications, including developing prototypes, writing new code and creating API's.
Architect and build integration components and interfaces in collaboration with other colleagues.
Demonstrate a passion for continuous learning and willingness to adopt new technologies.
Good attitude, communication, willingness to learn and collaborate
Bring a culture of innovation, ideas, and continuous improvement
Challenging status quo, demonstrate risk taking, and implement creative ideas
Only lateral moves will be consideredQualifications
Able to demonstrate strong web fundamentals & knowledge of DOM
Experience writing adaptive and responsive UI applications
3+ years Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) / Behavior Driven Development (BDD) practices, unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing, web service testing, and browser compatibility testing, including frameworks such as, WebDriverIO, Cucumber.JS
Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environment and platforms, especially npm, GIT and Jenkins
5+ yrs working in an Agile or SAFe Agile development environment
Proven experience building scalable web applications
Good communication skills - able to explain concepts to product managers and business partners in ways that are meaningful to them
Experience of i18n and a11y concepts is a plus
Eligibility to work in the US for American Express is required as the company will not be pursuing sponsorship for this position