Technical Project Manager

Short Description

American Express is hiring a Technical Project Manager who can collaborate with other scrum masters, RTEs to coordinate cross-train dependencies.

Job Description

Function Description: 
American Express has embarked on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new team of high performers. 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 payment products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across physical, digital, mobile, and social media, join our transformation team.

Member of a product delivery team Works in partnership with Product Management and Owners, as well as the core and extended Technology teams including Architect(s), to create and prioritize the program backlog

  • Participates in program/release level processes for an Agile Release Train
  • Facilitate program increment planning meetings with leadership, business stakeholders, product management and delivery teams on the Agile Release Train(s)
  • Support program level meetings in partnership with product management and system architect to aid in the preparation, readiness and prioritization of features for future PI planning sessions
  • Partner with business owners, product managers and product owners to help assure strategy, vision and road map alignment and execution
  • Ensure value is achieved by the scrum on behalf of end users via the program predictability measure
  • Collaborate with other scrum masters, RTEs to coordinate crosstrain dependencies
  • Live the Agile and SAFe Values & Principles
  • Provide visibility into gaps, issues, risks, and opportunities within the scrum team.
  • Aggregate and drive team Program Increment objectives into Program/ Release objectives to ensure successful delivery
  • Mentor and coach to Agile Scrum on Agile/Lean/SAFe Principles
  • Participate in enterprise program management improvement and standardization activities
  • Encourage collaboration and quality practices between system architects & Agile teams
  • Oversight to ensure the timely identification and prioritization of technical infrastructure to support the implementation of priority features and enablers e.g. Architectural Runway
  • Promote compliance with SDLC standards
  • Ensures data integrity for the Agile Scrum within the Agile Management tools

Past Experience
7+ years relevant Program/Project Management experience
2+ years of experience as a scrum master will be preferred

Academic Background
Bachelors Degree in CS Or CSE or Equivalent 


  • Experience with design and coding across one or more platforms, languages & frameworks preferably Java J2EE, Node.js, Spring MVC, React, Microservices & APIs
  • Experience in RDMS (Oracle, DB2) and NoSQL DBs like Mongo, Redis, Cassandra, etc.
  • Certified Scrum Master

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American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

Each day, American Express makes it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services. An engine of commerce, American Express provides innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Most of all, we help our customers realize their dreams and aspirations through industry-leading benefits, access to unique experiences, business-building insights, and global customer care. We enable our customers to do and achieve more.