Short Description

American Express is seeking an Engineer who can work with Product Owners to define requirements for new features and plan increments of work.

Job Description

This opportunity would suit a software engineer with proven development experience, a passion for modern technology and creative solutions. An ability to challenge and enthusiasm to constantly learn, improve and find new ways of working are key.
The successful applicant will join the Demand Generation & Shopping Experiences web application development team; a dynamic, talented and creative team of engineers who consistently deliver innovative solutions that drive significant growth through card acquisition. The team operates in a fully agile model and has dedicated, co-located Product Owners. 
  • Accountability for the delivery of quality code that is fully tested and scalable.
  • Familiarity with design patterns and coding best practices with JavaScript.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines and in a high-paced work environment.
  • Ability to take and apply direction and constructive feedback.
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Work with Product Owners to define requirements for new features and plan increments of work.
  • Drive automation and ensure automated test scripts are completed for new features in partnership with QA Engineers.
  • Perform all technical aspects of software development for assigned applications, including developing prototypes, writing new code and creating API's.
  • Design and build integration components and interfaces in collaboration with Senior Engineers, Architects, and Infrastructure Engineers as necessary.
  • Demonstrate a passion for continuous learning and willingness to adopt new technologies.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams: find opportunities to educate and learn from other mobile & web engineering teams.

  • Mainly Java with some JavaScript development experience.
  • Full Java stack software development experience, minimum Java 7
  • Full Node.js stack software development experience, minimum Node 8
  • 3+ years' experience with HTML5, JavaScript
  • Knowledge of HTML5, React, Redux, GraphQL
  • Hand on Experience using ES6
  • Knowledge of JUnit (Mockito or Powermock), Jest for Node.js
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team of Engineers
  • Hands-on expertise with application design, software development, and automated testing
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, related engineering or science degree
  • Experience in Agile techniques
  • Proven experience building scalable web application
  • Good communication skills - able to explain technical concepts to designers, product managers and business partners in ways that are meaningful to them
Some of the following experience would also be desirable:
  • Understanding of web pack code splitting.
  • Knowledge of automated build / continuous delivery, the experience of Git, Maven and Jenkins.
  • Knowledge Web Driver IO.
  • Experience using functional programming.
  • Knowledge of Spring frameworks and eco-system; Spring dependency injection and Spring MVC.
  • Experience of RESTful API and micro-services design.
  • Additional front-end web development skills such as AJAX, CSS.
  • Knowledge of XML, BDD (Cucumber), Hibernate, NO-SQL Databases, KAFKA.
  • Experience doing cross-browser testing

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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.