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Project Manager - GCST Product Delivery & Integration

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Job Description

You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

 

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. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.

 

This role is part of the Global Commercial Services Tech Product Delivery & Integration leadership team and will focus on leading the E2E Technology teams to deliver critical initiatives for GCS, with a focus on Compliance and Regulatory initiatives.

We are seeking a Project Manager with technical experience and a strong interest in technology product delivery to join our team in New York. You will support the delivery of strategic market launches that integrate across multiple product teams, from definition through implementation.

Our team pursues an agile-first approach, focuses on colleague professional development, and provides opportunities to experience working with a large range of Technology platforms. We are looking for motivated individuals, with a passion for Agile project management, a can-do attitude and an ability to learn and grow.

 

You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with integrated teams to deliver solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product managers, scrum masters, architects, developers, and QA teams.
  • Creates an environment of continuous improvement through honest communication and regular retrospectives with the goal to surface issues/concerns and to identify clear action steps
  • Manage Test Strategy planning, test delivery schedule, and technical/user testing at all phases of product development.  
  • Manage project Test planning, coordination of multiple applications for test preparedness, managing of test execution and test results.
  • Responsible for testing specific documentation and implementation of existing and new testing processes.
  • Planning and executing of the Technology development schedule for major product releases
  • Tracking status, progress and other critical metrics in relation to the plan and publishing progress reports to senior partners
  • Maintaining release and dependency plans across American Express development teams, external partners and third parties
  • Identifying and raising risks, issues, and changes tied to the product development initiatives
  • Resolving impediments precluding teams from making progress against plans
  • Ensuring deliverables across Technology teams are high-quality and clearly documented
  • Organizing and executing Pre and Post PI Planning sessions, daily stand-ups, scrum of scrums and retrospectives at the end of each planned unit of work, with a focus on continuously learning from the past
  • Finding opportunities to embrace innovative technologies and processes

 

Minimum Qualifications

This high-energy Project Manager should have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in related field and/or prior relevant Technology or business experience
  • Previous Project or Product Management experience, ideally in an Agile environment
  • Desired at least 1 year of technical experience in software engineering, infrastructure, operations or product delivery & system integration
  • Organizational skills and self-motivation
  • Some knowledge of internal delivery tools & a desire to deepen understanding
  • Adaptive communication
  • Collaboration & partnership
  • Courage, curiosity, passion & resourcefulness

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Ideally the finalist should be based out of New York or on the East coast timezone. There will be no relocation for this role.

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

 

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

 


ReqID: 21007124
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 12, 2021, 8:50:08 PM