Senior Manager-Product Development

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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.



Job Description:

As one of the enterprise teams within American Express, Enterprise Digital & Analytics (EDA) works closely with colleagues across the entire company to drive growth and further differentiate Amex in a competitive marketplace by accelerating our digital products and services. Within EDA, the Enterprise Digital Membership Experiences (EDME) team focuses the core customer experiences, including Web, Native App, SMS, Email and Push. The team develops and scales across the enterprise high-impact, mobile-centric and personalized digital experiences across the customer lifecycle and adapts to the evolving needs of our Card Members, merchants and other partners.


Within EDME, Membership Experiences Web team is responsible for building best-in-class customer experiences for some of the most engaging journeys at American Express, globally. The team builds and scales products with the latest technology using a core framework, leveraging both opensource and proprietary software. The team also leverages data and research to make decisions and drive towards the core vision. Within the Membership Experiences Web Team, the ‘MYCA’ (Manage Your Customer Account) team is focused on the Account Management aspect of the customer experience, which spreads across Payments & Lending, Account Services, Account Activity and Transactions and Account Summary experiences.


Role Description:

The MYCA team is looking for a Mgr / Sr Mgr of Product Development to lead the development and strategy for regulatory initiatives with an emphasis on KYC/AML. In this role, you will own the web KYC/AML implementations that drive results for the enterprise KYC/AML program across all markets. These journeys are integrated with intelligent platforms and APIs, which you will partner closely with to enhance and expand the web product. You will collaborate with colleagues in Product, Engineering, Design, User Research, Analytics, and Experimentation to communicate and iterate on a high visibility product roadmap. You will also work closely with and get the buy-in from stakeholders across the organization and within the Account Management and Web portfolio to ensure we are creating elegant and frictionless solutions for our customers, while also driving business outcomes. This is a challenging space that requires a PM who is flexible and patient in the face of a complicated and ever evolving regulatory environment.



  • Define and own the web vision for regulatory implementations, strategy and roadmap by partnering closely with key stakeholders, partners and product teams
  • Negotiate priorities and development plans with the enterprise Lean Portfolio Management team
  • Translate product roadmap into well-defined requirements/user stories and acceptance test criteria
  • Navigate white space to uncover opportunities that will drive measurable web outcomes within complex regulatory initiatives
  • Leverage data to determine trends and insights that impact success, report on key metrics, and optimize the product through experimentation
  • Seek, understand and apply new trends and competitive best practices where applicable
  • Actively monitor, track and report on feature launches and enhancements to continuously iterate and enhance user experiences


Minimum Qualifications


  • 3-5+ years of experience managing and developing complex programmable API and front-end products
  • High technical aptitude—solid understanding of application architecture (e.g. web, native app, PWA, etc.) and ability to distill technical capabilities into well-defined product requirements and criteria
  • Confident written and verbal communicator—able to convey complex ideas and sell a narrative in order to drive the product strategy
  • Analytically savvy—strong knowledge of reporting/analytical tools to leverage quantitative and qualitative insights to drive decisions
  • Proactive problem solver with track record of successfully navigating white space / ambiguity
  • Adaptable and sensible product manager who can flex different strengths at different times when needed,
  • Innate resilience, optimism and curiosity
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Experience with KYC/AML and/or other regulatory initiatives preferred

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: 21010156
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: May 4, 2021, 3:26:24 PM