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Mainframe Test Engineer

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

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

 

Each day, we make 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, enabling them to do and achieve more.

 

We’re committed to becoming the world’s most respected service brand and daily deliver extraordinary service to our customers, constantly reinventing our ways of working to ensure we offer rich rewards that redefine expectations for our clients and ourselves.

 

You know more than the code, you know quality.

 

Our Quality Engineers understand that “good enough” is never enough. They are experts in automation, testing and quality assurance. And they are driven to continuously raise the bar – ensuring that only the highest quality code is released. Because that is what our business and our customers depend on.

 
Do you see the details and the big picture?
 

Quality doesn’t happen by accident. It takes deep knowledge and a relentless pursuit of perfection. As a Quality Engineer on our team, you’ll:

 
  • Work with engineers to drive improvements in code quality via manual and automated testing
  • Develop test plans, testing resource requirements, and scheduling of testing activity
  • Execute test cases/scripts, including Systems Integration, Regression, and Performance Testing
  • Drive development of automation and testing in a CD/CI environment
  • Identify opportunities to adopt innovative testing technologies and techniques
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications

Required skills:

Are you up for the test?
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline,
  • Experience in Technology, with an emphasis on QA, and proven ability in writing test cases, running functional, automated, or performance tests, and managing defects
  • Solid experience in test-driven development, unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing, web service testing, and browser compatibility testing
  • Experience with Agile, other rapid application development methods, and Waterfall SDLC
At the core of Quality Engineering
 

Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

  • Agile Practices
  • Programming/Software development in a mainframe environment (using Cobol, IMS and DB2) 
  • SDLC Methodologies and Practices
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Industry and Company Knowledge
  • Problem Solving
Why American Express 
 

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

 

We place great importance on doing what is right, what is best and what is innovative. And we continue seeking people to champion these values and beliefs as we grow. The world’s a big place, filled with big ideas and amazing people. And we want the best of them here at American Express. We’re interested in where you came from, but we’re even more excited about where you will go with American Express.

 

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).


ReqID: 17014110
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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