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QA Engineer

New York, New York
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

We’re looking for a QA Engineer to work on mobile applications that will be used by tens of millions of American Express cardholders around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills and creativity. Should enjoy solving tough problems and working with new technologies. You should not be shy about sharing your ideas and be obsessive about user experience and high quality.

You’ll be part of the Mobile Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for American Express customers. Mobile Engineering’s aim is to build interactive experiences at all touch points of a consumer's journey whether before, at, or after the time of purchase.

You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment with the stability of working for a Fortune 100 company. Your primary responsibilities will be to work on a small team of engineers developing mobile products. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute in an agile team by driving user story analysis and feature grooming, designing and developing thorough test-cases and test scenarios.
  • Create and maintain automated tests running in a continuous integration environment.
  • Ensure excellent application usability through careful manual testing  
  • Collaborate with Product team, development team and backend teams to plan, test and release high-quality features in the apps.
  • Work closely with development team to iteratively test concurrently with feature development
  • Analyze and create end point mocks to aid in testing
  • Assists in estimation and assessment of feasibility of features
  • Follow and help cultivate consistent development best practices
  • Work closely with development team to iteratively test concurrently with feature development

Qualifications

  • Experience writing automated tests and custom automation frameworks
  • 3 years of technical experience in a software development organization with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Science (preferably Computer Science, Engineering or other related disciplines)
  • Has exposure to a variety of distributed infrastructure technologies and systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Deals well with ambiguous/under defined problems; able to think abstractly

  • Eagerness to work iteratively and collaboratively to build new software

  • Experience with Swift and/or Functional programming is a plus

  • Experience with payments technology is a plus 


 

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

 

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backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take

on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning

and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We

have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to

spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career

path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the

best future they envision.

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ReqID: 18018409
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2018, 12:17:16 AM
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