American Express Careers


United States
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

You won’t just shape the world of software.

You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.


Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.


You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground. 


There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:

  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies
  • Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.


  • 4+ years in Software Development 
  • 2+ years experience of Cloud Technology and an in depth understanding of the primary concepts and terminology.
  • 2+ years working on Salesforce applications.
  • 1+ year hands on experience in an Agile development team.
  • Salesforce certification.
  • Experience of .Net and JAVA technologies is a plus, as is an understanding of Web Services and integrations using APIs
  • Background in leveraging ETL products and tools (e.g. IBM DataStage, Informatica, etc.) for data management is a plus.
  • Proven track record in working as part of a team to deliver web applications from analysis through to release Skills.
  • Complete understanding of the Salesforce platform and its primary functions.
  • Ability to learn new technologies and embrace the challenge learning presents.
  • A self starter, comfortable talking through requirements in detail with business partners.
  • Strong and current knowledge of web standards, emerging technologies and trends.
  • Ability to think abstractly and deal with ambiguous/under-defined problems.
  • Ability to enable business capabilities through innovation.
  • An excellent communicator, both verbally and written Qualifications: Bachelors and / or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology Systems or related field. This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.

At the core of Software Engineering
Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:
  • Agile Practices
  • Porting/Software Configuration
  • Programming Languages and Frameworks
  • Business Analysis
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Product Knowledge
Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions

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.
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, or any other status protected by law.
 Please note, salary increases in case of a lateral move are provided only on an exception basis and in line with compensation guidelines.

ReqID: 18020324
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Dec 28, 2018, 3:08:50 PM
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