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Engineer- UI

New York, New York
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

This opportunity is on the American Express Global Acquisition team, which focuses on acquiring new customers by providing world class digital experience and engagement.

 

We are seeking world-class problem solvers who have a passion for technology and a relentless focus on execution and delivery. You will be most successful with a healthy combination of both technical skill and business acumen.

 

Qualifications

Are you up for the challenge?
  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential
    At the core of Software Engineering

Responsibilities:

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js and Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
    Skills
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Expert level hands on experience and understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of ECMAScript
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus
  • CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Grunt, Gulp, Bower, Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.Unit Testing with Karma or Jest
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking page performance and implementing optimization
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools - Git
Education:
  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science is desired

 

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

 

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years,

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.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.


ReqID: 19000777
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2019, 3:18:52 PM
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