American Express Careers
Front End Sr. Engineer
You’ll do more than the expected. You’ll do the unexpected.
You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important. You should have previous experience building web interfaces and a solid understanding of design language systems.
Building reusable cross platform 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
Solid understanding on modular design and single responsibility principle
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.
Thorough understanding of React.js, its core principles, and workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
Knowledge of HTTP2 and websockets
Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus
Understanding differing security models, with knowledge of AuthN and AuthZ principles
Solid understanding of RESTful APIs and GraphQL
Solid understanding of JSON Schemas and OPEN API
Experience with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, yarn, etc.
Strong understanding of Accessibility and Web Standards
Experience with both Responsive and Adaptive Web Design
Experience with using design language systems or similar
Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
Ability to perform benchmarking and optimization
Ability to debug performance and memory issues in complex JS applications
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.
A competitive benefits offering designed to support our employees’ total health and wellbeing, including:
- Health care scheme
- Defined contribution pension plan
- Dental scheme
- Virtual GP
- Life assurance
- Income protection
- Core holiday allowance with opportunity to buy or sell additional days
- Car Allowance/Company Car Option
- A range of flexible benefits to choose from designed to suit your lifestyle: healthcare plan options, health assessments, critical illness coverage, cycle to work, season ticket loans
- Employee Discount Portal
- Back up childcare/adultcare
- Onsite facilities include; Fitness classes, Health Checks, Digital Health Kiosk, Physiotherapy, Healthy Living Nurse, Wellness Studio, Costa Coffee and subsidised staff restaurant
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 onor 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 8, 2019, 12:27:19 PM