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Javascript Engineer

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:

 

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • 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 

Please note, Salary increases in case of a lateral move are provided only on an exception basis and in line with compensation guidelines.

Qualifications

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.

Are you up for the challenge?

 

Required skills:

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript and CSS, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Proficient with CSS2/CSS3
  • Knowledge of Accessibility and Web Standards
  • Experience with both Responsive and Adaptive Web Design
  • Experience with using design language systems or similar
  • Understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, yarn, etc.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Ability to perform benchmarking and optimization

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

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

 


ReqID: 19005824
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jun 20, 2019, 6:40:08 PM
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