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Engineer

Phoenix, Arizona; New York, New York
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

Do you have the ability to put together unique cutting-edge customer facing solutions that increase business value and customer engagement by leveraging strong architectural and UX principles and that are data driven? Do you have a unique combination of deep technical knowledge, business acumen and strong interpersonal skills to help influence and drive results across a diverse organization.

 American Express is embarking on an exciting digital transformation driven by an energetic team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our Technology and Product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across the globe through various channels, join our team!

 We are looking for a great software developer who understands the fundamentals of web and is good in JavaScript. Your primary focus will be on working with the architects and engineers in the organization to uplift web applications to use latest web technologies such as React and Node and bring modern web practices to production applications impacting millions of customers.

 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

 

  • Serving as a core member of an agile team that drives user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops responsive web applications using the best engineering practices
  • Performing hands-on software development, typically spending most of time actually writing code and unit tests, doing proof of concepts, conducting code reviews, and testing in ongoing sprints
  • Performing ongoing refactoring of code, utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast track concepts, and delivering continuous improvement
  • Developing deep understanding of integrations with other systems and platforms within the supported domains
  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Work closely with product managers, back-end and other front-end engineers to implement versatile solutions to tricky web development problems
  • Finalizing HTML prototypes into Web Applications by integrating with back-end services and functionality
  • Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices and consistent framework usage.

 

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.

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline or equivalent 3-4 years of work experience
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in JavaScript and able to demonstrate good javascript knowledge
  • Able to demonstrate good web fundamentals & knowledge of DOM
  • Experience writing adaptive and responsive UI applications
  • Knowledge of HTML5, React, Redux
  • Good attitude, communication, willingness to learn and collaborate
  • 2--3 yrs hands on experience working on React with recent experience in ES6
  • 2-3 yrs hands on experience in writing javascript applications in node.js. Minimum Node 8
  • Experience with continuous integration and testing frameworks such as selenium is a plus
  • 2-3 yrs working in an Agile development environment 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


ReqID: 19006790
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 11, 2019, 12:33:45 PM
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