Engineer - Quality

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Job Description

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.


We’re looking for an enthusiastic QA Engineer with strong experience in automated testing to work on web applications that will be used by tens of millions of American Express cardholders around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills and creativity. Should enjoy solving tough problems and working with new technologies to design and execute. You should not be shy about sharing your ideas and be obsessive about user experience and high quality.

You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment as part of the Web Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for American Express customers. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute in an agile team by driving user story analysis and feature grooming, designing and developing thorough test-cases and test scenarios.
  • Create and maintain automated tests running in a continuous integration environment.
  • Ensure excellent application usability through careful manual testing  
  • Collaborate with Product team, development team and backend teams to plan, test and release high-quality features in the apps.
  • Work closely with development team to iteratively test concurrently with feature development
  • Analyze and create end point mocks to aid in testing
  • Assists in estimation and assessment of feasibility of features
  • Follow and help cultivate consistent development best practices
  • Work closely with development team to iteratively test concurrently with feature development

Qualifications

  • Experience writing automated tests and custom automation frameworks
  • 5+ years of technical experience in a software development organization with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Science (preferably Computer Science, Engineering or other related disciplines)
  • Experience with Agile software development methodology (SCRUM)
  • Has exposure to a variety of distributed infrastructure technologies and systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • RESTful services experience
  • Deals well with ambiguous/under defined problems; able to think abstractly
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Experience with Swift, Kotlin, Java and/or Functional programming 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: 19014258
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2019, 5:57:03 PM