Quality Engineers

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Job Description

Don’t just have a great idea, build it. 

We are looking for high performing and enthusiastic Quality Engineers to join a new Cross Border Payments (CBP) team within American Express, London.


The CBP team is part of Amex Global Commercial Services and is responsible for a cloud-based, highly available platform enabling international foreign exchange transactions for global commercial clients.


We are establishing AGILE teams in our new London office, close to Victoria, to build world-class technology as part of the CBP product. They will be responsible for developing and delivering some of the core functionalities for our new system, building the foundations of a platform targeting millions of American Express users and supporting the roll out of new components and functionality.


What we are looking for:

  • Be curious. Ask ‘what if’ and explore options, tools and different ways of working to test better, faster and earlier.

  • Be a team player. Work with engineers and product owners to ensure the highest possible quality.

  • Be resourceful. Use your team, your skills and your experience to solve problems in exciting and inventive ways.

  • Be bold. Have the courage to challenge or investigate if something looks wrong or you think could be done better.

  • Be persevering. Don’t be afraid to fail. Learn from every effort and strive for continuous improvement.

It would be great if:

  • You have experience working on financial or other highly regulated platforms.

  • You have an understanding of product development concepts, such as minimum viable product, prototyping, design sprints etc.

  • You challenge processes with the goal of continuous improvement.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


  • University degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Experience testing Spring microservice applications.

  • Good understanding of either Java or Kotlin.

  • Experience with testing tools: Junit, Cucumber, RestAssured, Spring Cloud Contract.

  • Conversant with RESTful or SOAP web service testing with Kafka, JMS or other messaging technologies.

  • Worked as part of an agile team.

  • Worked with Cloud platforms and CI/CD pipelines.

  • Keen to learn new technologies and be able to articulate technical concepts to non-technical colleagues.

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
  • 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 on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).


ReqID: 19016613
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 5, 2019, 9:54:29 AM