Quality Engineer

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Job Description

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

Who are we?

Global Benefits Manager is a global, centralized card member benefits management application that provides world class benefits to our card members such as Lounge Access, Priority access in airports , Statement credits & much more. You will be part of the team that build and exposes RESTful APIs that is used by internal & external customers all around the world through the web & mobile applications.


Our Team

Existing team of 30 technical staff. Small, co-located Agile teams of 7-8 people each including Engineers, Scrum Masters, Quality Engineers plus Product Owners. We operate in a Scrum and Scaled Agile Framework environment (SAFe).

Most team members arrive in the office between 8.30-10am, when we hold our stand-ups. We use tools such as Slack, Confluence, JIRA, and BitBucket to collaborate. We enjoy the luxury of avoiding a long commute to London and place an emphasis on technically interesting work. We have an outstanding work/life balance.


We are looking for a Quality Engineer who is hands on with code, can write Cucumber features & steps, who not only just report defects but also look into application logs to see what went wrong and review code via Pull Requests.



  • Works with engineers to drive improvements in code quality via automated testing

  • Delivers on capabilities for the portfolio automation strategy

  • Involved in the review of the user story backlog and requirements specifications for completeness and weaknesses in function, performance, reliability, scalability, testability, usability, and security and compliance testing, and provides recommendations

  • Plans and defines testing approach, providing advice on prioritization of testing activity in support of identified risks in project schedules or test scenarios

  • Develops test plans, testing resource requirements, and overall scheduling of testing activity

  • Drives the development automation and testing is a CD/CI environment

  • Develops manual and automated test cases and configurations needed to meet testing of business requirements

  • Executes test cases/scripts to ensure delivery of quality software applications, including Systems Integration, Regression, and Performance Testing

  • Generates test data to support the requirements and test case for various test phases

  • Builds and maintains CI/CD Automation process and execution

  • Responsible for managing the definition, implementation, and integration of quality principles into the design and development of software and IT processes for the team

  • Monitors and tracks resolution of defects

  • Designs, monitors, and analyzes quality assurance metrics such as defect, defect counts, test results, and test status

  • Recognizes opportunities to adopt creative testing technologies and techniques

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, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience required; advanced degree preferred

  • Experience in Technology, with an emphasis on QA for Java based server side applications, and confirmed ability in writing test cases, running functional, automated, or performance tests (JMeter), and managing defects.

  • Proven experience in test-driven development, unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing (Selenium), web service (Postman) testing, and browser compatibility testing

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: 19017521
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 7, 2019, 9:41:22 PM