Technical Project Manager

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Job Description

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American Express is entering into a technology transformation phase driven by opportunities to modernize legacy platforms, and explore modern software to be on the leading edge of the payments industry. American Express is looking for strong leaders to be part of high performing teams that will build and support our next generation platforms. If you have the talent and passion to drive innovation and deliver at a rapid pace, with deep hands on experience in areas of real-time, highly available, cloud-native application development, join our engineering teams to transform our systems. 
Your primary responsibility is to lead the development of our next generation distributed platform, aligning resources and delivery with business growth and diversification, while significantly improving service quality and cost-effectiveness. We expect the individual to be innovative and energetic with strong communications skills.


Function Description: 


We’re looking for Technical Project Manager 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 people skills, technical background, and creativity. You’ll be part of the Web Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for American Express customers. Web Engineering team’s seek is to build interactive experiences at all touch points of a consumer's journey whether before, at, or after the time of purchase. You will be working in a fast-paced environment with the stability of working for a Fortune 100 company. In this role, you will be working with product owners, engineering managers and group of engineers to deliver mobile products. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies

Job Responsibilities:


            Drive the development and delivery of technical products and solutions for our customers.


            Coordinate with product, business, technical, and other partners to prioritize, plan, and execute development schedules in-line with product development initiatives and regulatory needs.


            Use technical acumen to provide design alternatives and support team in technical issue resolution.


            Identify and track team velocity, financials, and other critical metrics in relation to the project/program and its plan


            Provide transparency into gaps, issues, risks and opportunities across scrum teams, tackle impediments


            Drive program, release level and enterprise improvement and standardization activities using SAFe as the primary framework


            Provide in-house, informal agile mentoring to our product and business teams (optional)



            Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience required; advanced degree preferred

            2 year of experience with algorithms, data structures, design patterns, HTML, Java, object-oriented design and coding across a variety of platforms.

            3 years of progressively responsible experience with technical delivery and IT project management using Agile Methodology.

            Experience facilitating Agile, Scrum or other rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions on time, on budget, and to spec.

            Proven ability to deliver complex software features iteratively and expertly

            Strong understanding of SAFe or iterative development processes, including quality and testing practices

            Possess a high degree of technical savvy, with a keen ability to learn new technology quickly and easily

            Adaptive communication

            Collaboration & teamwork

ReqID: 19017726
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 30, 2019, 12:25:50 PM