React Engineer - UI/Front End

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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.

American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new 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 travel and payment products and services at a rapid pace, serving customers seamlessly across physical, digital, mobile, and social media, join our transformation team!

 

You will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for delivering world class card member experiences across multiple travel booking channels (Click-in and Call-in) in Consumer Travel Technology. You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our customers.

Qualifications

This high energized Software Engineer must be full stack and have:

  • General knowledge of distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, data structures, relational databases and NoSQL databases

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Expert level hands on experience and understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of ECMAScript
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus
  • CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Grunt, Gulp, Bower, Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.Unit Testing with Karma or Jest
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking page performance and implementing optimization
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools – Git

Are you up for the challenge?

  • Preferably a BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential


ReqID: 19018597
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 10, 2019, 2:13:53 PM