Senior Front-End Engineer

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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.


The American Express Intelligent Automation team is building an innovative enterprise automation platform that will increase the productivity of our colleagues. If you are passionate about the power of new technology, come join our team. We will be building a microservices platform that will utilize Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML) , Business Process Management (BPM), and other innovative technology across the American Express enterprise.


You will learn an enormous range of technology and see it applied across the company. American Express has a tremendous opportunity to leverage new and disruptive technologies with an enterprise focus on automation. Come own the efforts of a new team defining and building a platform for automation enabling the adoption and proper application of ML and AI.


The team is empowered to shape our technology and product roadmap. Bring your talent and desire to deliver innovative capabilities across an organization which is ripe with opportunity. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity.


This is a developer role. You should be a talented and experienced software engineer who is passionate about code quality, usability, stability and user experience.

 

Responsibilities will include:
  • Developing new user-facing features using JavaScript with strong emphasis on React.js / Redux
  • Building reusable cross platform components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Solid understanding on modular design and single responsibility principle
  • Developing new user-facing features using JavaScript with strong emphasis on React.js / Redux
  • Building reusable cross platform components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Solid understanding on modular design and single responsibility principle

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript and CSS, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Thorough understanding of React.js, its core principles, and workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Experience with data visualization libraries such as D3
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus
  • Familiar with Server Side Rendering in JavaScript
  • Understanding differing security models, with knowledge of AuthN and AuthZ principles
  • Solid understanding of RESTful APIs and GraphQL
  • Solid understanding of JSON Schemas and OPEN API
  • Experience with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, yarn, etc.
  • Strong understanding of Accessibility and Web Standards
  • Experience with both Responsive and Adaptive Web Design
  • Experience with using design language systems or similar
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Ability to perform benchmarking and optimization
  • Ability to debug performance and memory issues in complex JS applications
 

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: 20000660
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2020, 9:52:38 PM