4 days ago

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Senior Engineer - JavaScript, React, Angular

$110k - $190k

American Express

North AmericaAmericasRemotePhoenix, AZArizonaUS

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With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities, and each other. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that’s unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

At American Express, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong. Join ## TeamAmex and let’s lead the way together.

As part of our diverse tech team, you can architect, code and ship software that makes us an essential part of our customers’ digital lives.  Here, you can work alongside talented engineers in an open, supportive, inclusive environment where your voice is valued, and you make your own decisions on what tech to use to solve challenging problems.  American Express offers a range of opportunities to work with the latest technologies and encourages you to back the broader engineering community through open source.  And because we understand the importance of keeping your skills fresh and relevant, we give you dedicated time to invest in your professional development.  Find your place in technology of ## TeamAmex.

The U.S. Consumer Services and Enterprise Digital & Data Technology Team brings together foundational strategic technology capabilities in digital experience engineering (Mobile and Web), AI/ML, marketing technology, enterprise communications, travel and lifestyle, and automation, grounded in our data technology model that prioritizes data governance. It employs a ground-breaking focus with development responsibilities for customer-facing capabilities that deepen and expand digital engagement, as well as core technical capabilities that cut across business lines and customer segments.

Job Description

Do you have the ability to put together unique innovative customer facing solutions that increase business value and customer engagement by demonstrating strong architectural and UX principles and that are data driven? Do you have a rare combination of deep technical knowledge, business insight and strong social skills to help influence and get results across a diverse organization.
American Express is embarking on an exciting digital transformation driven by an energetic team of high performers.  This group is forward-thinking and creative with the power to shape our Technology and Product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver creative products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across the globe through various channels, join our team!
We are looking for a great software developer who understands the fundamentals of web and is good in JavaScript. Your primary focus will to uplift web applications to use the latest web technologies such as React and Node and bring modern web practices to production applications impacting millions of customers.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Leads the design, development, testing, fixing, debugging, deployment, documentation, reliability, and availability of software and systems that meet the needs of customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end-user tools and applications.
  • Perform technical aspects of software development.
  • Function as a leader on a software engineering team by supplying support to software builds through consistent development practices (tools, common components, and documentation).
  • Lead code reviews and automated testing.
  • Debug software components and identify code defects for remediation.
  • Leads the deployment, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments.
  • Empower teams to automate deployments in test or production environments.
  • Empower teams to automatically scale applications based on demand projections.
  • Ensure team adheres to security and regulatory standard processes.
  • Takes accountability for the success of the team achieving their goals.
  • Drives the team’s strategy and priorities initiatives.
  • Influence team members by challenging status quo, demonstrating risk taking, and implementing creative ideas.
  • Be a productivity multiplier for your team by analyzing your work flow and contributing to enable the team to be more effective, productive, and demonstrating faster and stronger results.
  • Mentor and guide team members to success within the team
  • Be a productivity multiplier across multiple teams by analyzing your work flow and contributing to enable the team to be more effective, productive, and demonstrating faster and stronger results.
  • Owns the health and quality of the code across the portfolio.
  • Ensure streamlined CI/CD pipeline from the teams.
  • Collaborates with leadership across multiple teams to define solution requirements and technical implementation.
  • Demonstrate technical expertise to help team members overcome technical problems.
  • Solves technical problems outside of day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Gives to the success of many teams achieving their goals.
  • Develop team’s strategy and prioritize initiatives.
  • Assist in retaining and hiring talented team members


  • 6+ years of software development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as:
  • Wide breath of engineering experience
  • • Confirmed experience leading teams of engineers.
  • Hands-on expertise with application design, software development, and automated testing.
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related experience required; advanced degree preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in JavaScript and able to demonstrate good JavaScript knowledge
  • Ability to demonstrate good web fundamentals & knowledge of DOM.
  • Thorough understanding of XML, SOAP, JSON, web services technologies, and data structure fundamentals, with experience in multi-threaded programming.
  • Experience writing adaptive and responsive UI applications
  • Knowledge of HTML5, React, Redux, Angular, Express, Middleware with recent experience in ES6
  • 3-5 years confirmed experience in writing JavaScript applications in Node.js
  • Experience with REST based interfaces.
  • 3+ years demonstrated ability with Test Driven Development (TDD) / Behavior Driven Development (BDD) practices, unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing, web service testing, and browser compatibility testing, including frameworks such as, WebDriver IO, Cucumber.JS
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery(CI/CD)
  • 5+ yrs working experience in an Agile or SAFe development environment
  • 1+ year experience of Graph QL & Cloud is a big plus.
  • Experience in a11y and I18N is a plus

Salary Range: $110,000.00 to $190,000.00 annually + bonus + benefits

The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we’ll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive base salaries 
  • Bonus incentives 
  • 6% Company Match on retirement savings plan 
  • Free financial coaching and financial well-being support 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits 
  • Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need 
  • 20+ weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy 
  • Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location) 
  • Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program 
  • Career development and training opportunities.

For a full list of Team Amex benefits, visit our Colleague Benefits Site.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. Thats why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

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