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Amex - Junior Web Engineer (Node, React)

Location: New York City / US remote

“You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.”

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible — and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day. We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That’s 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.

We are looking for an Engineer - Web Full Stack that has a solid understanding of Javascript, NodeJS, React, and emerging javascript frameworks, to work on an agile cross-functional team that values collaboration, automation, and innovation. If you're a JavaScript enthusiast looking to build highly scalable, performant and fault-tolerant applications, come grow your skills as a software engineer at Amex.

You will be part of the Demand Generation & Card Shop group, which focuses on and strives to provide best in class user experiences to our customers when they shop for American Express products. Your work will be at the frontline of American Express’ commitment to excellence to our customers, and thus highly visible, impactful, and rewarding.

The team is currently fully remote, and will have flexibility going forward.

What to expect:

  • Deliver features for end-to-end web application development on a multi-functional team
  • Learn how to build applications using our in-house frameworks
  • Collaborate with product owners to understand business needs and participate in refining stories
  • Embrace code review, pair programming, and process innovation to better yourself and the team
  • Optimize code for accessibility, performance, availability
  • Increase the confidence in our deployments by writing tests, contributing to reliability frameworks, and finding automation opportunities
  • Investigate and resolve production issues with the help of our site reliability team

Innovate and implement new technologies in an effort to improve our team and applications

In order to work in or visit any of our offices in the United States, we require colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

  • Have at least 1 year of experience in Web Development
  • Have experience with front end frameworks and state management with or similar to React.js / Redux
  • Have an understanding of NodeJS, Jest, Mocha, Rest, GraphQL, Express
  • Have experience with modern JavaScript coding, open source ecosystem, and development practices
  • Have a passion for providing the best customer experience, and is comfortable optimizing for accessibility and performance
  • Are comfortable working in an environment based on Agile development methodologies and DevOps principles
  • Are excited about innovation and automation

Want to join a team that is always trying to improve and grow!

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.