June 11, 2021


“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.”
American Express is looking for a Front-end Engineer to join its Web Engineering team in New York City to help build the future of fintech business. You would help us build and test new features, execute on our product roadmap, and help drive software and technology decisions. The role would be full time in our New York City office. You will have a direct impact on our 1.5 million and growing monthly active visitors.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design and build new features into one of the most advanced interfaces on the web using React.js
  • Keep our product up to date with the latest frontend technologies such as React, Node and ES2015+
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing clean, pragmatic code)
  • Actively contribute to team and company standards

“Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.”
  • Strong JavaScript development skills, understanding of new ES6 concepts, and proficiency in React.js (mandatory), and other front end JS frameworks.
  • Must have at least 2-4 years of experience developing web based applications.
  • Good understanding of Node.js, Rest, and GraphQL
  • Extensive experience developing large-scale application software
  • Have full knowledge of the DOM, new HTML5 constructs, and CSS3
  • Have experience with Single Page Application development
  • Develop features and create fulfilling user experiences

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