• American Express
  • Albany , NY
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 62 S Manning Blvd

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You wont just shape the world of software.

Youll shape the world of life, work and play.

Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if youre interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.

You wont just keep up, youll break new ground.

There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Heres just some of what youll be doing:

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • 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

    Please note, Salary increases in case of a lateral move are provided only on an exception basis and in line with compensation guidelines.

    Why American Express?

    Theres a difference between having a job and making a difference.

    American Express has been making a difference in peoples 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.

    Weve 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 theyre ready to take on a new career

    path, were 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.

    Dont make a difference without it.

    Dont live life without it.

    Are you up for the challenge?

    Required skills:

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript and CSS, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model

  • Proficient with CSS2/CSS3
  • Knowledge of Accessibility and Web Standards
  • Experience with both Responsive and Adaptive Web Design
  • Experience with using design language systems or similar
  • Understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, yarn, etc.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

  • Ability to perform benchmarking and optimization

    At the core of Software Engineering

    Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

  • Agile Practices

  • Porting/Software Configuration

  • Programming Languages and Frameworks

  • Business Analysis

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Business Product Knowledge

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




Requisition ID:19005824

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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