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American Express Front-End Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona


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.

From building next-generation apps and microservices in Kotlin to using AI to help protect our customers from fraud, you could be doing transformational work that brings our iconic, global brand into the future. As a part of our tech team, we could work together to bring ground-breaking and diverse ideas to life that power the digital systems, services, products, and platforms that millions of customers around the world depend on. If you love to work with APIs, contribute to open source, or use the latest technologies, we’ll support you with an open environment and learning culture to grow your career.

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.

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 you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.

In this role you will:

  • Deliver technical solutions to problems identified

  • Drive the resolution of problems by identifying the root cause and implementing code fixes.

  • Analyze the existing technology environment and, to develop technical recommendations to improve system/application performance and lead improvement implementation.

  • Provide post-implementation production support for processes.


  • 4 years of engineering experience in a complex environment, such as a large-scale development team

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred; Relevant industry experience can substitute.

  • Detailed understanding of applicable programming methodologies.

  • Problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Programming languages and framework, with an ‘automation first” attitude.

Technical Skills/Capabilities

  • Expert level experience in JavaScript, Nodejs Reactjs

  • Hands-on experience in HTML CSS and responsive design

  • Experience with MongoDB or Postgres database development. Good understanding of the differences between typical relational and NoSQL database development and access methodologies. Experience should include collection creation, access method tuning implementation, index creation

  • Hands-on in writing unit tests for Front end and Backend, documenting Test Scenarios and Test Cases

  • Experience in working in Cloud Platform

  • Experience in using CI/CD process and strong knowledge on production deployments and troubleshooting

  • Experience in working in Agile model

  • Experience in using Jira, Confluence

  • Experience in using Service Now

  • Should be able to proactively involve and co-ordinate with partner teams for technical discussions

  • Ability to bring in any design level ideas and suggestions

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

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.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21016216