Senior Full Stack Engineer - React and Node JS

New York, NY, United States

American Express


Application Experience

Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States


501+ people


200 Vesey St
New York, NY, 10285, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • Javascript
  • React
  • Node.js
  • PostgreSQL
  • DB2
  • Redux
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Kotlin
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Go
  • Hadoop

Role Description

Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Serving as a core member of an agile team that drives user story analysis and develops responsive web applications. Performing hands-on software development, typically spending 50-60% of time actually writing code and unit tests, doing proof of concepts, conducting code reviews, and testing in ongoing sprints Performing ongoing refactoring of code, utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast track concepts, and delivering continuous improvement Developing deep understanding of integrations with other systems and platforms within the supported domains Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team. Mentoring team members. Work closely with product managers, back-end and other front-end developers to implement versatile solutions to tricky web development problems Work with Product Owners to define requirements and plan increments of work. Drive automation and ensure automated test scripts are completed for new features. Perform all aspects of software development for assigned applications, including developing prototypes, writing new code and creating API's. Architect and build integration components and interfaces in collaboration with other colleagues. Demonstrate a passion for continuous learning and willingness to adopt new technologies. Good attitude, communication, willingness to learn and collaborate Bring a culture of innovation, ideas, and continuous improvement Challenging status quo, demonstrate risk taking, and implement creative ideas Qualifications BS or MS degree in computer science, or equivalent 3-4 years of work experience 5+ years’ experience working in JavaScript and able to demonstrate strong JavaScript knowledge Able to demonstrate strong web fundamentals & knowledge of DOM Experience writing adaptive and responsive UI applications 5+ yrs experience in writing JavaScript applications in Node.js Experience with JavaScript frameworks (such as React, Angular) and CSS pre-processing frameworks 3+ years Experience 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, WebDriverIO, Cucumber.JS Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environment and platforms, especially npm, GIT and Jenkins 5+ yrs working in an Agile or SAFe Agile development environment Proven experience building scalable web applications Good communication skills - able to explain concepts to product managers and business partners in ways that are meaningful to them Experience of i18n and a11y concepts is a plus

About American Express

American Express is a global services company that provides customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Our principal products and services are charge and credit card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. Learn more at, and learn more about Technology at American Express at

Company Culture

Since its inception, American Express' success has been defined by its ability to innovate, evolve, disrupt, and take risks. What has remained constant throughout this history of transformation is our dedication to our customers, to our employees and to the values on which American Express was built: integrity, quality, respect and community.

Our open, creative, and collaborative culture is a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. These include Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and World's Most Admired Companies; Forbes' annual ranking of America's Best Employers; and's list of the Top Companies for Women Technologists.

World-class benefits and programs help our people to balance their professional and personal lives, while continuing to develop their skills and grow in their careers. These include enhanced leave policies for new parents (both moms and dads) welcoming a child through birth, adoption or surrogacy; tuition reimbursement; scholarships for employees' children; Reward Blue recognition program; American Express Leadership Academy development program; technical training; diversity networks; communities of technical practice; Healthy Living wellness and fitness program; Healthy Minds program; Smart Saving program; and Serve2Gether, Give2Gether and Green2Gether social engagement programs.

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