Quality Engineer

New York, NY

We’re looking for an enthusiastic QA Engineer with strong experience in automated testing including UI, API, and services automation, to work on web applications that will be used by tens of millions of American Express cardholders around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills including JAVA and REACT JS. Should enjoy solving tough problems and working with new technologies to design and execute. You should not be shy about sharing your ideas and be obsessive about user experience and high quality.


You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment as part of the Web Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for American Express customers. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity.


Responsibilities:

  • Contribute in an agile team by driving user story analysis and feature grooming, designing and developing thorough test-cases and test scenarios.
  • Create and maintain automated tests running in a continuous integration environment.
  • Ensure excellent application usability through careful manual testing 
  • Collaborate with Product team, development team and backend teams to plan, test and release high-quality features in the apps.
  • Work closely with development team to iteratively test concurrently with feature development
  • Analyze and create end point mocks to aid in testing
  • Assists in estimation and assessment of feasibility of features
  • Follow and help cultivate consistent development best practices
  • Work closely with development team to iteratively test concurrently with feature development


Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience writing automated tests and custom automation frameworks
  • 5+ years of technical experience in a software development organization with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Science (preferably Computer Science, Engineering or other related disciplines)
  • Experience with Agile software development methodology (SCRUM)
  • Has exposure to a variety of distributed infrastructure technologies and systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • RESTful services experience
  • Deals well with ambiguous/under defined problems; able to think abstractly
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Experience with CI/CD programming is a plus


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.


If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to demonstrate that you have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e., 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer and 1 dose for J&J) in order to work in or visit any of our offices. This requirement is subject to legally required accommodations.


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