Senior Engineer - Fullstack React+Java

  • American Express
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Apr 23, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

We are looking for a great software developer who understands the fundamentals of web and is good in JavaScript. Your primary focus will be on working with the architects and engineers in the organization to uplift web applications to use latest web technologies such as React and Node and bring modern web practices to production applications impacting millions of customers.

Responsibilities Include, But Not Limited To
Serving as a core member of an agile team that drives user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops responsive web applications using the best engineering practices
Performing hands-on software development, typically spending 50-60%f 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 and helping out with technical challenges.
Work closely with product managers, back-end and other front-end engineers to implement versatile solutions to tricky web development problems
Work with Product Owners to define requirements for new features and plan increments of work.
Drive automation and ensure automated test scripts are completed for new features in partnership with QA Engineers.
Perform all technical aspects of software development for assigned applications, including developing prototypes, writing new code and creating API's.
Design and build integration components and interfaces in collaboration with Senior Engineers, Architects and Infrastructure Engineers as necessary.
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


BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline or equivalent 2+ 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 technical concepts to designers, product managers and business partners in ways that are meaningful to them