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6 months ago
American Express
Location: Burgess Hill
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT
Category: Development Jobs
You’ll do more than
the expected. You’ll do the unexpected


This team is part of the Global Services
Group Technology (GSGT) team. Role will be part of an Agile Software
Development team to develop the next generation Knowledge Management solution
for the enterprise, leveraging JavaScript, Machine Learning, Search engine based
on ELK and a new content management system.

This role will focus on developing a new
front-end SPA+ experience for use by over 20,000 users globally, providing a
new knowledge and learning experience, leveraging ReactJS framework as the core
front-end development environment.

Tools used currently/future

* ReactJS / Jest
* Flux / Redux
* Redis
* WebPack
* Rest API
* CICD (BitBucket / Maven / Jenkins /
SauceLabs / TRAUSS / XLR)
* Machine Learning (Python) – not essential,
but opportunity build these skills
* PaaS / Cloud-based hosting
* Agile

Day in life – Front-end JavaScript engineer

* Function as member of an agile team by
contributing to software builds through consistent development practices
(tools, common components, and documentation)
* Participate in code reviews and automated
* Debug basic software components and
identify code defects for remediation
* Enable the deployment, support, and
monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments
* Automate deployments in test or production
* Automatically scale applications based on
demand projections
* Demonstrate increased self-reliance to
achieve team goals
* Drive innovative changes and improvements
by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking

What business problem (project) the team is
trying to solve and in what period?

We are beginning our journey of
transforming the Knowledge Management solution landscape across over 20k users
globally onto a digitally ready, flexible architecture that can be integrated
into front-office environments.

Selling point

The next generation Knowledge and Learning
Management solution will leverage the latest tech stack, using ReactJS SPA
front-end, modern search using ELK, machine learning integration and the latest
offering of an API enabled CMS for the enterprise.

Offer of employment
with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a
background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.



* Degree level
or equivalent work experience in field of computing.
* Experienced
with JavaScript language.
* Ideally has
ReactJS or OneAmex, but not essential as part of this role will provide the
opportunity to upskill.
* Redux or Jest
experience is ideal. Adherence to clean
code principles.
* Agile

Why American

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.

A competitive benefits offering designed to
support our employees’ total health and wellbeing, including:

* Health care scheme
* Defined contribution pension plan
* Dental scheme
* Virtual GP
* Life assurance
* Income protection
* Core holiday allowance with opportunity to
buy or sell additional days
* A range of flexible benefits to choose from
designed to suit your lifestyle: healthcare plan options, health assessments,
critical illness coverage, cycle to work, season ticket loans
* Employee Discount Portal
* Back up childcare/adultcare
* Onsite facilities include; Fitness classes,
Health Checks, Digital Health Kiosk, Physiotherapy, Healthy Living Nurse,
Wellness Studio, Costa Coffee and subsidised staff restaurant

To complete your application please click on the
links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this
process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact
the Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com
Russia based candidates).

ReqID: 18020554
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Dec 31, 2018, 4:23:29 AM

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