Lead Server Software Developer - React / Node / GraphQL

American ExpressPhoenix, AZ4M ago

Do you have the ability to put together unique cutting-edge customer facing solutions that increase business value and customer engagement by leveraging strong architectural and UX principles and that are data driven? Do you have a unique combination of deep technical knowledge, business acumen and strong interpersonal skills to help influence and drive results across a diverse organization.


American Express is embarking on an exciting digital transformation driven by an energetic team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our Technology and Product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across the globe through various channels, join our team!


We are looking for a great web developer who is proficient with React.js and GraphQL. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux). You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.


Responsibilities:



Developing new user-facing features using React.JS and building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use

Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code

Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers



Qualifications




Strong proficiency in JavaScript and the JavaScript object model

1+ years of GraphQL experience.


Expert level hands on experience and understanding of React.js and its core principles

Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)

Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript

Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)

Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus

CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS

Experience with common front-end development tools such as Grunt, Gulp, Bower, Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.

Unit Testing with Karma or Jest

Familiarity with RESTful APIs

Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token

Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools

Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

A knack for benchmarking page performance and implementing optimization

Familiarity with code versioning tools - Git

Team player and a hands-on engineer.

Commitment to software practices of continuous Integration, automated/repeatable testing, and collaborative work environments.

Ability to think abstractly and deal with ambiguous/under-defined problems.




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


Why American Express?


Theres a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in peoples 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.


Weve 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 theyre ready to take on a new career path, were 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.


Dont make a difference without it.


Dont live life without it.


ReqID: 18016783


Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time


Date Posted: Feb 1, 2019, 2:13:53 PM