Sr. Staff Architect ( Web & Web Mobile)

CyberCodersCary, NC5M ago

The American Express Digital Architecture team is responsible for platform strategy, architecture and engineering for a core set of business-critical platforms at American Express.

The successful candidate will be focused on driving the architectural and strategic directions for the integrated Web, Mobile and Voice platform.


This role is also responsible for the direct management of Senior Engineers/Architects, build proof of concepts, design reusable components, as well as strategic planning.


The Staff Architect reports to the American Express Digital Principal Architect.


Location: New York, US


Responsibilities:






Analyze use cases, procedures, and problems to develop technical architecture for new and existing platforms, and providing architectural guidance and oversight

Drive key architecture decisions to solve critical, complex problems for American Express Digital

Manage team of senior engineers/architects to drive American Express Digital platforms' technical direction and strategic objectives

Manage and/or lead a team of architecture team members, obtaining necessary resources, acting as an escalation point and removing impediments to achieve goals and objectives

Lead architecture for large cross-functional teams across multiple geographies

Align efforts with central architecture function to influence technical standards and progress enterprise objectives

Network with peers on technical matters, design prototypes, system designs and enterprise-wide research projects

Combine in-depth specialty area(s) with broad knowledge of other disciplines to deliver coherent end-to-end architectural guidance

Focus on driving architecture towards long-term Business Unit/Enterprise goals and objectives

Solve novel problems that impact products and/or technologies

Design new techniques, methodologies, and concepts for tackling broad cross-cutting initiatives

Plan & direct research and complex investigations across complex delivery efforts

Manage development of working prototypes to validate proposed solutions and minimize risk associated with delivery effort

Perform reviews and provide oversight across various delivery teams to ensure alignment with architectural and technical strategy



QualificationsRequired skills:






Demonstrated hands-on experience in the development of technology strategies

Proven ability to transform business use cases into high quality technology solutions

Experience with Functional Programming Techniques

Experience with React the react ecosystem including Redux

Experience with Hybrid app using React Native or ReactXP and/or progressive apps

Experience with techniques tagging, cookie collection and management, traffic attribution

Broad culture of UX techniques including non-visual ones like SMS, voice, chat

Ability to construct enterprise-grade APIs using state-of-the-art platforms like node,js , golang or JVM based reactive stacks like Vertx or Akka and using both REST and GraphQL approaches

Subject matter expertise in one or more architectural specialties with broad exposure to relevant technology domains

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering and/or contributions to open source code bases


Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.ReqID: 18009407


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


Date Posted: Jan 31, 2019, 2:06:16 PM