Technical Project Manager - Future Needs

American Express

Location: West Sussex

Job Type: Full time


Don’t just work for a market leading global company. Help grow one.

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible - and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. You become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day #TeamAmex.

As a Technical Project Manager in Technology, you will be assigned to one of several exciting teams that are developing a new, nimble and modern platforms to support the key element of connecting with our customers where they are and how they choose to interact with American Express.
You will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for delivering world-class Cardmember experiences across multiple channels, including native iOS, Android, web, social integration, java services, and APIs.

We are seeking a creative and innovative Project Manager with an enthusiastic, passionate technology mind-set to work well with a team developing solutions to drive engagement and loyalty within our existing cardmember base and attract new customers to the AMEX brand. You will collaborate across technology teams to ensure the quality delivery of applications and infrastructure components. This role will also collaborate closely with business partners, Project Managers, Technical Engineers, Architects and Leadership, to ensure completeness and efficiency of solutions while ensuring alignment to standards.

In this role you will:

  • Create meaningful change across integrated teams in support of key product initiatives by collaborating with product owners, architects, engineers, and quality assurance
  • Creatively problem solve in partnership with engineering teams and key business stakeholders
  • Understand and value Agile concepts for fast feedback against high quality, highly valuable applications.
  • Find opportunities to adopt innovative technologies

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Understanding of all aspects of software design
  • Excellent oral and written interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate across third parties and technical and business product managers
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Scrum Master Certification or Agile development experience is helpful

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

Amex have 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.

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.

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.

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