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American Express Adobe AEM Engineer in Helena, Montana


You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

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. When you join #TeamAmex, 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.

Our vision is to modernize our digital recruitment experience and bring the colleague brand to life by setting a new digital, strategic, and technical foundation that will help us better nurture prospects, showcase our culture & values, and attract secure the best talent in the world, all around it


Designs, develops, solves problems, debugs, evaluates, modifies, deploys, and documents software and systems that meet the needs of customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end user applications.

Organizational Context:

Member of a product engineering or delivery and integration team reporting to a Senior Engineer, Engineering Director or Director Product Delivery & Integration.

How will you make an impact in this role?

Software Development

  • Intermediate level ability in software development, such coding assignments

  • 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 testing

  • 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 environments

  • Automatically scale applications based on demand projections


  • Demonstrate increased self-reliance to achieve team goals

  • Influence team members with creative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking

Range of Impact/Influence:

  • Accountable for team completing work you’re leading and work you are doing as agreed upon

  • Accountable to team for delivery of quality work

High Performance Behaviors:

  • Recognizes opportunities to adopt innovative technologies to enable business capabilities

  • Keeps up to date on current research and technology in the industry

  • Recognizes the importance of collaboration to achieve objectives

  • Clearly communicates ideas and concepts to others

  • Finds opportunities within projects and acts on own initiative without being prompted, including making appropriate decisions as vital

  • Provides feedback to team members in code reviews

  • Drive creative changes & continuous improvements

  • Mentors and guides junior team members to success within the team

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Owns all technical aspects of software development for assigned applications.

  • Performs hands-on architecture, design, and development of systems

  • Collaborates with other engineers, senior engineers, architects, and others through ongoing sprints

  • Functions as an active member of an agile team and helps drive consistent development practices – tools and common components

  • Develops deep understanding of tie-ins with other systems and platforms within the supported domains

  • Works closely with product owners on blueprints and annual planning of feature sets that impact multiple platforms and products

  • Typically spends 60-70% of time on requirement analysis, writing code and testing, working with other technology teams like SFT, IIQ/IAM, SSO, GTOS, 3 rd party vendor partner teams and remainder of time working with stakeholders through ongoing product/platform release sprints

  • Provides level 2 support along with Production Support Team (GTOS) for payroll platforms.

  • Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies

  • This “rebel with a cause” looks beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities


Education & Experience:

Up to 6 years of software development experience in the following areas:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related experience required; advanced degree preferred

  • Strong Web Content Management experience with Adobe AEM / CQ5, implementing 2 full cycle AEM projects.

  • Must have worked on AEM 6.4 or newer versions.

  • Experience on developing AEM components, Editable templates, Dialogs, Asset workflow development, Metadata & Tag Management plus integrating AEM with other applications.

  • Hands on experience with content fragments, experience fragments, AEM administration and configurations, schedulers, listeners, sling models etc.

  • Experience on Java Content Repository (API) suite, Sling web framework and Apache Felix OSGi framework(R6/R7) is required.

  • Experience on Sighlty, touch UI libraries and Adobe core components.

  • Experience on using java/JEE, spring, and related frameworks.

  • Experience on front-end development using JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Automated test execution and building tools such as Jenkins, Selenium or Maven.

  • Experience in writing code with unit test coverage (Junit 3/5), Mockito, Jasmine, Mocha, Karma etc. according to design standards and patterns.

  • Work with project managers to ensure that all project deliverables are on time and high quality.

  • Work collaboratively with other teams; QA, UX, etc.

  • Assist in deploying applications to Dev, QA, Production environments.

  • Experience on advanced dispatcher and CDN caching strategies, AEM Multi Site Manager and security best practices.

  • Hands-on experience using Adobe Digital Asset Manager (DAM) integrating with Adobe Sites and enterprise asset management solutions.

  • Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods

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

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: United States

Req ID: 21029190