American Express Engineering Director in Jefferson City, Missouri

Overview of The Department : This exciting Engineering Director position will be part of the transformation journey supporting GCS (Global Commercial Services) Data Engineering organization, within American Express Technologies (AET). Our Engineering Directors have both deep technical and strategic knowledge that drive superior solutions. If leading a team of engineers, working in a data drive, cross functional technology environment, with a focus on delivering a Superior Customer experience is second nature to you, there’s no better place to build a career. This Commercial Insights & Business Expansion Capabilities team is fully focused on unleashing the power of commercial data to drive B2B spend and non-card lend, while maximizing the usage of T&E spend with our commercial clients.

Transform technology and your career.

There’s no way around it, it takes a highly skilled and dedicated Leader to drive change and deliver outcomes. Here’s some of what you’ll be doing:

  • Individual passionate in developing data driven products
  • Partnering with the business and technical partners to design new customer experiences through innovative data & insight products
  • Leading and mentoring technical team members
  • Prioritizing the product backlog with the business effectively and meeting tight deadlines when required
  • Balancing complex integrations and simple design
  • Aligning to a roadmap that integrates platforms through APIs

    Why American Express

    Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.


  • Required: o Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

    o 8 years’ experience with any object oriented programming language (Java/C )

    o Hands-on at architecture and system design

    o Passion for learning new technologies

    o Technical leadership and Stakeholder management


    o Experience in Data Technologies – big data, hive, spark, elastic search

    o Experience in building products powered by data science and machine learning

    o Omni-Channel customer journey experience

    o People Manager

Job Technology

Title: Engineering Director

Location: MO-Jefferson City

Requisition ID: 18005017