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American Express Company

Technical Project Manager

American Express Company - Phoenix, AZ

Technical Project Manager','18006912','!*!American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new 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 payment products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across physical, digital, mobile, and social media, join our transformation team! Technical Project Managers that join our team will be part of a fast paced, entrepreneurial team responsible for delivering world class internally developed and vendor based solutions.  You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our business partners.  The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for leading Analysis, Testing & implementation with in Compensation Portfolio consists of Payroll, Benefits and LTIA.   The role requires expertise in working with a team of talented engineers, architects and third party vendors to deliver world class capabilities for American Express.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:·        Drives integrated teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product owners, architects, engineers, and quality engineers.·        Works within and across business units to prioritize, plan, and execute the development schedule for major product releases·        Manages and tracks team velocity, financials, and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports·        Assigns development resources to activities, and monitors performance across resource channels·        Maintains dependency plan between planned sprints across engineering, infrastructure, and third parties·        Manages, and appropriately escalates, delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes tied to the product development initiatives·        May perform hands-on reviews of product backlog, designs, code, test scripts, and results in addressing delivery impediments or product quality issues·        Ensures deliverables across engineering teams are high quality and clearly documented·        Conducts daily stand-ups and retrospectives at the end of each sprint, and ensures that the team is continuously learning from the past·        Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies·        This “rebel with a cause” looks beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities ','!*!This high energy Technical Project Manager must have:·        6 years of technical project management experience·        Deep understanding of all aspects of software design with a demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility·        Coding experience and ability to review code with team members and help drive solutions is preferred.·        Experience managing Agile, Scrum, or other rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions that meet customer expectations for timeliness and quality·        Experience managing project budgets and reporting·        Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to effectively communicate across third parties and technical and business product managers·        Ability to get industry leading solutions to market efficiently and effectively·        Experience in clarifying objectives, dealing with ambiguity/under-defined problems, advocating for simplification, and influencing teams·        Ability to enable business capabilities through innovation·        Demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in how fast they develop working software·        Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience, is preferred·        The following skills are preferred but not required. Experience using agile delivery management platformExperience with the integration of 3rd party vendor SAAS solutionsExperience with Human Resources,  Payroll or Benefits functionEmployment eligibility to work with American Express

in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for

these positions.','Technology','US-Arizona-Phoenix','','Full-time','May 11, 2018','May 19, 2018','','','Technical Project Manager

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American Express Company

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Location: Phoenix, AZ

Company Profile:
Each day, American Express makes it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services. An engine of commerce, American Express provides innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Most of all, we help our customers realize their dreams and aspirations through industry-leading benefits, access to unique experiences, business-building insights, and global customer care. We enable our customers to do more and achieve more.