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American Express | Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description

American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new team of high performers. The GMNT (Global Merchant Network Technologies) 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!

Job Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

work with engineers on testing and Quality Assurance (QA) methodologies and processes
Works with engineers to drive improvements in code quality via manual and automated testing
Responsible for the definition, implementation, and integration of quality principles into the design and development of software and IT processes
Involved in the review of requirements specifications for weaknesses in function, performance, reliability, scalability, testability, usability, and security and compliance testing, and provides recommendations
Plans and defines testing approach, providing advice on prioritization of testing activity in support of identified risks in project schedules or test scenarios
Develops test plans, testing resource requirements, and overall scheduling of testing activity
Responsible for developing manual and automated test cases and configurations needed to meet testing of business requirements
Executes test cases/scripts to ensure delivery of quality software applications
Monitors and tracks resolution of defects, coordinating with engineers in order to prevent, report, and resolve
Designs, monitors, and analyzes quality assurance metrics such as defect, defect counts, test results, and test status
Identifies 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.
Qualifications *visa sponsorship is not available for this position, and we are not able to consider candidates on student visas*

0-2 years of experience in IT, with an emphasis on mainframe QA, and proven ability in writing test cases, running functional, automated, or performance tests, and managing defects
knowledge of mainframe coding skills including COBOL and DB2 preferred
Experience with Agile, other rapid application development methods, and/or Waterfall SDLC
experience in test-driven development, unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing
Experience with HP Quality Center automated testing tool a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges
Ability to think abstractly and deal with ambiguous/under-defined problems
Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience
Ability to enable business capabilities through innovation is a plus
Any of the following test certifications - QAI, ASQ, IIST, ISEB, ISTQB - are a plus
Experience with payments technology and industry is a plus
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ReqID: 16001463

About American Express

First Data Corporation (FDC) operates electronic commerce, payment services and customer account management businesses. FDC has four main business segments: First Data Commercial Services Segment, First Data Financial Institution Services Segment, First Data International Segment and Integrated Payment Systems Segment, and a fifth segment, known as All Other and Corporate. In January 2007, FDC acquired Size Technologies, Inc., and in February 2007, it acquired the assets of Datawire Communication Networks Inc. During the year ended December 31, 2006, the Company acquired Argencard, S.A., Peace Software, Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme and ClearCheck, Inc. On September 29, 2006, FDC completed the spin-off of Western Union. In 2006, the Company sold its subsidiary, Taxware to Automatic Data Processing, Inc. In August 2007, FDC acquired POLCARD SA. In September 2007, the Company was acquired by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR).