American Express Engineering Director in Cheyenne, Wyoming

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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Minimum 8 years combined Big Data & Data warehousing and BI solutions
  • Omni-Channel customer journey experience a definite asset
  • Experience with Big Data, Hive, Pig, Spark, Elastic Search/ SOLR, and associated Business Insights tools
  • Experience with Java/JavaScript, Eclipse SDK & XML (SCXML/VXML) a definite asset
  • Ability to do Knowledge transfer with both internal staff and customers
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English

At the core of Engineering

Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional and leadership core competencies, including:

  • Agile Practices
  • Software Configuration
  • Automation
  • Programming/Software Development
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Adaptive Communication
  • Analytical Thinking

Job Technology

Title: Engineering Director

Location: WY-Cheyenne

Requisition ID: 18005017