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American Express Senior Salesforce Engineer in Topeka, Kansas


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.”

You won’t just shape the world of software.

You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.

Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new points of view are at the core of how we build a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.

You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground.

There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:

  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices

  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation

  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies

  • Leading engineers that deliver knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide

At American Express the Enterprise Platforms team was created in 2018 as an integral part of the company’s Framework for Winning. Core to our purpose is reimagining the platform solution-delivery model to significantly improve our business outcomes, strategic agility, speed to market, and delivery effectiveness. Our Enterprise Salesforce team of over 400 colleagues power this mission by developing Sales & Marketing solutions which harness the power of Data, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence to offer powerful selling and re-selling engines to grow our business. Our platforms support nearly 30k users across the company to lead our customer relationships and grow our business using the full suite of Salesforce capabilities.

We’re always looking expand our Salesforce team with the best talent and have a full spectrum of positions available for all experience levels. Working at Amex will provide an opportunity to apply and extend your skills to Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Einstein, CPQ, Tableau, Slack, and an extensive list of App Exchange capabilities. In return, we expect a passionate and positive “can do” attitude, clear and logical communication skills, a great teammate, and someone willing to bring in new ideas and challenge the status quo to accelerate our transformation journey.

The Senior Engineer plays a key role in helping us improve our technology and architecture and delighting our customers with best-in-class technology platforms. A pioneer of engineering excellence, a champion for automation and efficiency, and a trusted and respected domain expert, our Senior Engineers are at the forefront of our technology transformation strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Member of a scrum team developing strategic priorities impacting multiple platforms and products to drive value for our customers.

  • Identify areas for technology improvement and partner with teams from across the enterprise to implement innovative and industry best practice solutions.

  • Drive automation - develop and improve our CI/CD workflow tools and processes / increase our adoption of test automation

  • Lead, coach and mentor a team of 5-8 junior engineers ensuring the quality of their work and growing their careers through timely and practical feedback and training.

  • Perform ongoing refactoring of code, applying visualization and other techniques to fast-track concepts, and delivering continuous improvement

  • Facilitate discussions to identify alternative or different approaches to solve problems, break down barriers and drive resolution of conflicts to ensure productivity of the team.



  • BS degree or higher in computer science or related field

  • 6 years of Salesforce development experience on an agile development team

  • Practical and recent experience with other modern programming languages

  • Hands on Experience in Apex, Visual force, Lightning Components, Lightning Web Components, React.js and UI Frameworks

  • Recent experience implementing Microservices, Function as a Service, RESTful API development

  • Fully versed with Source control and effective branching strategies (Git, Bitbucket, Svn, Stack overflow, ) and SFDX

  • Experience implementing Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Maven, XLR, Jacoco, JMeter, Copado, Circle ci) and Continuous Delivery solutions

  • Advanced knowledge of Salesforce Ecosystem - Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Mulesoft, Heroku, Tableau, Einstein Analytics

  • Highly collaborative with exceptional leadership skills and experience coaching, mentoring and growing engineering talent.

  • Comfortable adapting communication to diverse audiences to ensure common understanding

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.

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


Job: Technology

Primary Location: United States

Schedule Full-time

Tags #LI-Remote

Req ID: 22021888