American Express Software Engineer Reviews

Updated 26 Jun 2020

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4.0
78%
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96%
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American Express CEO Stephen J Squeri
Stephen J Squeri
40 Ratings
  1. Helpful (186)

    "Software Engineer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They have fantastic pay for the position you're in, and they teach you interesting and engaging utility of modern technology mixed with legacy fundamentals. I've learned quite a bit while AmEx while getting paid more than fairly - I'd recommend a stretch here to whomever may be reading this!

    Cons

    The Company is huge, and at times it may take more than a little time to get recognized for your abilities and the growth you've had. There's a reason there is a "only way up is out" reputation exists for some enterprise companies...

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  2. "..."

    5.0
    Current Contractor - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in New York, NY

    I have been working at American Express for more than a year

    Pros

    good experience and best team

    Cons

    very hard to say )

  3. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burgess Hill, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Simply the best company i've ever worked for. Culture is amazing.

    Cons

    Salary is ok, about average i would say.

  4. "N/A"

    4.0
    Current Contractor - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) 

    I have been working at American Express

    Pros

    Good team, Good lead, Good location, Good environment, Good communication

    Cons

    Project is short, complicated app, new tools, salesforce app, Little team

  5. "Great Opportunity, Very Selective"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineer(Internship) in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Express for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Work Environment, Flexible work schedule, Friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Heavy workloads, High Expectations, Limited Hiring

  6. "good stuff"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Software Engineer in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at American Express full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good work environment and benefits

    Cons

    there are no downsides here

  7. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Ciudad de México

    I have been working at American Express full-time

    Pros

    Competitive salary, good environment, directors and above are accessible.

    Cons

    Requires to work over hours frequently.

  8. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Amazing culture and work environment Easily approachable leadership

    Cons

    not really, have worked here for 5 years and experienced very healthy work environment

  9. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 

    I worked at American Express full-time

    Pros

    Latest hardware, web technologies & services

    Cons

    Platform based implementation, not much scope for learning

  10. "java dev architect"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Burgess Hill, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    inclusive environment, work and private life balance

    Cons

    not a tech company, many political game

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