About American Express

American Express is a global service company that provides consumers and businesses with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. We make 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 through innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions.


Don’t Just Build Tech. Change Tech.

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do. Every day, our technologists enable our customers around the globe to achieve their business goals. They design and deliver American Express infrastructure and applications across all markets and business units. To meet these demands, we’re looking for problem solvers who can drive results through precise analysis and programming methodologies, individuals with a strong intellectual curiosity and a passion for innovation, and team players who can convert their ideas into execution.

A technology career at American Express is the chance to manage important, strategic projects that have real bottom-line impact. It’s a chance to learn from our experienced teams of developers and gain exposure to best-in-class processes and procedures. And it’s a chance to be part of a diverse, inclusive team that has your back, so you can succeed at work and in life.


A Culture of Inclusion

The diversity of our colleagues and an inclusive culture are two of our greatest strengths. We inspire a culture where differences are embraced and each colleague is enabled to reach their full potential. At American Express, being yourself matters.

To learn more, attend the opening session of this year’s Women of Silicon Roundabout conference on 25 June, when American Express’ Chief Diversity Officer Sonia Cargan will moderate a panel featuring Amex colleagues discussing how the company creates an inclusive culture in the workplace.


American Express Backs You in Work and Life

With locations in Burgess Hill, London and Brighton, American Express offers a range of opportunities no matter where you are in your career.



Our Apprentice programme is designed to nurture our next generation of tech specialists and leaders. You'll undertake a Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship as part of your role, whilst working as part of a small, co-located, agile engineering team.



Our 10-week summer programme offers students the opportunity to work as part of a team on a real-world projects. You will gain hands-on experience working with highly skilled American Express software engineers.


Graduate Programme

A 22-month rotational programme gives new grads the opportunity to find the perfect role at American Express. You will work in various Technology teams and have the opportunity to work on world-class customer experiences on multiple channels.


Returners Programme

Our 22-month Returners Programme is designed for those looking to return to their technology career after a break, further demonstrating our commitment to diversity and flexibility in the workplace.


Full-Time Roles

Our UK Technology team is growing to meet the demands of our business. We’re looking for talented individuals with a passion for technology, intellectual curiosity and a desire to innovate across multiple disciplines, including:

  • Java enterprise developers
  • Mobile iOS and Android developers
  • Infrastructure engineers
  • Product managers
  • Quality engineers
  • Cybersecurity engineers
  • Database engineers
  • Web developers

Come see us at the main exhibition hall at Women of Silicon Roundabout. Over the two days of the conference, members of our Technology team will be on hand to discuss the innovative work going on at American Express. Learn more about available positions and career possibilities within our organisation, and pick up some swag!