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AmEx Plans 1,500-Person Tech Hiring Spree, With Most Jobs in US

  • Firm has already added more than 3,600 tech workers this year
  • Surging post-pandemic revenue allows for new investments
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American Express Co. is on the hunt for software engineers, coders and developers, part of a 1,500-person hiring spree for its sprawling technology arm.

The company, the biggest US card issuer by purchases, has already added more than 3,600 technical workers this year and hopes to fill the remaining openings by the end of the year, Ravi Radhakrishnan, AmEx’s chief information officer, said in an interview. Roughly 60% of the hires will be in the US, with about a third in India and the rest in Europe, he said.