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Senior Engineer - Architecture and Mobile & Web Engineering

Palo Alto, California; Tempe, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona; New York, New York
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

As a Senior DevOps engineer for our Big Data environment you will add tremendous value in developing strategies, defining new processes and driving initiatives to support our infrastructure globally. 



·      Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent is required.

·      5+ years of working experience in Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, MAPR (plus), NoSQL databases)

·      Proven track record of architecting, designing and implementing data pipelines and related operations

·      Big Data operations and support experience in Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, and NoSQL databases

·      Hands-on experience with DevOps tools, automating engineering and operational tasks such as ansible / salt stack / puppet / chef.

·      Highly knowledgeable and experienced with scripting languages such as Python, etc.

·      Experience with source control management such as Git

·      Expertise in troubleshooting complex OS, database, file system, network configuration, and application & web server issues

·      Development experience in object oriented programming languages such as Java & Scala is strongly preferred

·      Must have extensive experience evangelizing DevOps best practices

·      Strong verbal and written communication skills

·      Data analysis experience is a big plus

·      Willingness to participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation for escalations



Soft Skills:

·      Highly collaborative, self-starter, technical contributor, outstanding communication practices

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.

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

ReqID: 18000475
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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