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Staff Architect - Authorizations

Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

This exciting Staff Architect position will be part of the transformation journey supporting American Express Authorizations Technology team.  The Credit Authorizations System (CAS) is undertaking a multi-year platform transformation journey.  The selected candidate will lead the architecture strategy and roadmap, working with cross-functional business and technology teams and multiple key stakeholders across the company.  The strategy will cover key areas such as:

  • Real time transaction processing
  • High Availability (GDHA)
  • API's
  • Big Data & Data Science
  • NoSQL databases
The Authorizations platform is deployed across multiple hardware and software technologies such as TPF, Mainframe, Java and Big Data.


    • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field
    • Experience in enterprise architecture and system design
    • Experience in Java Web Technologies
    • Experience in Big data technologies, data science
    • Experience/training in Scaled Agile Framework
    • Experience in real time processing systems and API's
    • Experience in architecting customer facing applications
    • Passion for learning new technologies
    • Technical leadership and Stakeholder management
    • Experience in building products powered by data science and machine learning
    • Omni-Channel customer journey experience

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: 18007500
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 9, 2018, 6:54:51 AM
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