American Express Careers

Engineer - Java/Python

United States; Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

Why American Express?

 

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

 

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

 

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

 

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

 

The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

 

There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:

  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with API specs and automation
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies
  • Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide

Qualifications

Are you up for the challenge?

 

•Education- Bachelor or Masters’ Degree in Computer Science or related field

•4+ years of software development experience with proven hands-on experience in Big Data technologies

•Experience with design and coding across one or more platforms and languages as appropriate

•Hands-on expertise with application design, software development and automated testing

•Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges, and articulate solutions

•Strong programming knowledge in Java/Python

•Experience working on any Hadoop distribution, such as Mapr, Cloudera, Hortonworks and have at least coded in Hive, Java M/R, Spark, SQL & No SQL databases for 2 years or more, will be an added advantage.

•Solid understanding of data structures, Algorithms & Design Patters will be an added advantage

•Strong experience with UNIX / Shell / Python scripting

•Understanding of different Algorithms & Machine Learning techniques (Neural Network, Deep Learning, Supervised & Unsupervised, Regression, Classification) and their application in batch/real-time will be an added advantage

•Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods

•Implementation or working experience of Continuous Integration and Continues Delivery using tools and automation capabilities such as JUnit, Mocking, TestNG, Jenkins, Git, Stash and Jira

•Experience in Cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Dockerization, etc) , will be an added advantage.

•Strong analytical ability

•Excellent communication skills

•Excellent team-player with ability to work with global team

At the core of Software Engineering

 

Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

  • Agile Practices
  • Porting/Software Configuration
  • Programming Languages and Frameworks
  • Business Analysis
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Product Knowledge

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: 19015131
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Aug 9, 2019, 9:14:57 PM
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