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Senior Engineer

Gurgaon, India
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

You won’t just shape the world of software.

You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.


Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.


The Team 


Business & Vendor Management is in the process of a technology transformation to use Big Data, BI tools and a Machine Learning technology stack to perform complex operations on data to deliver competitive insights.  In this role you will help drive a data driven culture, work with as-is interim data strategies and combine fragmented data from multiple sources to build automated solutions.  You will be a part of a shared technology team and co-located with one of the BVM business pillar teams.  Your focus will be on getting results quickly, building partnerships across the business, product and engineering groups and building capabilities that improve colleague productivity and enable business teams to execute their strategies more quickly.


You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground.  


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: 

• Influence without authority through effective change and leadership management.
• Engages with Product Owner, Business Stakeholders, and delivery team to understand Business needs and identify appropriate solutions.
• Uses technical acumen to enable removal of impediments, ask probing questions, and support team in technical issue resolution.
• Tries new approaches when problem solving, seeking ideas, or suggestions from others as appropriate.
• Understands technical aspects of one's job and uses appropriate technology for the situation at hand.
• Reviews, selects and disseminates information regarding key technologies, best practices, and tools to others in the group.
• Is prepared to challenge the status quo and drive innovation.  Generating creative ideas and solutions.
• Solution Design, Development and Performs all technical aspects of software development for assigned applications
• Ability to develop prototypes utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast-track concepts.
• Reviews, selects and disseminates information regarding key technologies, best practices, and tools to others in the group.
• Develop BI solutions using latest tools like Tableau and PowerBI. Work in collaboration with other technical teams who are also developing enterprise level BI reporting.  
• Working in a global environment is required with a good understanding of cultural aspects, collaboration and communication is an important attribute needed for this role
• Automate existing manual repetitive tasks to help uplifting current processes using custom made tools which can be easily integrated (and scalable) in an enterprise environment. Showcase expertise in common automation tools like Blueprism (shared server bots), SSIS, batch scripting editing, VBA knowledge (uplifts and maintenance), Alteryx etc.







• BS degree in computer science, computer engineering, other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience required.
• 5+ years of development experience with multiple full cycle implementation from requirement to production.
• Salesforce Administration Certification and Experience a strong plus.
• Keeps up-to-date on current research and technology in the industry.
• Debugs software components, identifies, fixes and verifies remediation of defects.
• Proven change management experience with digital re-engineering initiatives.
• Proven ability to deliver complex data and analytics projects iteratively and reliably.
• Experience with one or more of the following: machine learning, recommendation systems, natural language processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, RPA, DPA, OCR, Bots or artificial intelligence.
• Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems.
• Excellent written communication skills and ability to document technical content.
• Performs hands-on architecture, design, and development of systems.
• Functions as a member of an Agile team and helps drive consistent development practices - tools, common components, and documentation.
• Typically spends 70% + of time building, designing and testing, and remainder of time collaborating with stakeholders through ongoing product/platform releases.
• Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies.
• Identifies novel approaches for completing work assignments more effectively or efficiently and works within the "established" system to push for "a better way."
• Seeks continuous improvement by considering solutions that make novel use of existing ideas, approaches, technologies or products.
• Identifies new ways to do things differently that will continuously improve the product.
• Assesses information from different angles and various sources to discover the root cause of the issue.



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.


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ReqID: 19015369
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Aug 20, 2019, 8:51:31 AM
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