Engineer II - Big Data Developer (Python and Spark)

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Job Description

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.


American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.



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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.


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:

  • Taking your place as a core member of an agile team driving the latest development practices
  • Writing code and unit tests, working with technologies on Big Data stacks, including Python, Spark, Shell Scripting, YellowBrick
  • Identifying opportunities for adopting new technologies
  • Leading a team of engineers that delivers knowledge management solutions to businesses worldwide

Minimum Qualifications

Are you up for the challenge?

  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 4+ years of software development experience in a professional setting with focus on Python, Spark and Big Data Technologies.
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate robust and sustainable technology solutions
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential

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
  • Programming Languages (Python, Spark, Shell Scripting etc.)
  • Thorough Data Analysis
  • Critical Analytical Thinking
  • Ability to clearly articulate the outcomes of analyses

ReqID: 20006113
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 3, 2020, 2:34:57 AM