Short Description

American Express is hiring a Engineer who has the Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges, and articulate solutions.

Job Description

  • This high energy Senior Engineer must have:
  • A BachelorÔ??s degree in computer science, computer engineering, other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • 4+ years of software development experience with proven hands-on experience in BigData technologies.
  • Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods. 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. 
  • Displays understanding of different Algorithms & Machine Learning techniques and their application in the Customer Marketing domain.
  • Ability to think abstractly and deal with ambiguous/under-defined problems. Ability to enable business capabilities through innovation. 
  • High energy, demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies, and takes pride in how fast they develop working software. 
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases.
  • Demonstrated experience with object-oriented design and coding with variety of languages.
  • Knack to guide/mentor other team members in both technology and domain.

Required skills:
  • Strong programming knowledge in Java 
  • Solid understanding of data structures, Algorithms & Design Patters is required 
  • Hands-on experience in Big Data technologies (at least MapReduce, Hive and Hbase) 
  • Understanding and experience with UNIX / Shell / Perl / Python scripting 
  • Database query optimization and indexing 
  • Web services design and implementation using REST / SOAP
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent communication skills

Bonus skills:
Object-oriented design and coding
Machine learning/data mining.

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American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

Each day, American Express makes it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services. An engine of commerce, American Express provides innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Most of all, we help our customers realize their dreams and aspirations through industry-leading benefits, access to unique experiences, business-building insights, and global customer care. We enable our customers to do and achieve more.