Senior Data Engineer

Short Description

American Express is hiring a senior data engineer who can perform hands-on architecture, design, and development of systems on Machine Learning, Data Science, Python, Deployment on PaaS, knowledge of Docker, knowledge of CI/CD

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 Financial Data Engineering team drives the delivery of technology solutions for Global Finance & Tax. The team is building the capability of leading-edge technologies involving advanced & standard accounting, robotics, and cognitive automation, workflow orchestration, API integration, CI/CD and DevOps. 
American Express is looking for energetic, high-performing and highly skilled Senior Engineers to help shape our technology and product roadmap. Come join us and realize your potential. 

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for driving the development of technology solutions for robotics process automation and smart process automation specifically in the area of advanced & standard accounting, machine learning, data science, chatbots, workflow orchestration, other similar solution
  • Performs hands-on architecture, design, and development of systems on Machine Learning, Data Science, Python, Deployment on PaaS, knowledge of Docker, knowledge of CI/CD
  • Functions as Senior member of an agile team and helps drive consistent development practices w.r.t. tools, common components, and documentation
  • Typically spends 80% of time writing code and testing, and the remainder of time collaborating with stakeholders through ongoing product/platform releases
  • Develops a deep understanding of tie-ins with other Amex systems and platforms within the supported domains
  • The Individual is expected to be at top of the market landscape and local priorities by proactively engaging with business partners learning about their priorities and supporting them in key strategic areas. 
  • Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science.
  • 8+ years of software development experience with proven hands-on experience in one or more technologies
  • Strong programming skills in MACHINE LEARNING (PYTHON, SPARK).
  • Strong programming skills in WEB DEVELOPMENT React/Node, R/Shiny, Python/Django
  • Strong programming skills in RESTFUL API Integration 
  • Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development method
  • Experience with design and coding across one or more platforms and languages as appropriate
  • Displays an understanding of different Algorithms & Machine Learning techniques and their application 
  • Strong analytical/conceptual thinking acumen to solve unstructured and complex business problems and articulate key findings to senior leaders/stakeholders in a succinct and concise manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and across a matrix organization partnering with the finance team, enterprise technology teams, and external vendors to deliver solutions at top speed.

Data Engineer
Mid-Senior-level Information | Technology | Information Technology Full-time Information Technology | Engineering Data Engineer | Java | Python
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.