Data Engineer

americanexpress American Express

Do you see data or a
better way to

improve business and
lives?

Today, there’s a
business advantage hiding in plain sight, and you’ll find it in data. Our Data
Engineers know how to use the latest technology to design, evaluate, debug and
manage the data that leads to better decisions, a stronger company, and higher
customer satisfaction. So if you’re not intimidated by the data explosion,
engineer your career here.

More than the data on
what you’ll be doing.

There’s no end to the
data that’s created every day and the opportunities you find here. But these

are just some of your responsibilities:

  • Researches on SQL and NOSQL technologies and identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies
  • Performs all technical aspects of data architecture and database management for the Global Acquisition Persistence Tier, including developing prototypes, developing new database structures and API's as applicable
  • Performs transformation of logical data architectures into physical data designs, according to database design best practices and standards
  • Provides database administration services to projects creating, extending or maintaining databases, data warehouses and datamarts
  • Debugs database components, identifies, fixes and verifies remediation of design and/or performance defects
  • Performs ongoing refactoring of database design and continuously improves product to follow data placement procedures and re-use of existing databases as appropriate
  • Ensures optimal data replication, performance, High Availability, backup and recovery processes exist to meet requirements, reduce cost and adhere to standards
  • Contributes to development of plans and strategies, best practices, and standards related to data management processes, data products, data security and programs
  • Functions as member of an agile team and manages data assets as per the enterprise standards, guidelines and policies
  • Typically spends 70% of time in development and testing and remainder of time collaborating with stakeholders through ongoing product/platform releases
  • Communicates and works collaboratively with business and product teams to support changes and implementation
  • Partners with delivery architects and engineers to design data tier solutions to meet enterprise platform objectives and goals
  • Contributes to decisions about tools, methods and approaches

Qualifications

Are you up for the
challenge?

  • 8+ years of software/database
    development experience in an enterprise environment
  • Willingness to learn new
    NOSQL/Big Data technologies and apply what you learned in real world use cases
  • Demonstrated experience on RDBMS
    (Oracle, MS SQL Server) and NOSQL/Big Data technologies (e.g. MongoDB, Neo4j,
    Cassandra, Redis, HBase, Hive, Spark, Pig, etc)
  • Experience with Java EE
    application design and development is a big plus
  • Hands-on expertise on RDBMS data
    modeling and database administration
  • Ability to effectively
    communicate with internal and external business and technical partners
  • Demonstrated high collaboration
    skills
  • Excellent writing and verbal
    communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and
    organizational skills
  • Ability to handle/manage multiple
    simultaneous priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer
    science, computer science engineering, or related field required; advanced
    degree preferred

At the core of Data
Engineering

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

  • Agile Practices
  • Database Design
  • Programming Languages and Frameworks
  • SDLC Methodologies and Practices
  • Business Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Management
  • Analytical Thinking

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
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