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American Express Senior Big Data Engineer II in Helena, Montana

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Senior Big Data Engineer II

You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible — and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.

Accertify Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of American Express, is a leader in providing software, tools and strategies for preventing online fraud and mitigating enterprise-wide risks. Accertify is committed to providing e-commerce companies with comprehensive and cost-effective solutions to fraud.

Accertify’s development team is looking for a skilled senior software engineer with a focus on Big Data technologies. This individual will use their software development background and strong analytical skills to help build and enhance Accertify’s industry-leading tools with a focus on interacting with our large datasets. This individual’s day-to-day work will involve using Java, Python, SQL, Big Data, Linux, git and gradle to design and build software solutions that are fast, scalable and flexible.

As a part of the team, you will:

  • Work with business representatives, Lead Developers, and the Director of Software Development to design, build and test new products and features

  • Use the IDE of your choice to write code in Java

  • Work independently or on small team projects

  • Participate in requirement gathering and design sessions

  • Participate in peer code reviews

  • Troubleshoot and optimize code for usability, performance, and scalability

We seek individuals with strong fundamental programming experience, great communication skills, and a love for working on challenging problems.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Computer Science degree is a plus

  • Very strong and demonstrable analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills

  • Professional programming experience in an enterprise setting

  • High volume transactional environment experience

  • 4 years software development experience as a Java developer

  • A solid understanding of "how things work" in the world of computers, the Internet, databases, and the Java programming language

  • Familiarity with basic programming constructs (conditionals, loops, data structures)

  • Strong Relational database skills (SQL, JDBC - Oracle and PostgreSQL preferred)

Desired Skills:

  • 2 years software development experience as a Python developer highly preferred

  • NoSQL databases such as MapR DB , HBase, Cassandra

  • Big Data Components/Frameworks such as Hadoop (MapR), Spark, Yarn, Kafka, Flink, ELK, etc.

Visa Sponsorship: Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this position.

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

We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That's why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to demonstrate that you have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e. 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer and 1 dose for J&J) in order to work in or visit any of our offices. This requirement is subject to legally required accommodations.

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Job: Technology

Primary Location: United States

Other Locations: US-Illinois-Itasca

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 22021468

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