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American Express Senior Engineer - Java - Springboot/ Python / GraphQL / Rest API /SQL - Enterprise Data Management & Architecture in New York, New York


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

With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that’s unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

At American Express, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

Join Team Amex and let's lead the way together.

Functional Description:

As part of our diverse tech team, you can architect, code and ship software that makes us an essential part of our customers’ digital lives. Here, you can work alongside talented engineers in an open, supportive, inclusive environment where your voice is valued, and you make your own decisions on what tech to use to solve challenging problems. Amex offers a range of opportunities to work with the latest technologies and encourages you to back the broader engineering community through open source. And because we understand the importance of keeping your skills fresh and relevant, we give you dedicated time to invest in your professional development. Find your place in technology on #TeamAmex.

The U.S. Consumer Services and Enterprise Digital & Data Technology Team brings together foundational strategic technology capabilities in digital experience engineering (Mobile and Web), AI/ML, marketing technology, enterprise communications, travel and lifestyle, and automation, grounded in our data technology model that prioritizes data governance. It employs a ground-breaking focus with development responsibilities for customer-facing capabilities that deepen and expand digital engagement, as well as core technical capabilities that cut across business lines and customer segments.

Roles & Responsibilities:

If you have a strong will to learn and educate and are motivated by the opportunity to help grow our team and be a part of an industry-leading technology and innovation organization, then look no further! This is an opportunity to work in the Technology Enterprise Data Architecture while heavily influencing the Enterprise Machine Learning Platform and Enterprise Big Data Platform to support the end-to-end development and execution of Amex's data management strategy. You will be solving very interesting problems that directly and greatly impact millions of individuals worldwide. There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express.

This role will be reporting to Staff Engineer and will be responsible for following

  • Design and architect end to end solution which is scalable, reliable as well as cost effective.

  • For a given business problem, explore all possible options and recommend best solution under given constraints

  • Perform POC's, build frameworks and reusable libraries to help developers resolve business problems

  • Build tools and frameworks to improve developer experience

  • Evaluate different third party tools and provide recommendations

  • Be a SME of Data Management and Data Privacy Concepts

  • Build smart solutions using GenAI, be in the forefront to explore possibilities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, EE, EEE, Statistics, Math, Industrial Engineering, Operational Research, Physics, Financial Engineering, or related STEM fields. Advanced degree preferred.

  • 6 years of hands on experience in working on various backend systems like REST API's, graphQL, event based architectures, Spring boot, vertex, spring webflux, Rules engines like drool, RDBMS databases like Postgres, mySQL, NoSQL databases like elastic search, singlestore, couchbase, hbase, etc.

  • 2 years of building both traditional and cloud native applications and big data platforms in support of digital transformation.

  • 1 years of experience in Industry 4.0 initiatives and/or other aspects of data management; e.g. Data Governance, Data Security, Data Privacy and Data Lifecycle Management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on experience working on data management tools like Collibra, Alation, Atlan, Orion, Manta, etc. is a plus

  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic and agile environment

  • Strong analytical skills and algorithmic problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of / experience with Gen AI technology is a plus

  • Working knowledge in GCP techstack like Bigquery, Dataproc, Composer is another plus


Salary Range: $110,000.00 to $190,000.00 annually bonus benefits

The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive base salaries

  • Bonus incentives

  • 6% Company Match on retirement savings plan

  • Free financial coaching and financial well-being support

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits

  • Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need

  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy

  • Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)

  • Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program

  • Career development and training opportunities

For a full list of Team Amex benefits, visit our Colleague Benefits Site .

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.

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Job: Technology

Primary Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix

Other Locations: US-New York-New York

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 24008175