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.
You won’t just shape the world of software.
You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.
Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So if you’re interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further.
You won’t just keep up, you’ll break new ground.
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 powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.
American Express is on an exciting journey driven by an energetic team of high-performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape technology roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative solutions using BigData and top of chain digital services at a rapid pace, serving our customers join our energetic and creative team!
You will be part of a fast-paced BigData Infrastructure team responsible for maintaining world class availability on multiple large scale BigData platforms. You will be challenged with identifying innovative and creative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our customers.
We are looking for passionate BigData Administrator to managing large scale BigData Infrastructure. As an administrator on our high-performing BigData team you will also be responsible for installing latest and innovative products, provide recommendations around performance initiatives and developing tools / products to enhance and improve infrastructure and application productivity.
Organizational Context - Member of a SRE team reporting to Director.
BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering is required
5+ years of software development / administration experience
5+ years of Hadoop administration experience
Demonstrated ability in deploying and administering BigData clusters.
Demonstrated ability in managing HA on BigData Clusters
Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential
BigData administration certification is required
Spark and Hadoop developer certification is preferred
Considerable experience on Hadoop (any Hadoop distribution) cluster installation, management, and administration experience
Hands on experience on MapR / CDH distribution.
Experience in Trouble shooting, performance tuning, cluster monitoring and cluster configuring
Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential.
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, age, or any other status protected by law.
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.