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. Organizational Context - Member of a Big-Data Infrastructure Engineering Team reporting to Director.There are hundreds of opportunities to make your mark on technology and life at American Express. Here's just some of what you'll be doing: 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 Engineering 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 core Linux Build engineer who has proven record of Engineering solutions using Python & Puppet. As one of the Lead Infrastructure Engineering team members on our high-performing BigData Infrastructure team you will also be responsible for engineering latest & innovative products, provide recommendations around performance initiatives and developing tools / products to enhance and improve infrastructure and application productivity. BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering or relavent experience is required 8+ years of Core Linux experience 4+ years of proven Python, Puppet, Satellite experience 4+ years of experience in managing Big Data infrastructure 4+ years of demonstrated experience on Hadoop cluster Builds Experience in VMWARE builds, development of REST services, developing MySQL queries are desirable. Ability to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential Requires Bash scripting and proven experience in Linux Performance monitoring tools Experience in Trouble shooting, performance tuning, cluster monitoring and cluster configuring Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions. 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.