• American Express - Programmer Analyst - Metadata/Big Data Jobs in Gurgaon,India

  • American Express

Job Description:

Function Description

As a global leader in financial services, American Express has built its reputation on continual innovation and forward-thinking And since we are committed to becoming the world???s most respected service brand, we continually strive to deliver the best possible service to our customers all around the world At American Express we recognize that our most valuable asset is our people

The listed job is an exciting opportunity for supporting the Enterprise Digital and Analytics organization and be a part of the Enterprise Data Management (EDM) team Enterprise Data Management Team defines and implements the Enterprise Data Governance Policy and establishes common processes to help ensure and enable the use of high-quality trusted data The Analyst role within Enterprise Data Management Team

- This role will assist with defining and implementing the Metadata Management strategy to support the overall Business Metadata across our Enterprise wide Data Mart via Big Data Ecosystem

Purpose of the Role

- The Analyst will be working closely with multiple Business Units, Technology and Partner teams to define and implement the Metadata deliverables across multiple business units and support business users

- Collaborating with Partners from multiple business units and AET teams to understand the requirements, managing the metadata and ensure the healthy metadata quality on the use cases in Big Data Ecosystem

- He/ She will be required to build strong relationships with business data owner groups, Tech teams and Big Data Product Owner teams to meet their goals, with the expectation to contribute to the ongoing enhancements and improvements of overall processes


- Thoroughly review and validate the Metadata, attribute description and technical metadata from various business units, work and manage various data governance initiatives like Data Domain, Strategic Metadata Projects and continuous process enhancements initiatives etc

- Independently manage the metadata initiatives and projects Ensure metadata initiatives deliver incremental improvements in metadata quality and customer contractibility

- Identifying and implementing the opportunities to enhance process efficiency through increased standardization and automation, to reduce manual effort

- He/ She should liaise with the Onshore Counterparts on Project / Initiatives, provide key recommendations and complete them within agreed timelines

- He/ She should proactively drive business priorities and process improvement initiatives

- He/ She should manage customer expectations including scope, schedule, changes, and problem resolution

Critical Factors to Success

The successful candidate should demonstrate

- Strong communication skills

- Strong analytical, data and technical acumen, and problem-solving skills

- Proficiency with SQL

- Hands on experience on MS Excel, key functions / VBA

- Strong knowledge in the Big Data Ecosystem

- Good understanding of MapReduce framework, Hive, Python, PySpark

- High degree of independence, able to propose innovative ideas and solutions to complex problems

- Willing to learn new Tools & Techniques, and Programming languages


Past Experience

- 1-2+ Year of experience on the Data Governance, Metadata management and Data Management framework

- 2+ Year of experience with Hadoop Stack such as Hive, Python / Spark

- Good Understanding of Payments Industry & Systems will be a plus

Academic Background

- An advanced degree in IT or Computer Science (MCA/ M-Tech / B-Tech) or Degree in Math, Statistics, Economics or similar quantitative field of study

Functional Skills/Capabilities

- Excellent Interpersonal skills, Multitasking, and Thought-leadership skills with the ability to influence partners

- Excellent Communication, Collaboration, and Change Management skills

Technical Skills/Capabilities

- Proficiency with SQL

- Good understanding of MapReduce framework, Hive, Python, PySpark

- Strong communication and negotiation skills combined with an ability to interact effectively with business leaders, data consumers and technologies

- Proven ability to adjust quickly to shifting priorities, multiple demands, ambiguity and rapid change

- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet the deadlines as and when required

- Ability to develop effective working relationships with stakeholders of different seniority and geographical location

- Strong attention to detail and being solution oriented

- Ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple manner to a global audience

- Should be comfortable with flexible shift timings

- Exceptional strategic and analytical thinking with experience working in a global environment


- Strong Analytical skills

- Good Understanding of Credit Card/ Payments industry & systems will be a plus

Platforms Knowledge

- Hadoop, HDFS, HIVE, SQL

- Big Data Eco-systems

Behavioral Knowledge

Enterprise Leadership Behaviors

- Set the Agenda Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective

- Bring Others with You Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential

- Do It the Right Way Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage


Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 16th Mar 2020

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