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American Express Global Business Travel Sr. Data Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description:

As a Sr Data Engineer on the Database Engineering team, you will drive adoption of cloud-based database technologies within Egencia, working closely with our application teams to understand data platform requirements and to provide guidance on database technology selection and adoption. You will leverage your knowledge and experience with database design, development, performance tuning, and administration to deliver robust cloud database solutions. In this role, you will be working with Agile methodologies to iterate quickly in delivering our database engineering initiatives.

Responsibilities :

  • Design, architect, and deploy cloud database systems, leveraging AWS managed database services to support Egencia’s industry leading corporate travel platform.

  • Consult with application teams on database technology selection, schema design, database coding, and database performance tuning.

  • Develop best practices for deploying, configuring, and monitoring high availability database systems within AWS. Including but not limited to database platforms such as Databricks, Snowflake, Neptune, DBPaaS, Postgres, SQL Server.

  • Take lead role in communicating and collaborating with Egencia’s application teams to drive Database Engineering initiatives.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience with developing, engineering, and administering multiple relational or NoSQL database technologies (i.e., AWS Aurora, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, AWS RDS, MongoDB, DynamoDB).

  • Proficient with Amazon Web Services managed database services (i.e., Aurora, PostgreSQL RDS, Document DB, DynamoDB, ElastiCache and other), virtual server hosting (EC2, EBS, S3, AMIs, Management Console), and networking principles (i.e., VPC, IAM, Route 53).

  • Proficient setting up database monitoring tools (i.e., DataDog, CloudWatch).

  • Experience automating deployment processes (i.e., Ansible, Terraform).

  • Proficient with procedural language for at least one database technology (i.e., SQL).

  • Working knowledge with at least one scripting language (i.e., Python, JavaScript).

  • Familiarity with compiled languages (i.e., Java, C++).

  • Familiarity with Windows/Linux operating systems.

o Experience with Agile, DevOps, CICD frameworks.

o Strong communication and cross group collaboration skills.

o Self-starter who is excited about learning new technologies.


United States - Arizona - Phoenix

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