1+ months

Senior Engineer - Machine Learning - American Express

Phoenix, Arizona

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.

  • Serving as a member of Cyber Data Science team that creates data driven products and services using Data Science, Machine learning, Statistics for Information Security and IT Risk customers
  • Designing and implementing scalable data science/machine learning models and pipelines in production
  • Applying statistical techniques, data mining and machine learning to create actionable insights from 120+ sources in the IS Big data platform and integrating it with products and operational processes
  • Working on use cases related to User/System behavior analytics, anomaly detection, risk modeling, threat prediction, recommendation systems etc.
  • Work cross functionally with security analysts/operations, data engineers, web engineers, platform operations & designers to build real world solutions



  • MS/BS in following areas with 6+ years of relevant experience: Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics, Operations Research, Data Science, Social Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related quantitative fields
  • Demonstrated ability to apply cutting edge data science techniques to business problems and to leverage external thinking (from academia and/or other industries)
  • Direct involvement in working with large volumes of data and building, deploying and maintaining models in production environment
  • Proven Experience using technologies like Python/C++, SQL, NoSQL, REST API, Big Data ecosystem (Hadoop, Hive, Spark) and Machine learning libraries (scikit-learn, H2O.ai, TensorFlow, Keras etc.)
  • Expert in specialized areas such as Probabilistic Inference, Machine Learning (Supervised/Unsupervised), NLP, Optimization, Information Retrieval, Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning
  • Experience in the Cybersecurity or IT risk domain is preferred but not required
  • Experience with Data visualization using D3.js and reporting tools like Superset is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with GCP, AWS, Docker, CI/CD is a plus

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

ReqID: 19012661
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jul 3, 2019, 5:00:08 PM


Posted: 2019-07-04 Expires: 2019-09-02

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