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Associate Engineer, IT Access Management

Associate Engineer, IT Access Management

Date:  Sep 23, 2022

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 63072 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • This job is a member of the Information Technology Team within the Information Technology Division
  • This role provides support to the Directory Services team, additionally provides strong enterprise experience towards running Active Directory (AD) security reports, analyzing the data, identifying weaknesses in infrastructure, application and process while also recommending mitigation possibilities.
  • Responsible for identifying, evaluating, and implementing business needs for authentication and authorization of Applications by performing AD & Azure AD administration, maintenance, and automation, as well as providing ongoing support to enterprise customers

What you'll do

As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced. Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations.

  • Collaborate with leaders, business analysts, project managers, IT architects, technical leads and other developers, along with internal customers, to understand requirements and develop needs according to business requirements
  • Maintain knowledge of AD, Azure AD, authentication, authorization, MFA, AD Federation Services.
  • On boarding applications into Microsoft Directory services domain in production and non-production environment following established procedures
  • Administer and support production configurations, policies and troubleshoot access control issues, including service vulnerability mitigation and Disaster Recovery planning/ testing
  • Work on automation and containerization of the products
  • Provide on-call support and troubleshoots issues
  • Maintain process and engineering documentation

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 2 years of technology experience, with a focus on information security technology development, support, and administration

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 3 + years of technology experience, with a focus on information security technology development, support, and administration

All you'll need for success

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Understand various security fields including access control, identity proofing, OAuth, OIDC, SAML, WS-Fed, MFA, Public Key Infrastructure, network and enterprise security architecture
  • Hands-on security engineering experience with Active Directory (AD), Azure Active Directory (AAD), AAD Connect, AD Federation Services
  • Experience with coding and scripting for application integration and automation.
  • Deep understanding of the technical architecture of IT systems built using Windows (i.e., Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Infrastructure, Databases, Logging, Monitoring, Change Management, Segregation of Duties, Cybersecurity, Physical Security, IT operations, Network Security, and Cloud Computing).
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time
  • Capable to provide support to our customers
  • Experience with detailed requirements gathering and documentation, writing approach documents, whitepapers, design documents, and runbooks required
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills required
  • Understand knowledge of design techniques and principals involved in production of drawings and models are required
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing environment and work under pressure
  • Ability to multitask, leverage best practices, and resolve multifaceted issues with minimal direction
  • Proficiency in Agile project management methodology

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer:

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more.
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more.

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

 Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 63072 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Information Security, Information Systems, Change Management, Cloud, Computer Science, Technology, Management

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