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Engineer/Senior Engineer, IT Systems

Engineer/Senior Engineer, IT Systems

Date:  Feb 2, 2023

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 64294 

Intro

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! #LI-Hybrid

Why you'll love this job

  • ​This job is a member of the Information Technology Team within the Information Technology Division.
  • Designs, engineers, and deploys systems at American Airlines data centers to backup servers using NetBackup and Data Domain products. Additionally, coordinates with managed service providers to ensure quality backups in our managed data centers.

What you'll do

  • Collaborates with leaders, business analysts, product owners, IT architects, technical leads and other developers/engineers, along with internal customers, to understand requirements and develop needs according to business requirements 
  • Maintains and enhances existing tooling 
  • Mentors fellow team members 
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues; identifies and implements solutions 
  • Researches and implements new technologies to enhance current processes, security, and performance  
  • Supports the development of coding standards and adheres to best practices and security guidelines  
  • Works closely with software architects and technical leads to ensure decisions meet long-term enterprise growth needs  

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, or other related technical field or equivalent experience/training 
  • 4-6 years of full stack development experience with React, Web Services, Python, Fast API 
  • 2 years of experience with configuration and administration of continuous integration tools such as Azure DevOps or GitHub Actions.  
  • 1-3 years of working in Linux operating system and shell scripting 
  • 1-3 years of working in Windows operating system and PowerShell 
  • Experience with Cloud platform such as Azure 
  • Working knowledge of common networking protocols (e.g., HTTP, TCP, IP, SSH, FTP, SMTP, DNS, LDAP), load balancer, firewall, storage 
  • Strong knowledge with creating and maintaining CI/CD Pipeline processes and related automation tooling 

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Ability to learn new technology and programing languages 
  • Large scale application deployment experience, as well as extensive build and release engineering experience and proven ability to design and develop automated deployment solutions.  
  • Ability to develop integrations between CI/CD tools 
  • Experience with API development 
  • Experience with Azure DevOps and yaml pipelines 
  • Experience with GitHub, and developing GitHub Actions 
  • Experience with configuration tools (Puppet, Ansible, Ivanti) 
  • Experience managing VMs with VMware 
  • Capable of writing comprehensive technical documentation and diagrams 
  • Understand end to end application development lifecycle from code commit to production deployment 
  • Have Ops and Security mindsets - understand production controls and change processes 
  • Able to work/collaborate with other teams to drive for result 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels both verbally and in written form 
  • Demonstrated growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems. 

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: 64294 


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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