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Engineer/Senior Engineer, IT Cloud Security

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Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 35418 

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!

Why you'll love this job
  • This job is a member of the Information Technology Team within the Information Technology Division.
  • Responsible for designing and building cloud security solutions that will balance the need for speed and flexibility of cloud infrastructure to protect against security threats. This critical role requires the ability to synthesize radical ideas, the aptitude to define new security strategies and the tenacity to get the job done.
What you'll do
  • Drives cloud security engineering for our enterprise IT and Business IT teams in both IaaS/ PaaS and SaaS implementations
  • Actively assesses existing cloud implementations, identifying security issues and prioritizing fixes
  • Engineers and implements new cloud security tools to feed our DevOps/SecOps processes to ensure the solvency of cloud compute resources
  • Provides daily, ongoing security oversight of SecOps operations, to include the security impact of proposed modifications, additions, and technology implementation/refresh operations
  • Identifies system security vulnerabilities and associated threats, and assess the overall security risks to the system.
  • Provides mitigation recommendations to reduce identified security risks
  • Works directly with internal IT staff and customer to establish and enforce IT security best practices, protection objectives, process improvements and effective IT security controls
  • Serves as the primary interface to governance, compliance, and risk management teams to ensure the system consistently meets the requirements for certification and accreditation
  • Participates in designing and managing IT Security strategy including both infrastructure and applications
  • Assists with security incidents that the company may face in alignment with our response processes
  • Documents security processes and standards
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
  • 5 years of experience in a highly technical professional environment
  • 5 years of experience with security engineering in e-commerce, internet, or social networking settings

 

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • Airline Industry experience a plus

 

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Experience with Git, Jenkins, Chef, and Puppet
  • Experience with common scripting languages (Python, Ruby)
  • Experience and understanding of cloud platforms (AWS, Azure)
  • Familiar with DevOps and Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of cloud networking architecture, cloud operations, security, automation and orchestration
  • Possess clear understanding of security protocols and standards and have experience with software and security architectures
  • Understand how to design and implement security tests in accordance with stated criteria
  • Experience understanding protocols, such as, SSL/TLS, CIFS, HTTP/S, DHCP, SMTP, LDAP/S, NFS, SNMP and DNS
  • Experience in networking concepts and services, such as, VPNs, IPsec, PKI and TCP/IP
  • Hands-on expertise operating in an cloud environment with mastery of architecture and security capabilities in the cloud
  • Deep understanding of network attacks, DDoS, Phishing, email protocols/security/spam, encryption, authentication, logging and log analysis, IP and device reputation, and security rules and policies
  • Knowledge of web application security, browser security models, and application security vulnerabilities such as the OWASP Top Ten
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: 35418 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Cloud, Engineer, Information Systems, Risk Management, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Finance

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