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Engineer/Senior Engineer, IT Infrastructure

Date: Sep 5, 2019

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Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 32757 


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 Infrastructure Engineer position is a member of the Revenue and Planning Technology team within the Information Technology Division and is responsible for developing and supporting multiple applications used by the Revenue Management and Network Planning business units. As a member of this agile team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with internal customers, business analysts, project managers, IT architects, developers and other infrastructure engineers to understand requirements and development needs while gaining valuable experience and skills.

What you'll do

· Works with a team to create detailed project specifications, requirements, estimates and ensures tasks/projects are completed on time and within scope

· Automate infrastructure provisioning and application deployments using DevOp tools

· Define standards for configuration, monitoring, reliability and performance

· Supports the development of IaC standards and adhere to best practices and security guidelines

· Design and implement innovations that improve team velocity, resiliency, security and data availability

· Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues to identify and implement solutions

· Researches and implements new technology to enhance current processes, security and performance

· Facilitates achievement of expected deliverables and obligations of Services Providers

· This position will include off hour work to perform changes after hours and provide on-call production support (24 x 7 x 365), as required

· Take on project-related or ad-hoc jobs that sometimes fall outside of the above definition.

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

· Bachelor degree or equivalent in computer science, information systems or related field

· Two (2) years of experience as Websphere/Tomcat/Jboss administrator

· Two (2) years of experience of system administration on either RHEL 6/7 or Window 2008+

· Two (2) years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience

· Experience supporting and delivering in DevOps environment using tools like Git, Jenkins, Maven, Docker, Selenium, Puppet/Chef/Ansible

· Demonstrated experience in Ksh/Bash, Python, Java, HTML 5, Angular or similar

· Knowledge of database and persistence layers such as: Oracle, SqlServer, PostgreSql, NoSql, Object Storage

· Experience in IBM WebSphere Architecture, Design and Support of Enterprise scale deployments.

· Solid understanding of Java design patterns and best practices

· Strong networking fundamentals and working knowledge of firewalls, load balancers, etc.

· Knowledge and experience in developing and delivering software using agile methodologies.

· Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents using Microsoft Office Tools (Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

· Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.

· The ability to handle and keep track of many tasks at once and to manage time efficiently

· Sound judgment and willingness to exercise same in sometimes ambiguous situations.


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

· Experience with running Kubernetes and Docker containers in a commercial / production environment

· Experience with a PaaS / IaaS solutions in Azure or IBM Cloud

· Configuration management and have managed an infrastructure with hundreds or thousands of servers and dozens of technologies.

· Working knowledge of Dynatrace or similar APM tools

· Airline industry experience is a plus


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: 32757 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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