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Engineer/Senior Engineer, IT Database


Location: Regents Centre North (PHX-52N1) 
Additional Locations: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 37150 


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 candidate will be a member of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) database shared service team and will be responsible for
    managing Enterprise SQL activities that include designing and building SQL database environments, administering, maintaining SQL
    databases and assisting the application development teams in optimizing schema design and SQL statements.
What you'll do
  • Collaborates with other Information Technology associates and functional business teams to build, deliver, and support
    effective, creative data management solutions aligned to specified business initiatives.
  • Creates, coordinates and administers databases, including base definition, structure documentation, operational guidelines,
    and security.
  • Based upon management direction, plans and implements strategies for meeting data management needs.
  • Applies established data management best practices and recommends improvements.
  • Assists application support teams with third party application installations and upgrades.
  • Assists with other information technology projects, as assigned, within the general scope of regularly assigned responsibilities
    and related qualifications.
  • Supports Production environment activities including on-call responsibilities.
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Must possess a degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related discipline
  • Equivalent experience will be considered
  • Minimum of 5-10 years Microsoft SQL Server experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • Experience in creating, administering and maintaining cloud databases
  • Experience with Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct
  • Experience with third-party database monitoring tool

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Experience and understanding of various SQL Server features (i.e. SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, XML)
  • Experience with writing deployment scripts or deployment packages (executable) for various target environments like development, test and production
  • Experience with SQL Server Agent Jobs and its troubleshooting
  • Experience managing database asset within a source control system (i.e.TFS, Perforce, SVN, CVS, Visual Source Safe)
  • A strong understanding of the SQL Server database engine works, including but not limited to: Physical storage, indexing, physical database design best practices, and have a good understanding of the Query Optimizer
  • A solid understanding of the software development lifecycle and, specifically, what activities and artifacts a database developer has in each part of that lifecycle
  • Experience with tools as offered by Red Gate, Quest software, Embarcadero and/or Erwin etc.
  • Details-driven personality with a strong desire to develop and document processes and tools
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and ensure tasks are completed on schedule
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: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 37150 

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

Job Segment: Database, Engineer, Developer, Computer Science, Data Management, Technology, Engineering, Data

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