American Airlines Engineer/Senior Engineer, IT Infrastructure in Ft Worth, Texas

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 18283

Overview

Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.

You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.

What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.

Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Information Technology Team, within the Information Technology Division. The Software, Architecture and Infrastructure Services (SAIS) team is looking for a highly skilled and exceptional Infrastructure Engineer who would lead diverse IT Infrastructure efforts interfacing with multiple vendors, delivery teams, business units, managed service providers and IT representatives.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • 4+ years of Experience working with networking environments

  • 4+ Years of Experience with development, troubleshooting and performance tuning JEE applications

  • Scripting experience (Shell OR Jython OR PERL OR PUPPET or any type of scripting)

  • Equally comfortable with Unix and Windows environments

  • 2+ Experience with VMWare environments

  • Experience with Cisco networking

  • Troubleshoot and resolve network issues across development, testing, and production environments

  • Management of Cisco Nexus and BigIP F5 devices using Puppet or other configuration management tool

  • Experience management and understanding of Cisco Nexus 9K spine / leaf network switch infrastructure

  • Experience with BigIP F5 environments

  • Experience with Cisco Nexus 9K network infrastructure

  • Experience with Palo Alto 5060 firewall pair with Panorama

  • Ability to work with other Infrastructure Engineers

Qualifications (Continued)

Required Qualifications (Continued)

  • Provide good understanding of concepts related to server load balancing, WAS clustering and other application scaling concepts

  • Must be experienced in performing problem diagnostics to determine the root cause of an issue

  • Must be a team player who works and communicates well with technical and non-technical resources

  • Experience with automation - Infrastructure as code (CHEF, Puppet) tools or deployment automation scripting

  • Able to review the performance monitoring of the respective environment, determine opportunities to refine the configuration of a component and determine new resource / capacity requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong technical documentation and presentation skills

  • Troubleshoot and resolve middleware issues across development, testing, and production environments

  • Knowledge and experience with the various security components such as WebSphere security, LDAP, SSL certificates and other third party security products

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and possess the ability to work with limited direction while being highly productive

  • Experience with Dynatrace and VMWare Log Insight

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 18283

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