16 days old

Senior Engineer, IT Network Security

American Airlines
Dallas, TX 75201

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None; Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 47685 

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

  • Responsible for the technical leadership, execution and delivery of next generation software defined infrastructure; firewall technologies, intrusion detection/prevention technologies, micro-segmentation, end point firewall, IDS, IPS, data center technologies and continuous process improvements. In addition, ensuring an increased use of vulnerability detection, anti-virus, malware protection, intrusion detection, and anomaly reporting software.​
  • ​This job is a member of the Information Technology Team within the Information Technology Division.

 

What you'll do

(This will not be a remote position)

The Sr. Network Security Engineer, IT Network Delivery Program Services is responsible for the technical leadership, execution and delivery of next generation software defined infrastructure; firewall technologies, intrusion detection/prevention technologies, micro-segmentation, SD-WAN, VPN, other data center technologies and continuous process improvements. 

  • Install, configure, and manage Palo Alto Firewalls, DSM host based firewalls
  • Install and configure B2b tunnels on Palo Alto firewalls for site to site VPN.
  • Install and configure Cisco ISE for wireless authentication.
  • Transforms the organization by leveraging and enabling automation, orchestration, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). 
  • Functions as a technical change agent and influences product direction in order to increase IT business value and simplicity
  • Serves as an advocate for business stakeholders into IT and helps evangelize the role of network engineering technology back to the business
  • Provides well-considered counsel to leadership and other business service leaders on the strategic two to three-year technology roadmap for all software defined technologies.
  • Presents innovate forward thinking concepts and technology to improve business processes 
  • Contributes to our positive, team-oriented culture by developing and maintaining cooperative relationships, facilitating the resolution of conflicts, and accepting and providing constructive feedback

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 Network Security environment working with firewalls, VPN, IDS/IPS3 years of experience in delivering Software Defined Infrastructure, leveraging automation, orchestration, scripting technologies.
  • Python or Java experience is preferred.
  • Senior Level experience with Data Center infrastructure solutions: VPN, Cisco (Route and Switch), Palo Alto (FW + IDS/IPS functions),Trend Micro DSM (Micro-segmentation) – host based firewall.
  • Experience with migrations of Cisco firewalls to Palo Alto using Expedition.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and implementing workflows and blueprints.Strong experience in building site to site VPN tunnels for both Cisco and Palo Alto’s platform.
  • Experience in working with Palo Alto Wildfire and Threat prevention for Intrusion and Detection.
  • Experience in working with Palo Alto Global Protect.
  • Experience in providing security consulting services to IT organization and confirm adherence to Company's security policy and regulatory requirements such as PCI, PII, HIPAA, and SOX.
  • Campus LAN and WLAN solutions, also implemented on Cisco products, network segmentation and access control in remote offices and campus locationsProgramming/scripting languages and frameworks knowledge and experience, in support of automation (Python, Ansible, etc...) and also worked with Palo Alto’s rest API.
  • Understands and effectively articulates the implications and impact that proposed architectural changes will have on the business (to technical and non-technical audiences).CCNP – Security, DC, Routing, Switching, PCNSE(Palo Alto) VMWare Certified Professional Standard 

 

  • 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 or large enterprise with multiple data centers and remote locations

  • Design Ansible networking playbooks (and/or via Python scripts, REST API)  for, Palo Alto, Cisco IOS/IOS-XE/NX-OS 

  • Strong experience with Active Directory & DNS 

  • Virtualization in the network, security and overall infrastructure space

All you 'll need for Success

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Proven ability to build, cultivate, and promote strong relationships with internal customers at all levels of the organization, as well as with IT counterparts, business partners, and external groups
  • Deep understanding of the interdependent relationship between information security, database, middleware, network infrastructure and application services
  • Knowledge of what it takes to deploy and execute software defined infrastructure; firewall technologies, intrusion detection/prevention, micro-segmentation, and software defined network, software defined WAN, etc...
  • Demonstrated experience functioning and succeeding in a bi-modal IT organization 
  • Experience presenting key, strategic technical details to Senior Leadership
  • Experience working with Agile project management methodologies and tools
  • Demonstrated experience with DevOps, ITIL, and platform process & technology, with a progressive track record
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects/work streams and demands efficiently
  • Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices
  • Ability to think strategically and use sound judgment and initiative in making decisions 
  • Ability to embrace ambiguity and seek clarity
  • CCNP – Security, DC, Routing, Switching, PCNSE(Palo Alto) ,VMWare Certified Professional Standard 

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; Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 47685 

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Posted: 2021-09-04 Expires: 2021-10-15
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