1+ months

Senior Principal Architect, IT Applications

American Airlines
Dallas, TX 75201

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 7 (DFW-SV07) 
Additional Locations: Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 56521 

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

  • As a senior technical leader within the Emerging Technology function – part of the Cloud & Engineering Platforms team, you will combine your years of expertise to modernize, transform and innovate through solid engineering practices 
  • Your deep knowledge of Cloud native application design and Emerging Technologies (i.e. Architecture – inc. Service Mesh, Big Data, AI/ML, Blockchain, Digital Twins, e.t.c.) will be key to business and technology transformation 

How you will inspire

  • You will architect, design and code software components that address key capabilities or opportunities to dive additional business value
  • Partner with a highly inspired and inquisitive team of technologists who are already developing and deploying applications to the highest standards.
  • Explore emerging technologies and develops prototypes and concepts/ideas with little or no guidance; incorporates these into architectural solution culminating in working software. 
  • With your hands-on experience, lead the exploration, POC and buildout of cutting edge engineering solutions that accelerate solutions to business objectives.
  • Partner with other application team technical SMEs and in solving portfolio specific challenges
  • Work in an open, collaborative, trusting and thought-provoking environment, one that encourages diversity of thoughtful and creative solutions; one that supports experimentation with a fall forward culture.   

What you'll do

  • Partner with a highly inspired and inquisitive team of technologists who are already developing and deploying applications to the highest standards.
  • Lead the buildout of cutting - edge engineering platforms and solutions that accelerate the modernization of the American Airlines applications. Most importantly you will focus on self-service platform capacities with heavy emphasis on discoverability and automation.
  • Partner with application team technical SMEs and utilize your cloud migration experience to guide the application teams to make the right technology choices and build true cloud native 12-factor applications.
  • Explore emerging technologies/practices and develops prototypes and concepts/ideas with little or no guidance; incorporates these into architectural solution when appropriate.
  • Work in an open, collaborative, trusting and thought-provoking environment, one that encourages diversity of thoughtful and creative solutions; one that supports experimentation with a fail forward culture.

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 8 years of application systems development experience
  • 5 years of software architectural and design experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline
  • 5 years of technical or team leadership experience
  • 5 years of Cloud architecture or development experiences in Azure, AWS or GCP
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile methodology

All you'll need for success

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Background in Enterprise/Solutions Architecture or software engineering
  • Command of application architecture, design patterns and business processes
  • Knowledge of industry wide technology trends and best practices
  • Strong technical leader able to drive to roll up sleeve and work collaboratively with development teams
  • Hands-on experience in cloud platform and migration to/from one or more of the following (Azure, AWS or GCP)
  • Has practical experience & can articulate the benefits or CaaS/PaaS and when to use
  • Hands-on experience with container orchestration platforms (aka Docker & Kubernetes)
  • Hands-on experience with service mesh (i.e. istio, kuma, linkerd)
  • Hands-on experience with programming languages such as Phyton (preferred), Java or C++ 
  • Hands-on experience with scripting languages such as Javascript, NodeJS, React
  • Hands-on experience with Git, documentation as code(i.e. Markdown), Git workflows and the GitHub platform
  • Expertise in one or more cloud native relational databases such as MySql, PostgreSql 
  • Expertise in one or more NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and/or Cassandra
  • Expertise with databases and migration to/from enterprise class databases highly desired
  • Expertise in working in in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals
  • Demonstrated track record of leading reference implementations and/or POCing new and upcoming technologies

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: Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 56521 

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Posted: 2022-02-24 Expires: 2022-06-29
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