1+ months

Engineer/Senior Engineer, IT Cloud Network

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 7 (DFW-SV07) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 34133 


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.
  • Responsible for implementing and supporting innovative Multi Cloud network. This includes, but not limited to: network services design, implementation, administration and automation. As part of the Infrastructure Operations team you’ll work closely with Architecture and Product teams to implement and maintain Cloud technologies that ensure products are delivered in a secure, performant and resilient manner.
What you'll do
  • Assists with network incidents that the company may face in alignment with our response processes
  • Assesses risks arising from third-parties, vendors and partners in our ecosystem and design controls
  • Drives cloud network engineering for our enterprise IT and Business IT teams in both IaaS/ PaaS and SaaS implementations
  • Active member of Design & Build IT projects, steering cloud configurations and services towards industry-leading with your domain expertise
  • Participates in designing and managing IT strategy including both infrastructure and applications
  • Assists with projects involving cloud, operating systems, applications, and database and issues and requirements
  • Designs, implements and maintains network infrastructure in multi-region and multi-cloud environments
  • Manages cloud network services including but not limited to: firewall, WAF, IPS, CDN, proxy, load balancing, and DNS
  • Develops automation for network service deployment, configuration and update
  • Participates in design and deployment of highly available, scalable, secure and cost effective cloud solutions to improve efficiency and customer experience
  • Documents network architecture and configuration, technical operating procedures and policies
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 highly technical professional environment
  • 5 years of experience with network engineering

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

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders such as engineering/operations teams, internal business units, external incident response teams, and law enforcement throughout the incident lifecycle
  • Familiar with DevOps and Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of cloud networking architecture, cloud operations, automation and orchestration
  • Possess clear understanding of network protocols and standards and have experience with software and cloud architectures
  • Experience understanding protocols, such as, SSL/TLS, CIFS, HTTP/S, DHCP, SMTP, LDAP/S, NFS, SNMP and DNS
  • Experience in networking concepts and services, such as, VPNs, IPsec, PKI and TCP/IP
  • Familiar with high-availability (HA) and failover implementations for network infrastructure and server systems
  • Ability to work with virtualization technology
  • Experience in monitoring and auditing systems
  • Ability to estimate usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms
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: 34133 


Posted: 2019-11-02 Expires: 2019-12-31

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