19 days old

Engineer/Senior Engineer, IT Systems

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Dayton, OH
Requisition ID: 33911 

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
  • ​This job is a member of the Information Technology Team within the Information Technology Division.
  • Responsible for virtualization infrastructure implementations based on designs from infrastructure architects.
What you'll do
  • Install, configure, and administer vSphere ESXi 6.x clustered environments.
  • Install, configure, and administer vRealize 6.x/7.x components including vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Operations Manager, and vRealize Business. 
  • Originate / update VM runbook documents for customer requested VM deployments and VM modifications in our datacenters managed by third-party managed service providers.
  • Deploy and update VM configurations within our AA self-managed datacenters based on requests received from our customer community.
  • Install, configure, and administer HPE c7000 blade enclosure and HPE ProLiant BL-series hardware.
  • Install, configure, and administer HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged systems.
  • Install, configure, and administer HPE ProLiant DL-series rack-mount hardware.
  • Troubleshoot and support RHEL 6.x/7.x and Windows 2008/2012/2016 Guest OS for deployed VMs.
  • Ensure timely delivery of assigned project deliverables related to vSphere platform /component upgrades, new vSphere / vRealize component deployments, and periodic ESXi cluster capacity additions.
  • Participate in on-call support rotations with ability to efficiently lead a collaborative troubleshooting session involving 3rd party support teams and vendors during an outage / triage situation within our vSphere environment
  • Administer VMware vCloud Director 5.x and VMware vFabric Application Director 2.x in provisioning platform used for tcServer VM deployments
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
  • 3 years of experience as a systems or infrastructure engineer, including backup engineering
  • 5 years of overall hands-on VMware experience

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
  • 5+ years of experience as a systems or infrastructure engineer, including backup engineering
  • 3+ years of experience with NetBackup, Data Domain, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Production vSphere 6.0 support within an enterprise-class environment supporting multiple datacenters with a minimum of 3,000 total virtual machines
  • VMware vSphere platform upgrades between major/minor releases:
    • 5.1 upgraded to 5.5
    • 5.1 upgraded to 6.0
    • 6.0 upgraded to 6.5
  • OS support for large-scale VM deployments leveraging RHEL 6.x (or higher) and Windows 2012 R2 (or higher) operating systems
  • Installation, configuration, and administration of vRealize Log Insight 4.x clustered environments for vSphere event management / collection
  • Installation, configuration, and administration of vRealize Operations Manager 6.x for performance monitoring and capacity management of vSphere environment
  • Origination and maintenance of comprehensive vSphere component build documentation as well as VM runbook documentation for deployed customer VMs
  • Engagement and collaboration with 3rd party teams within our datacenters which are managed by external vendors or peer operations support teams
  • Knowledge and experience working within a Service Management toolset for submitting / tracking of incident, problem, service, and change requests.
  • Knowledge and experience with administration and support of VMware vFabric Application Director and VMware vCloud Director solutions
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; Dayton, OH
Requisition ID: 33911 

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Posted: 2019-10-30 Expires: 2019-11-29

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