26 days old

Principal Consultant, IT Agile and DevOps

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 33292 


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 Divison.
  • Responsible for ​helping the IT enterprise and teams solve their most complex and interesting business and technical challenges, by coaching and mentoring assigned teams and being the go-to experts on DevOps and Agile methods and best practices for the enterprise.
What you'll do
  • Serves as the go-to expert on DevOps and Agile practices, methods, culture and collaboration and challenges team members to use a disciplined approach to their work
  • Educates assigned teams on the best use of DevOps tools, advises on build and deployment processes to ensure best practices, and helps drive toward platform automation
  • Influences mindsets to adopt a DevOps culture, including collaboration practices, through training and coaching
  • Delivers training programs that align with the DevOps Transformation strategic direction
  • Recognizes and addresses organizational and team-level challenges
  • Partners with other DevOps specialty coaches (Agile, DevOps Engineering, Testing Automation) to deliver a complete solution for a team's challenges
  • Travels, as needed
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
  • 8 years of progressive broad-based software engineering and/or DevOps experience
  • 8 years of experience implementing and operating DevOps tools/platforms across some part of the development lifecycle. These could include but may not be limited to Pivotal Cloud Foundry, GitHub, Jenkins, Maven, Nexus, Hygieia, SonarQube, New Relic, or other similar tools
  • 3 years of leadership 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 designing, implementing and using end to end Continuous Delivery pipelines

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Demonstrated hands-on experience with DevOps practices such as TDD, BDD, refactoring, automation, or continuous integration
  • Demonstrated growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems
  • Deep infrastructure experience delivering and operating either virtualized on-premises or public cloud services in a large-scale production environment, such as network, security, or deployment automation
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture
  • Knowledge of agile development frameworks, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, or SAFe
  • Ability to coach and mentor others on various build and deployment practices, as well as DevOps principles
  • Ability to guide programmers/developers on technical issues as needed to deliver quality business value faster
  • Ability to drive for results with an aptitude for engaging employees in multiple workgroups
  • Ability to think strategically and develop tactical methods to achieve objectives and goals
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with team members, customers, and external groups, as well as working in a collaborative environment with geographically dispersed resources
  • Excellent leadership skills, team-focused with high energy and a positive attitude
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Project, Excel, and Word
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: 33292 


Posted: 2019-10-24 Expires: 2019-11-23

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