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Sr. Architect IT Infrastructure

American Airlines
Mexico City, TX
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Location: DFW Headquarters Building 7 (DFW-SV07) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 37375 


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 Technology organization.
  • Responsible for overall Infrastructure design, balancing optimization of application access with resource use factors.
What you'll do
  • Support customer technology infrastructure projects and integration architecture
  • Review project requests describing user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project
  • Approve, schedules, plans and supervises the installation and testing of new products and improvements to current systems
  • Define how technology and applications should be structured to align with business plans
  • Work closely with Application Architects to determine the most effective designs
  • Evaluate modern and emerging technologies to identify the impact on the business
  • Provide information needed to assess the risk of deployment of business-critical application: installation and configuration readiness, performance and scalability evaluation, stability and durability evaluation, and best practices procedures
  • Assess the processes that will be used to operate, support and maintain the Enterprise implementation(s)
  • Refine the deployment process and architecture so that it will easily scale to fit into an enterprise scope
  • Assist in determining overall hardware and software configuration along with capacity projections and planning for future support of growing operations
  • Evaluate changing platform requirements or other advancements in the distributed computing model to determine effects on network
What you'll do (cont.)
  • Provide expertise during adoption of cloud technology platforms (IaaS, PaaS)
  • Assist in determining Service Level Agreements (SLA's), for immediate needs/deployments, and enterprise SLA's to support ongoing operations, if any
  • Develop performance, scalability, and durability evaluations and monitoring for load testing and real time
  • Anticipate and act upon issues that arise, provide alternative approaches, optimal solution and continuously improving performance of applications
  • Create and promotes patterns/techniques to foster DevOps adoption
  • Drive strategic technological innovation, demonstrating breadth/depth of knowledge in all things related to complex, matrixed telecomm and networks in support of the enterprise
  • Transform the organization by leveraging and enabling automation within the corporate infrastructure, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD)
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 diverse technology experience required

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 10+ years of diverse technology experience
  • Expert knowledge in SIP, VoIP, VTC and unified communications platforms
  • Expert knowledge in network route switch
  • Expert knowledge in SD-WAN technologies
  • Experience in automation and programing
Skills, Licenses & Certifications
  • Exercises independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Expert leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive feedback
  • Experience in designing, implementing and tuning highly available solutions for VoIP, SIP, VTC, Load Balancing, Unified Communications, Cloud Connectivity, SDN/SD-WAN in an integrated Data and Voice network environment
  • Must be able to document solutions for various level of audiences Education/Experience and be capable of communicating technical topics across a wide variety of audiences
  • Experience with various cloud platforms like IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure and leveraging mediums i.e. Express Route, VPC, Direct Connect, Transit VPC
  • Ability to build strong and sustainable relationships with stakeholders, adapt to unexpected events, and provide a sense-of-urgency to get to resolutions using best practices
  • Ability to architect, design and deploy Software Defined Infrastructure around technologies such as Palo Alto/Cisco NAC/Infoblox DDI/Cisco Route/Switch and Wi-Fi
  • Ability to see the “big picture” across areas/platforms i.e. private and public hosted infrastructure and services, security, telecommunications, enterprise Wi-Fi, end user experience, and training/education
  • Ability fully understand large global Platform Engineering functions (Converged Data Services, Network, Security, Voice integration, Enterprise WiFi network integration, SDLC tools & processes and distribution/automation platforms)
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: 37375 


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Posted: 2020-03-11 Expires: 2020-04-11

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