1+ months

Team Lead, IT Desktop Services

American Airlines
Tulsa, OK 74103

Location: Tulsa Intl Apt (TUL-TRML) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 29395 


Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.


You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers.  At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people. 


What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.


Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Information Technology Team, within the Information Technology Division. This position will be responsible for leading the daily activities of a close-knit team of 2nd & 3rd level IT technical agents supporting all Quantum software applications and computer back end services for Field Services Engineers and IT Helpdesk agents.  Facilitates employee development by coaching, motivating and leading by example to obtain new skill sets, knowledge and troubleshooting techniques.  Fills in as needed in a support capacity and ensures critical break/fix issues are resolved or escalated in a timely manner.  Interfaces with upper level engineering and packaging team as well as business units to ensure end user technology issues are addressed.

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Leads the daily activities of technical agents receiving inbound, Field Engineer calls, chats, emails and tickets, for break/fix or net new Quantum hardware, software and imaging support needs.  Team also provides 2nd level Quantum software assistance to IT Helpdesk agents and end users as required
  • Continually assesses agent productivity in order to ensure maximum performance and efficiency for the quickest resolution to single or multiple user reported issues
  • Sets and communicates goals and provides constructive feedback to create a high performance culture
  • Effectively communicates decisions to achieve understanding and acceptance of changes and/or direction
  • Collaborates with Desktop Services to help meet the key objectives of the Company, along with providing seamless support to the end user
  • Collaborates with internal departments to rollout new initiatives, programs, systems, automation enhancements, and other technical solutions
  • Completes scheduled and ad-hoc productivity reports as requested for Desktop Services management
  • Provides timely escalation and initiates remediation efforts by engaging appropriate teams
  • Works varied and flexed hours, including nights, weekends, holidays, and participates in an on-call rotation


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 4 years of experience in an IT Technical Support capacity


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of leadership experience in a technical support team environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, stay organized, and effectively handle shifting priorities in a dynamic work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to positively lead a team in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Ability to think creatively and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Strong working knowledge of IT system fundamentals
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, as well as accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to provide timely feedback related to customer service or technical abilities
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 29395 


Posted: 2019-04-30 Expires: 2019-06-28

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