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Engineer/Sr Cloud Engineer, IT Cloud Infrastructure

American Airlines Dallas,, US
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March 21, 2023
American Airlines
Dallas,, US

Engineer/Sr Cloud Engineer, IT Cloud Infrastructure

Engineer/Sr Cloud Engineer, IT Cloud Infrastructure


Feb 24, 2023

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 7 (DFW-SV07)   

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 65787 


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.

  • Designs, engineers, and deploys systems at American Airlines data centers to backup servers using NetBackup and Data Domain products.  Additionally, coordinates with managed service providers to ensure quality backups in our managed data centers.

What you'll do

  • Participate in the cloud governance workgroup to develop and maintain the standards for toolsets within AWS or other relevant cloud environments.

  • Develop and implement best practices for service management, change processes, monitoring, and cost management that optimizes the existing infrastructure and eliminates redundant applications and tools.

  • Ensure customer needs (product strategy objectives, user requirements, and technical environment compatibility) are met.

  • Partner with Platform and Product teams to ensure collectively we’re building secure solutions leveraging modern software and infrastructure practices.

  • Drive innovation by automating infrastructure via your hands-on expertise with IAC (Terraform and/or AWS CloudFormation).

  • Technical – Experience Designing, Developing, Deploying, and/or Migrating to AWS Cloud environments.

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 5+ years of work experience in infrastructure engineering or security engineering experience.

  • 3+ years of work experience in distributed cloud computing.

  • Programming language proficiency Python (or comparable object-oriented language)

  • Keeps up with industry trends in security technology

  • A critical eye for correct code

  • Proficiency in testing your software


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Experience with DevOps and Agile methodologies, such as SCRUM or Kanban,.

  • Proficiency with delivering software leveraging CI/CD

  • Proficiency with AWS and/or Azure

  • Kubernetes would be a plus.

  • Proficiency with Containerization concepts

  • Hardening experience would be a plus

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: 65787 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas

Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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