Republic Airways Operations and Administration

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At our headquarters office in Indianapolis Indiana, we have a number of support staff opportunities in Crew Planning, Crew Scheduling, Dispatch, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Safety, Supply Chain, and much more! By joining Republic Airways, you will work for an executive leadership team that has over 100 years of combined aviation experience and outstanding tenure with the organization. Our back office Associates experience a culture of fun and action, while striving for excellence with everything we do!

Job Information

Republic Airways Holdings Systems Engineer, Senior in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category:

Information Technology

At Republic Airways, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!

POSITION PURPOSE :

Provides leadership, vision, and support in the overall architectural design of on-premise and cloud server, storage and related IT infrastructure to address current and future business requirements. Acts as an escalation resource for IT teams, as well as business units, being a source for technical solutions and problem analysis and resolution. Interfaces with management to provide subject matter expertise and advice on emerging technologies and practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Designs resilient and fault tolerant solutions for mission critical IT operations infrastructure. Identifies creative solutions to solve various business requirements and needs. Leverages updated technologies where appropriate in a forward-thinking manner to design the future of operations strategy and accelerate service delivery, in the manner of DevOps and continuous integration, delivery, and deployment.

  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging Cloud developments/trends, assess the impact, and collaborate with IT teams to incorporate new trends and emerging technology and best practices to current and future Cloud initiatives.

  • Architects and maintains a secure server, data center, and cloud system environment and enforces adherence to corporate policies. Architects disaster recovery and business continuity solutions for critical systems and processes.

  • Serves as an escalation point within the Systems Engineering Team and other operations support teams to resolve complex, technical problems. Performs advance design, administration and troubleshooting. Manages ticket loads and ensures that response time service level agreements (SLAs) are met.

  • Leads various system engineering projects; ensures projects are completed timely.

  • Defines requirements, provides options and makes recommendations related to purchasing and the deployment of various hardware and software. Assists in budget decisions relating to software licensing, hardware and systems.

  • Performs advanced systems administration, trending analysis, and troubleshooting. Utilizes monitoring and system configuration tools to design management and administration solutions to aid in the maintenance, troubleshooting, and performance management of servers and systems. Maintains server and system configuration records.

  • Adheres to documented change management processes to protect the integrity of the production environment.

  • Provides technical leadership to team and department members. Leads through example; monitors, influences and trains others. Provides input to supervisor on performance reviews and helps to identify development needs.

  • Participates in a 24/7 on-call rotation, as required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S.) in Information Technology or related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • At least 5 years of experience administering a Windows server environment.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Microsoft, VMware, or AWS certifications

  • Experience building and maintaining a DevOps environment

  • Intermediate or advanced PowerShell scripting experience

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

DECISION MAKING & IMPACT OF ERRORS

Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction. Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured. Decisions tend to be short term and usually moderate cost.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to move about the work environment.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.

  • Lift up to 25 pounds as often as up to 35% of the time

  • Able to focus with clear vision at 20 inches or less (computer screen).

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to work an on-call schedule to support 24 hour operations.

  • May work in a room with loud fans and drafts up to 35% of the time (i.e., data center).

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight.

Republic Airways is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com at http://www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/republicairline/ , Twitter at https://twitter.com/RepublicAirline and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1IOcelXc92JDhi8sIR9F0Q , and connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/republicairline/ or Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/company/republic-airways-holdings-inc-/ .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at www.flywithlift.com at http://www.flywithlift.com/ .

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