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Title:  Senior Engineer IT Platform


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  23063

Senior Engineer IT Platform


Position Summary

The Senior Platform Services Engineer prepares engineering analysis of projects including preliminary design, calculation, lifecycle costs and equipment selection. This engineer installs, maintains, and troubleshoots system software, hardware and related infrastructure. The Senior Platform Engineer excels when working on complex projects, is motivated to deliver results, and exhibits the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun


Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assisting in day to day administration of the JetBlue Windows Server environment.
  • Maintain and support JetBlue's infrastructure platforms and systems to ensure the highest availability while reducing the impact of incidents.
  • Conduct in depth evaluations, diagnosing, troubleshooting and resolving a wide variety of complex technical issues.
  • Advocate, train and provide technical support on new technologies to junior members on the team.
  • Implementation systems including the advisement of clients and providing work guidance to implementation and development teams.
  • Test, recommend and implement new technologies.
  • Follow team/department server build procedures regarding design and implementation of hardware, software, and systems.
  • Manage system upgrades, enhancements, migrations, integration and releases of new software to Non-Production, Production and disaster recovery environments and resolve any technical and/or business issues.
  • Resolve, coordinate and escalate back-up / recovery support issues and risks.
  • Provide twenty four (24) hour, seven (7) day a week on-call support at scheduled times; be able to be contacted through a business cell phone or provide an alternate phone contact at all times.
  • Maintain system compliance with SOX, PCI, IT General Controls and other regulatory controls as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline
  • Eight (8) years of experience in a production operations Microsoft Windows Server Operating System environment.
  • Five (5) years’ experience with VMWare ESXi.
  • Knowledge of IT Best Practices as they relate to the following areas: IT Infrastructure, Change Management, Data Networks, IT Security, Virtualization, Web Servers, Single Sign On and Storage technologies.
  • Experience with Microsoft IIS Server, Microsoft .Net, Microsoft AppFabric Caching server.
  • Experience with MS-SQL databases and Directory Services
  • Experience supporting Microsoft Failover Clusters.
  • Experience in Managing Microsoft AD, Azure AD, ADFS, DNS & DHCP.
  • Able to work flexible hours and be available for emergency response on short notice
  • Able to pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience with Fastly (CDN) and Network Director Software
  • Experience with Nagios and SiteScope monitoring software
  • Experience with the following scripting languages; PowerShell, NT Command Shell, VBscript.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, GitHub, SaltStack, etc)
  • Managing applications in private and public cloud (Azure) environments.
  • Managing applications that reside in hosted datacenter environments.
  • Current Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist or relevant work experience.

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))


  • Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

  • Traditional office environment

Physical Effort:  

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)



Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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