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Associate Developer/Developer, IT Applications

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 43055 


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.
  • The successful candidate is a self-starter that will be responsible for integrating data into a variety of systems using (Data Stage or AZURE ETL) software. Responsible for developing and executing software test plans in order to identify software problems and their causes. The candidate will participate in all phases of the development lifecycle, from inception through post-implementation support, for all types of applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value. 

What you'll do

  • Build automated test scripts for IBM Mainframe batch and online applications in a dynamic environment
  • Perform performance and functional testing associated with multiple concurrent development and/or infrastructure projects, to include the development and execution of test plans and scripts
  • Research, evaluate, identify alternative design and test approaches, and code reviews
  • Develop ETL codes that meets technical specification and business requirements according to the established designs and framework
  • Proactive and diligent in identifying and communicating development issues and recommending potential solutions
  • Troubleshoot development and operational problems and provide timely solutions
  • Participates in system and integration test; identifies and remedies solution defects
  • Develop unit test plans and unit test cases; perform testing and troubleshooting of identified issues.
  • Will be required to do production support of existing jobs and new jobs which are promoted to Production in a 24x7 fashion
  • Creates other technical deliverable artifacts such as source-to-target mappings, flow charts, system documentation, test documentation, implementation run books etc. needed for project implementation
  • Work with Business System Analysts, Project Managers, Architects, or management to recommend process or system enhancements 
  • Adheres to SOX compliance
  • Coordinates with architecture team's future technology strategies
  • Estimate work to be done as part of an overall agile process and be familiar with running projects in an Agile fashion

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, computer information systems, technology, business analysis, or related field  
  • 3+ years’ experience with SQL, XML, Datastage, Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, Oracle, in Unix environment or equivalent technologies  
  • 3+ years of experience in quality assurance plus demonstrated experience


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Sequential file, Complex Flat file, ABAP/IDOC stages, Remove Duplicates, Lookup, Join and Transform stages
  • Experience with Automated testing tools (QTP and Load Runner) 
  • Strong understanding of Python, Azure configurations, DataStage routines, stored procedures, PL SQL, etc. 
  • Performance tuning best practices and other DataStage/Azure related processes and languages 
  • Experience with Unified Process (UP) or agile software development methodologies   
  • Experience supporting a production application  
  • All stages of application testing, including functional, usability and regression testing using various testing automation tools required, and defect tracking tools (QC / ALM, Clear Quest and Bugzilla)
  • Solid understanding of database architecture 
  • Experience with Tivoli Work Load Scheduler and Shell Scripting (UNIX/Linux)  
  • Experience with Software Configuration Management (SCM) tool (i.e. Subversion, etc.)

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: 43055 


Posted: 2021-07-22 Expires: 2021-08-21
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