1+ months

Associate Developer, IT Applications

American Airlines
Dallas, TX 75201

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 60995 


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

Responsible for leveraging cutting edge technology to solve business problems at American Airlines by participating in all phases of the development process from inception through transition, advocating the agile process and test-driven development, using object-oriented development tools to analyze, model, design, construct and test reusable objects, and improving the codebase.

What you'll do

As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced. Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations.

  • Collaborates with leaders, business analysts, project managers, IT architects, technical leads and other developers, along with internal customers, to understand needs and develop solutions according to business requirements
  • Maintains and enhances existing enterprise services, applications, and platforms using domain driven design and test-driven development
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues; identifies and implements solutions
  • Assists with creation of detailed project specifications, requirements, and estimates; ensures tasks and projects are completed on time and within scope
  • Works with software architects to ensure decisions meet long-term enterprise growth needs
  • Supports the development of coding standards and adheres to best practices and security guidelines
  • Researches and implements new technologies to enhance current processes, security, and performance

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 2 years of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Airline industry experience, including business processes and supporting technology desired
  • Experience architecting and implementing data analytics solutions in Azure
  • Experience in programming utilizing C#, Python, JavaScript or similar languages is a plus
  • Experience in a relevant cloud, Kubernetes, automation development, and/or orchestration positions.


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Demonstrate knowledge in the following technologies: 
    • J2EE technologies: Java, JMS, JAXB, JDBC, Spring Framework
    • Database and persistence frameworks: Hibernate, Oracle, Object/Relational Mapping, NoSQL, Query performance tuning
    • Container orchestration technologies: Kubernetes, AKS, docker
    • Web Servers: Tomcat, tcServer,
    • Web Services: REST/SOAP (JSON/WSDL/XML)
    • Front-end and other frameworks: Angular, Ext JS, CSS, jQuery, AJAX
    • Build/deployment tools: Maven, Git, Junit
    • Caching technologies: Redis, Ignite
    • Code coverage, security scanning technologies like Coverity, CodeQL, Sonar
    • Testing technologies: Junit, Performance Center, Selenium
  • Knowledge and understanding of CI/CD processes and tools (Git, Sonar, Azure DevOps, Artifactory) is preferred
  • Excellent understanding of monitoring tools
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of CI/CD processes and tools (Git, Sonar, Azure DevOps, Artifactory) is preferred
  • Hands-on experience with writing Shell, Python, Groovy, PowerShell, or other scripting language
  • Experience with Agile project management methodology
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Possess a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and implement solutions and/or workarounds

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: 60995 


Posted: 2022-06-14 Expires: 2022-09-09
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