1+ months

Associate Developer, IT Applications

American Airlines
Dallas, TX 75201

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 7 (DFW-SV07)   
Additional Locations: Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 64462 


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. 
  • Responsible for developing and supporting web based modern applications, web services, databases and data pipeline using various technologies and platforms (python, JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, PostgreSQL, Docker, cloud…). 
  • As a member of an agile team on a DevOps journey, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with internal customers, management, product owners, IT architects and other developers to understand requirements and development needs while gaining valuable experience and skills. 

What you'll do

  • With guidance from senior developers, creates new and maintains applications, web services, data pipelines, data analysis and visualization solutions, including, but not limited to, bug fixes, feature enhancements, and performance tuning in the Technology Transformation and Product Agility portfolios 
  • Researches and implements new technology to enhance current processes, security, and performance 
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues; identifies and implements solutions 
  • Supports the enforcement of policy and procedural changes within the development group 
  • Supports the development of coding standards and adhere to best practices and security guidelines set forth by the development team 
  • Participates in code reviews 
  • Provides on-call production support (24 x 7 x 365), as required 

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 2+ years of total development experience 
  • Experience with data structures, data analysis and data visualization software 
  • 2+ years of web application experience 
  • Airline Industry experience 

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 2+ years of total development experience 
  • Experience with data structures, data analysis and data visualization software 
  • 2+ years of web application experience 
  • Airline Industry experience

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic to intermediate programing skills with Python, JS/Typescript, Java, C# 
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of object-oriented programming, common data structures and algorithms, design patterns and best practices 
  • Foundational understanding of common Python and JS Libraries (i.e., FastAPI, Flask, React, Angular, Vue etc.) 
  • Experience with REST API creation  
  • Experience with modern version control (GitHub) 
  • Foundational knowledge of cloud fundamentals and vernacular. Experience with Azure/AWS a plus 
  • Knowledge of data analysis and visualization tools such as Tableau or PowerBI. Experience with the Pandas (Python Data Analysis library) a plus 
  • Knowledge of relational databases (PostgreSQL, MSSQL Server, …) and manipulating them via code (i.e., SQL Alchemy, Spring Boot with Hibernate) 
  • Ability to scrutinize applications and services to ensure they adhere to security standards 
  • Excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities 
  • Personal commitment to Agile principles and a continuous improvement mindset 
  • Knowledge of TDD and automated testing, Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery 

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: Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 64462 


Posted: 2022-12-14 Expires: 2023-03-31
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