17 days old

Developer/Senior Developer, IT Applications

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 43345 


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
  • Provide technical leadership for SAP ABAP Projects in various technology areas.  The Developer will be responsible for providing expert coding, testing, implementation, advice, and support of custom software applications of the most critical and complex nature. This may include expert problem resolution, systems integration, and basic architectural guidance.

What you'll do

  • Expert knowledge of SAP ECC 6.0 EHP 7 for all modules
  • Develop new ABAP software modules in an iterative way that will collectively form a larger application
  • Modify existing ABAP/ ABAP OO code to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Performs complex ABAP/ABAP OO programming, testing, and debugging functions related to the implementation of SAP modules.
  • Apply agile methodology for software development as it relates to the SAP landscape
  • Coordinate application implementation and test functionality to ensure specifications are met
  • Provides technical guidance to the applications engineers and other SAP developers, as well as interface with the project managers, business analysts and customer groups
  • Works with customer department and internal IT to establish goals, processes and technology initiatives.
  • Provide technical direction on the creation of detailed program design specifications for high complexity user interfaces, application enhancements, new functionality, and backend processes in collaboration with customers, Business System Analysts, and other team members.
  • Oversees large/complex initiatives in regard to technical designs, code reviews, development and deployment
  • Collaboration with System configuration Analysts, Project Managers, Architects, or management to recommend process, system enhancements and future strategies
  • Adheres to SOX compliance
  • 24x7 on-call support of various applications and interfaces.

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required. 
  • 5+ years’ experience with SAP ABAP/ABAP OO programming
  • 4+ years of experience with SAP Programing (BAPI, BADI, RFC, IDOCS, SMARTFORMS, WebDynpro, ALE, SAP Scripts)
  • 5+ years of ABAP RICEFW experience


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Hands on experience working on Interfaces: Flat Files, Proxies, IDOC, Web services
  • Familiarity with SAP PI, SAP HANA, and Solution Manager (CDC, business monitoring) and CHARM
  • Working knowledge in design and development of integrations with SAP
  • Experience agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with and is willing to initiate sharing knowledge with others
  • Ability to quickly learn and practically apply new concepts or principles which can be confirmed by experience, potentially in technologies besides the SAP landscape
  • Experience supporting a production application
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good communication, presentation skills, customer service are essential for this position

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: 43345 


Posted: 2021-07-15 Expires: 2021-08-14
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