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Application Cloud Lead

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 7 (DFW-SV07) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 37918 


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.
  • ​This position is a senior technical role on a highly skilled and experienced team providing technical application design and leadership services.
What you'll do


  • 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
  • Designs, develops, docker images for pod deployments in Azure Kubernetes Service(AKS)
  • Designs, develops micro service applications for Microsoft Azure Linux Deployments and AKS
  • Researches and implements new technologies to enhance current processes, security, and performance
  • Supports the development of coding standards and adhere to best practices and security guidelines. 
  • Works closely with software architects and technical leads to ensure decisions meet long-term enterprise growth needs
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
  • 3+ years of Microsoft Azure for Linux Deployments with deep understanding of core Microsoft Azure concepts.
  • 2+ years of Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service(AKS) with deep understanding of Container Orchestration and Distributed System Concepts
  • 2+ years of Docker with building, using and publishing Docker images for Kubernetes
  • 5+ years of J2EE technologies: Java, Spring, JUnit
  • 2+ year of Azure SignalR or similar technologies for server to thin client push like web sockets, long polling, server sent events.
  • 3+ years of CI/CD toolchain tools: Jenkins, Nexus, JFrog, Coverity, Fortify, Artifactory, etc
  • 2+ years of Microsoft Azure Devops
  • 2+ years of monitoring/logging tool: Azure Monitor, Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Splunk, Log Analytics
  • 3+ years of other tools, build technologies: Maven, Git, Distributed SCM
  • 3+ years of DB technologies: NoSQL DBs like Apache Cassandra, Oracle/SQL Server, Query performance tuning
  • 3+ years of application/web servers: NGINX, Apache Tomcat,  Apache HTTP Server,Pivotal tcServer, Pivotal Web Server, IBM Web Sphere
  • 3+ years of Web Services: REST/SOAP (JSON/WSDL/XML)
  • 3+ years of developing applications with micro services principles.
  • 1+ year of API Management technologies: Azure API, Azure Gateway, ApiGee, etc.




All you'll need for success (Continued)


  • Deep understanding of Security concepts for applications with hands on experience with OAuth2, OIDC, Active Directory
  • Proficiency in object-oriented analysis, design techniques, principles, and frameworks
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and implement solutions and/or workarounds
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust communication to different work groups on the audience, including non-technical groups
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of Linux/Unix Shell Scripting2+ years of Ansible or Terraform
  • 2+ years of other OOP language such as Python, C#, Kotlin
  • 2+ years of Frontend Technologies and Frameworks: HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, AngularJS/Angular 2+, ReactJS, Sass or LESS,
  • 5+ years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience, using ITIL, Agile, XP, or similar methodologies
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: 37918 


Posted: 2020-03-11 Expires: 2020-04-10

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