21 days old

Associate Developer/Developer, IT Applications

American Airlines
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Location: Rio West A Bldg (PHX-RWA1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 33815 


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 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 making the codebase a better place to live and work.
What you'll do

• Collaborates with leaders, business analysts, project managers, IT architects, technical leads and other developers, along with internal customers, to understand requirements and develop needs according to business requirements
• Maintains and enhances existing enterprise data solutions
• Troubleshoots and debugs issues; identifies and implements solutions
• Contributes to creation of user stories and estimates
• Develops and tests solutions leveraging enterprise data and BI tools
• Supports the development using coding standards and adheres 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
  • 2 years total development experience


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 2+ years of total development experience
  • 2+ years of web application experience
  • Airline Industry experience


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • 1- 3 years of experience with
    • Data Marts, Data Warehouses, and Operational Data Stores
    • Analytics
    • R and/or Python
    • BI Tools, including Cognos and Tableau
  • Understanding and demonstrated experience in the following technologies:
    o Programing experience using R and Python  or Java and Scala
    o Big Data technologies: Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Sqoop, Flume, Hbase, Map/Reduce, Spark and Cloudera Hadoop distribution components and custom packages
    o Hands-on experience with related/complementary open source software platforms and languages (e.g. Java, Linux, Apache, Perl/Python/PHP, Chef, Puppet)
    o Hands-on experience with ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) tools (e.g Datastage, Informatica, Talend, Pentaho, Hortonworks Nifi)
    o Sound knowledge of Relational Databases (RDBMS), SQL & No-SQL databases
    o Scripting: Unix, SQL and Shell Scripting, Apache Spark and Spark SQL
    o Build/deployment tools: Github Enterprise and Jenkins
    o Other: Linux/Unix shell Scripting
    • Experience with Big Data technologies and related software development
    • Knowledge of Containers and Cloud technologies is a plus
    • Knowledge of Apache Kafka, Spark ML is a plus
    • Experience with agile/scrum methodologies to iterate quickly on product changes, developing user stories and working through backlog
    • Experience in DevOps Toolchain technologies
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: 33815 


Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-30

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