17 days old
2018-06-302018-07-30

Developer/Senior Developer, IT Applications

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19869 

Overview

Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.

 

You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers.  At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people. 

 

What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.

 

Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

​This job is a member of the Information Technology Team, within the Information Technology Division. This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of a strategic business layer supporting AA.com, Mobile, AA Kiosks and other key and critical systems at American Airlines.  Success of this position is directly coupled to bringing development best practices and industry development patterns to enable manageable, scalable and high-performance Java Web applications and services.  Being an advocate for developer best practices,   continuous improvement of the existing application and bringing in new practices/designs is an important skill set.  This role is a key technical expert, addressing problems of system integration, compatibility and general high-level development support issues.

 

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Works closely with the business unit to understand end user requirements and develop appropriate solutions.
  • Works closely with developers and architects to build new components, maintain existing code and troubleshoot issues in development, QA and production.
  • Writes consistent, reliable and maintainable code. Perform functional/technical analysis, coding and unit testing.
  • Contributes and develops concise and clear technical systems documentation.
  • Supports all phases of project lifecycle and assist operations team for production support.
  • Assists on complex development projects
  • Contributes towards the transformation into cloud based technologies using Micro Services Architecture

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 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 full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience

 

    Qualifications (Continued)

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
    • 5+ years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience
    • Airline Industry experience
    • Proficiency and demonstrated experience in the following technologies:
    • 5 years’ experience in J2EE technologies: Java, JSP, JMS, JAXB, JDBC
    • Database and persistence frameworks: Hibernate, Oracle, Object/Relational Mapping, Query performance tuning
    • Web Servers: Tomcat, tcServer, Websphere
    • Web Services: REST/SOAP (JSON/WSDL/XML)
    • Front-end and other frameworks: Spring Framework , Angular JS, Ext JS, CSS, jQuery, AJAX
    • Build/deployment tools: Maven, Git, Junit
    • Other: Linux/Unix shell Scripting
    • Proficiency in object-oriented design techniques and principles
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Experience in Agile methodologies, such as SCRUM
    • Experience in DevOps Toolchain technologies
    • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups
    • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
    • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently

    Additional Locations: None
    Requisition ID: 19869 

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