1+ months

Developer/Senior Developer, IT Applications

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 27583 

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 a technical conduit between IT Infrastructure and our Business unit IT personnel. It will be responsible for leveraging cutting edge technology to solve business problems at American Airlines by participating in and supporting 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. This position will also be responsible for supporting the mobile device infrastructure at American Airlines. 

 

Specifically, you'll do the following:

  • Provides on-going support for existing systems
  • 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
  • Act as technical bridge between business unit IT teams and IT infrastructure
  • 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
  • Creates detailed project specifications, requirements and estimates
  • Supports the development of 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
  • Troubleshoots and resolves network issues across development, testing and production environments
  • Encourages an environment of sharing and team work among the team

About The Job (Continued)

  • Stays current with systems technology best practices and changing technologies, in order to maintain domain expertise and recommend enhancements or changes
  • Supports communication and response process by responding to users on system issues, maintenance and system status, and advising and escalating on any prolonged or major issues
  • Creates/maintains/tests disaster recovery plans for existing systems
  • Supports system change management process that notifies all business areas and managers of system downtime, delays and/or alerts
  • Creates and performs training sessions for all business areas for education on changing systems
  • Participate in internal mobility projects as needed
  • Travels, as required

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
  • Proficiency and demonstrated experience in the following technologies:
    • 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
    • Mobile Device Management environments
  • Proficiency in object-oriented design techniques and principles
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Agile project management methodology, specifically within infrastructure area
  • Experience in DevOps Toolchain technologies
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure Architecture design

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
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization
  • 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
  • Airline Industry experience

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 27583 

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Posted: 2019-03-28 Expires: 2019-08-21

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