28 days old

Developer/Senior Developer, IT Applications

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31535 

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. The JAVA/J2EE 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. The candidate will participate in the analysis of customer and vendor requirements and 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 project team members.

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Develops and modifies complex, deadline-intensive and/or mission-critical applications using advanced programming tools
  • Documents all code using standard forms and procedures and review others work as appropriate
  • Assists others in the use of programming tools and recommend tools to best meet application needs
  • Recommends process, methodology and tool changes in conjunction with Architects and QA to best meet the needs of the department and client
  • Works with Quality assurance to participate in unit, system and user acceptance testing based on an understanding of the development lifecycle
  • Participates in architectural recommendations/decisions and work with other infrastructure groups as applicable to determine and implement complex system hardware requirements that may involve multiple platforms, databases, peripherals or other technology
  • Provides the highest level of technical production support for applications, assists others with complex problem resolution and responds with solutions to both functional and technical issues in a timely manner
  • Works with Business System Analysts, Project Managers or other management to recommend process or system enhancements
  • Works with DBAs, Architects and other team members to ensure logical and physical data models and relationship diagrams are completed and executed according to methodology and user requirements
  • Assists project management in estimates as requested
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
  • Demonstrated experience in the following:
  • Domain Java Technologies
  • Java EE Technologies, EJB, Servlets, JSP, JDBC, JNDI, JTA/JTS, Java Persistence API, JMS
  • Client/Desktop Applications HTML/ XHTML, JavaScript, Java SE, JSP, Spring, MVC-2, CSS
  • Rich Internet Applications (RIA) Ajax, JQuery
  • Web Servers & Application Servers IBM WebSphere
  • Integration & Collaboration Tools Subversion, GIT
  • Web Services WSDL, SOAP, JAX-WS, XML RPC, JAXB, RESTWS
  • Databases/Java Database Frameworks Oracle, MS SQL, Hibernate, Java Persistence API (JPA)
  • SOA/Business Oriented, ESB
  • Experience within an Eclipse based development environment (i.e. MyEclipse, IBM RAD)
  • Practical experience with Software Configuration Management (SCM) tool (i.e. Subversion, etc.)
Qualifications (Continued

Required Qualifications (Continued)

  • Experience with developer testing practices (i.e. JUnit, etc.) and understands the differences between unit, functional and system tests
  • Experience with Unified Process (UP) or 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
  • Experience supporting a production application

 

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, using ITIL, Agile, XP, or similar methodologies
  • Airline Industry experience, including business systems and technology
  • 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

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31535 

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Posted: 2019-07-19 Expires: 2019-09-16

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