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Senior Architect, IT Applications

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102
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Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31773 


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

Candidate will be responsible for overall application systems design, and is knowledgeable in all aspects of designing and constructing J2EE application systems and developing requirements and design specifications for new and existing applications. Focuses primarily on documenting requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, including interfaces with other systems. Serves as architect and leader in the integration of solutions, construction of applications, development of new business opportunities, and building of relationships with clients. Must be well versed in various architectural patterns. Successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of security (authentication & authorization), integration, performance tuning aspects of the application/system environment.


Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Ability to work with business leaders and analysts to understand functional and non-functional requirements while crafting a technical solution leveraging company and industry best practices and standards
  • Serve as the lead architect at the architectural review board seeking approval for proposed technical solution
  • Collaborate with the development teams to refine and confirm the usefulness of the architecture during construction
  • Improve understanding of the technology landscape and trends
  • Drive the architectural roadmap to leverage upcoming tools, standards, and technologies
  • Develop proof-of-concepts and perform research associated with new technologies and frameworks

Required Qualifications

  • Strong technical knowledge, with hands-on experience in systems development in a variety of computing architectures and environments
  • Thorough understanding of software development life cycles, development and technology tools, testing methodologies, and requirements gathering
  • Must have strong technical expertise in the J2EE environment, UNIX, Linux, Windows, MQ Series, UML, Tiered architecture, Relational Databases, Web development, and object-oriented methodologies
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and communicate requirements to other companies
  • Proven leadership and relationship management skills
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Experience in authoring technical architecture documentation utilizing the 4+1 Views, design patterns, data models, and conceptual models of the proposed solution
  • ​​​​Good communication skills, written and verbal

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31773 


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Posted: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-08-30

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