18 days old

Team Lead, IT Applications

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 7 (DFW-SV07) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 37859 


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
  • Partners closely with the Data Privacy Office (DPO) and the Business Analytics development team to provide leadership, technical and functional requirements and solutions to support the business needs
  • Directs the supervision of the Business Analytics development team to include hiring, work allocation, scheduling, training and professional development, problem resolution, troubleshooting, performance evaluation and related activities
  • Designs, develops and reviews the integration of analytics solutions with applications by collaborating with application architects
  • Develops Business Intelligence (BI) cross-training, mentoring and innovation across the entire Business Analytics Services organization
  • Collaborates with Application Architect and Data Architect to introduce and integrate analytics/data tools into the organization
  • Leads software vendor POC product evaluations and recommendations, and design and manage development of the technical solution
  • Leads effort to transition the team to support the DevOps model
  • Participates in the organization wide analytics initiative as needed
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
  • 5 years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Airline Industry experience, including Native Sabre

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Experience leading a software development team
  • Experience with Cognos, SQL, DataStage, Tivoli Workload Scheduler, and GitHub or Subversion
  • Strong knowledge, understanding, and experience with Agile principles, preferably Scrum in complete software development lifecycle
  • Ability to work effectively with developers, architects, project managers, business analysts, and business unit partners
  • Must demonstrate technical leadership, and be able to work well within a team environment as well as independently
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: 37859 


Posted: 2020-03-12 Expires: 2020-04-11

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