1+ months

Technical Lead, IT Applications

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: AA Headquarters 2 (DFW-HDQ2) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 33663 


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 Loyalty and Marketing Division.
  • As a technical lead, you'll need to organize, spearhead and own the technical side of the project.
  • You will make time to coach and mentor your development team in all aspects of the agile development cycle, and work alongside a community of other tech leads and architects to constantly add value to American customers and stakeholders.
  • Your project team may depend on other internal or external groups, both on and off-shore, and you'll need to own, manage and report on technical activities across all of those teams in support of your project's success.
  • You should be an advocate of the agile process and test-driven development and should consider yourself an evangelist of technical excellence and quality.
  • You will have an opportunity to take Pega Certified System Architect (PCSA) Career Path designed for developers and technical staff members who want to learn how to develop Pega applications
  • You'll need to show technical mastery of delivering modern applications utilizing Pega software stack and DevOps CI/CD pipeline, and elegant code design.
What you'll do
  • Works in conjunction with Product Owner and Program Manager to size, manage scope and risk
  • Assist in a team environment applying Agile methodologies for delivery of our solutions and frameworks
  • Provides deep subject matter expertise, advice and program delivery and technical guidance to the team
  • Solves complex issues that cross team boundaries, and proposes recommendations to improve existing processes to avoid reoccurring incidents
  • Provides leadership and facilitation in the definition and development of the technical solution concept, including vision, scope, and system architecture
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 experience in building applications at enterprise scale

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • Experience with Azure bigdata tools such as Kafka, NoSQL, Cassandra to store and analyze data is absolute plus
  • Pega software development experience is a big plus
  • Experience leading others

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Pega Marketing experience to provide personalized offers for customers using Next-Best-Offer and Next-Best-Action modelling concepts
  • Experience in using Pega Connectors and Services for integration
  • Microservices Architecture & Cloud development
  • Strong problem-solving ability with a positive "can-do" attitude
  • Angular SPA experience is a PLUS
  • DevOps CI/CD using Jenkins or other competing tools in the market
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of current & enterprise wide technologies including Open Source, web application development and databases
  • Ability to work closely with product owners to deliver high business value incrementally with quality results in mind.
  • A passion for technology, continuous improvement, and quality
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: 33663 


Posted: 2019-10-15 Expires: 2019-12-21

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