Senior Developer, IT Applications

Senior Developer, IT Applications

Date:  May 22, 2023

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 7 (DFW-SV07)   
Additional Locations: Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 67405 


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

We are looking for a passionate technologist to solve cloud transformation challenges; develop solutions to modernize infrastructure services; create templates to standardize and accelerate application's cloud journey. 


At American Airlines, you will find talented technologists like yourself and together we create enterprise scale Inner-sourced platforms using cutting edge technologies to drive innovation and engineering excellence. 


You will be on the enterprise Observability product team, building high-performance observability solutions to support reliability, resiliency, and scalability of American Airlines applications and systems. 

What you'll do

  • ​Collaborate with leaders, business analysts, project managers, IT architects, technical leaders, and other developers, along with internal customers, to understand requirements and develop software to meet those requirements 
  • Maintain and enhance existing enterprise services, applications, and platforms using domain driven design and test-driven development 
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues; identifies and implements solutions 
  • Rapidly learn and implement new tools and technologies to support a wide range of applications and platforms 
  • Research and implement new technologies to enhance current processes, security, and performance 
  • Support the development of coding standards and adheres to best practices and security guidelines 
  • Work closely with software architects and technical leads to ensure decisions meet long-term enterprise growth needs 

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 
  • 3 years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience designing, developing, and implementing large-scale applications in hosted production environments 


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​5 years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience 
  • Experience with observability tools such as (but not limited to) Prometheus, Dynatrace, and Datadog 
  • Airline Industry experience 


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Proficiency in software development 
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies 
  • Willingness to support a rapidly changing environment 
  • Proficiency and demonstrated experience in many of the following technologies: 
    • Programming languages such as Python, Java, C#, and/or Typescript 
    • Cloud-based development, with a preference for Azure 
    • Build and deployment tools such as Git, GitHub Actions, Yarn, and Artifactory 
    • API development using frameworks using frameworks such as FastAPI 
    • Observability tools such as Dynatrace, Prometheus, Grafana, Datadog, and PowerBI 
    • Infrastructure as code, with a preference for terraform 
  • Solid understanding of and commitment to DevOps best practices including Git best practices, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Infrastructure as Code, and Test-driven development  
  • Experience in Agile methodologies 

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: Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 67405 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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