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Applications Cloud Engineer

Date: Sep 4, 2019

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Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 32518 


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!

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Why you'll love this job
  • American Airlines, Inc. is looking for a Senior Developer/Lead to be part of the Airport Automation team, design, implement and support a suite of applications which will be widely used at the Ramp.
  • Responsible for leading application design and development in the customer technology space. 
  • Plan, design, develop, test, and document computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems.
  • Participate in user story sessions, analysis, design, and implementation, and testing techniques and methodologies.
  • Responsible for the design, prototype, and development of applications in the J2EE and .NET environment.
  • Develop high level and detailed design documentation, system artifacts, flowcharts and diagrams to illustrate system interactions and to describe logical operations involved.
  • Analyze, review, and alter program to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements.
  • Ensure deliverables meet relevant standards and architecture in a team culture of code walk through.
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  • Hold code reviews with development team members and escalate design/testing/coding/API issues to the architect and Technical PM.
  • Assist with troubleshooting any deployment or environment related issues.
  • Research and develop solutions to complex problems or as specified by the functional needs of the system.
  • Monitor performance of system after implementation.
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with technical teams, vendors, business partners, and management.
What you'll do


  • As part of Airport Technology team, responsible for analyzing and integrating different enterprise technologies to fit and optimize business processes at the airports. 
  • Works closely with business units, project managers, developers, architects, QA engineers, technology providers, vendors, and other application teams to achieve individual project goals.
  • Perform detailed study of the functional requirements and evaluate appropriate technologies to satisfy the requirements
  • Evaluate the new technologies and present technical solutions to the architecture board for approval
  • Tune web and mobile applications for performance. Assess scalability requirements and resolve any potential issues.
  • Deploy and tune applications on Tomcat/TC server/Web sphere application servers
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  • Develop and tune application with JQuery , AngularJS and mobile application performance tuning.
  • Develop and tune-in memory cache technologies
  • Evaluate applications for PCI security policies.
  • Implement applications with Distributed Services, Real Time, Event Driven, Event Bus, Sockets, Messaging and Parsing.
  • Design, prototype, and develop of applications in core Java, J2EE and .NET, websphere MQ technologies
  • SQL, Java/C++/VB, Batch and PowerShell scripting.
  • Build automated scripts using Maven to deploy applications.
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or related engineering field and 3 years of experience as an analyst or programmer using J2EE technologies, plus demonstrated experience in:
  • JEE, core Java, .NET, .NET Compact Framework
  • IBM Websphere 6.x.; Hibernate ORM framework, Spring framework;
  • Implementing Distributed Services, Real Time, Event Driven, Event Bus, Sockets, Messaging
  • Measuring, Resolving Performance, Scalability and Concurrency issues on Linux and windows as well as mobile applications.
  • Developing, Deploying and tuning applications on Tomcat/TC server/Web sphere application servers
  • Developing and tuning applications with JQuery and mobile applications
  • Working with In-memory cache solutions
  • Working knowledge of deploying application on Azure
  • Working knowledge of Azure Security Models
  • In depth knowledge of CI/CD frameworks and  Azure CI/CD
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience will be accepted in the alternative.
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Preferred Qualifications

  • Airline Industry experience
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: 32518 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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