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Associate Tester, IT Quality Assurance

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Ft Worth, TX, US

Req ID: 24981

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 24981 


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

This job is a member of the Information Technology Team, within the Information Technology Division. This position is responsible for defining and creating test processes and automation to ensure delivery of quality software products and mentor team mates.


Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Develops, executes, and maintains automated test scripts
  • Automates test data creation
  • Documents test issues and works with development team to validate/recreate issue
  • Documents test cases for the user story requirements for traceability purpose
  • Updates test case execution status
  • Supports manual testing of test cases that are not currently automated.
  • Works in an agile environment
  • Works extended hours when needed, in order to support the production environment


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 1 year of software testing experience
  • ​ Experience in the following desired:
    • Sabre
    • Testing web services & XML
    • Understanding of databases
    • Automated testing
    • Software quality assurance methodologies, tools, and processes
    • Ready API/SoapUI
    • TFS
    • Rally
    • Agile project management methodology
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Possess a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and implement solutions and/or workarounds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Qualifications (Continued)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of IT and software testing experience
  • Airline industry experience, including business processes and supporting technology desired
  • Ability to explain concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 24981 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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