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Data Engineer, IT Applications

Data Engineer, IT Applications

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Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX
Requisition ID: 38402 

Intro

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
  • 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.
  • This position is a member of the Information Technology Team, within the Data Engineering & Business Analytics group of Revenue Management/Network Planning. This role is responsible for the development and delivery of data solutions to support the analytical needs driven by the Revenue Management and Network Planning communities
What you'll do
  • Collaborates with leaders, business analysts, project managers, IT architects, technical leads and other developers, along with internal customers, to understand needs and develop solutions according to business requirements
  • Maintains and enhances existing enterprise services, applications, and platforms using domain driven design and test-driven development
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues; identifies and implements solutions
  • Creates detailed project specifications, requirements, and estimates
  • Researches and implements new technologies to enhance current processes, security, and performance
  • Supports the development of coding standards and adhere to best practices and security guidelines
  • Works closely with software architects and technical leads to ensure decisions meet long-term enterprise growth needs
  • Collaborates with leaders, business analysts, project managers, IT architects, technical leads and other developers, along with internal customers, to understand requirements and develop needs according to business requirements
  • Maintains and enhances existing data solutions
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues; identifies and implements solutions
  • Creates detailed project specifications, requirements, and estimates
  • Researches and implements new technologies to enhance current processes, security, and performance
  • Supports the development of coding standards and adhere to best practices and security guidelines
  • Works closely with software architects and technical leads to ensure decisions meet long-term enterprise growth needs
  • Supporting applications as necessary, including on-call support

 

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, using ITIL, Agile, XP, or similar methodologies

 

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
  • 5+ years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience, using ITIL, Agile, XP, or similar methodologies
  • Airline Industry experience, including business systems and technology

 

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Proficiency and demonstrated experience in the following technologies:
    • Data Engineering
    • Python or Scala.
    • Bigdata Technologies such as Hadoop, HDFS, Hive etc., and related Software development.
    • Apache Spark and Spark SQL
    • IBM Cloud technologies such as Watson Studio, IBM Analytics Engine, IBM Cloud Object Storage
    • Microsoft Azure Technologies such as ADB, ADLS, ADO and ADF
    • Build/deployment tools: Maven, Git, Junit, Jenkins
    • Other: Linux/Unix shell Scripting and SQL.
  • Proficiency in object-oriented analysis, design techniques, principles, and frameworks
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
  • Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and implement solutions and/or workarounds
  • Experience in Agile project management methodologies
  • Experience in DevOps Toolchain methodologies, including Test Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)
  • Proficiency in Java and/or R is a plus
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: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX
Requisition ID: 38402 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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