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Developer/Senior Developer, IT Applications

Developer/Senior Developer, IT Applications

Date:  Nov 18, 2020

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 39457 


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 Information Technology Division
  • 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.
What you'll do
  • Collaborates with leaders, product owners, architects, technical leads and developers, along with internal customers to understand requirements and develop systems functionalities according to business requirements
  • Maintains and enhances existing Pricing applications in Revenue Planning and Technology organization
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues, identifies and implements solutions
  • Researches and implements new technologies to enhance current processes, security, and performance
  • Supports the development of coding standards and adheres to best practices and security guidelines
  • Works closely with software architects and technical leads to ensure decisions meet long-term enterprise growth needs
  • Proven ability in providing technical design specifications based on product requirements.
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 experience in object-oriented software development and maintenance using Java and J2EE
  • 3 years of experience with Core Spring, Spring boot and Web Services
  • 3 years of experience in Sencha Extjs or any UI frameworks

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 8+ years of experience in object-oriented software development and maintenance using Java and J2EE
  • Experience with Neo4J graph databases, Spark and Scala, ETL tools.
  • Experience with cloud technologies using Azure, IBM providers
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Dynatrace
  • Airline Industry experience
Skills, Licenses & Certifications


  • Strong proficiency in object-oriented design techniques / principles and design patterns
  • Strong skills and expertise in Service Oriented Architecture and Web Services: REST/SOAP (JSON,WSDL/XML)
  • Experience in IBM WAS Liberty, Web Development
  • Should have 4+ years, working in a Unix (Linux) operating system, Unix Security concepts, folder structure, links and environment variables
  • Experience with SQL and Oracle databases
  • Development experience using Agile/iterative methodology, Rally
  • Experience in DevOps Toolchain methodologies, including automated test cases using junit,Test Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment
  • Troubleshoot and debug software issues as well as investigate and resolve problems on software products, systems
  • Understanding of Release Management principles with experience working in a strong structured environment of managing release levels and deployments will be highly valuable
  • Must independently work well within a team environment and across teams
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Position requires rotational off-hours on-call support
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: 39457 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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