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Developer/Senior Developer, IT Data Warehousing

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Ft Worth, TX, US

Req ID: 32182

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Location: AA Headquarters 2 (DFW-HDQ2) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 32182 


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. The candidate will be responsible for leveraging cutting edge technology to solve business problems at American Airlines by participating in all phases of the development process. The developer will be a part of a crossfunctional team building data services and solutions for IT and Business partners.


Specifically, you'll do the following:

  • 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
  • Creates and maintains jobs to extract, transform and load data using ingestion tools and techniques
  • Designs, develops and reviews the integration of analytics solutions and collaborates with application architects and development teams
  • Be a key contributor to the data governance, privacy and cataloguing processes
  • Partners with Data Scientists to deliver critical business initiatives using Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning tools, etc. 
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues; identifies and implements solutions
  • Collaborates with Architects to introduce and integrate analytics/data tools into the organization
  • Leads development of coding standards and enforce best practices and security guidelines
  • Researches and implements new technologies to enhance current processes, security and performance
  • Be a part of a DevOps team that completely owns and supports the application 24/7
  • Mentors other team members to make our team crossfunctional
  • Participates in organization wide analytics as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 5 years of Software Development experience with expertise in data analytics, warehousing and engineering
  • 3 years of experience in Agile methods and mindset as an approach to software development
  • Combination of experience in any of the following tools/platforms required:
    • Big Data platform: Hadoop, HDFS, Solr
    • Data Ingestion/Wrangling: Kafka, Trifacta, Alteryx, Nifi, Big Integrate
    • Scripting: Python, Spark, Unix, SQL
    • Data Warehousing: DataStage, Informatica
    • Databases: Teradata, Cassandra, MongoDB, Oracle, SQL Server
    • CI/CD: GitHub, SubVersion, Jenkins, UrbanCode Deploy
    • AI/ML: R, DataIku
    • BI: Cognos, Tableau, PowerBI, Zoom Data
    • Cloud: Azure, AWS, IBM, Google
Qualifications (Continued)

Required Qualifications (Continued)

  • Experience with DevOps Toolchain methodologies, including Test Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • Airline industry experience
  • 2+ years of experience leading technical team members
  • Azure Cloud computing experience leveraging native Azure products like Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, Event Hubs, Azure Data Lake, Blob storage 
  • Experience with NoSQL databases like Cassandra 
  • Ability to explain/understand technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups
  • 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: 32182 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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