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Developer/Senior Developer, IT Data Warehousing

Date: Sep 12, 2019

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Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 32241 


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 position is a member of the Information Technology Team, within the Data Engineering & Business Analytics group of Revenue Management/Network Planning. 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.


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 requirements and develop needs 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

Required Qualifications

  • 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 development experience in Scala, Python, or R
  • 3 years of Experience with Big Data technologies and related software development
  • Knowledge on Big Data technologies: Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Map Reduce, Pig, Sqoop, Flume, Hbase
  • Experience in Data Analytics
  • Strong SQL skills
  • 3 years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience
  • Strong verbal/written communication & data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently
Qualifications (Continued)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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
  • Airline Industry experience
  • Sound knowledge of Relational Databases (RDBMS), preferably Teradata, as well as No-SQL databases
  • Knowledge of BI tools such as Tableau, Cognos and Power BI
  • Unix, SQL and Shell Scripting
  • Knowledge of Containers and Cloud technologies is a plus
  • Knowledge of Apache Kafka, Spark ML is a plus
  • Experience with agile/scrum methodologies to iterate quickly on product changes, developing user stories and working through backlog
  • Build/deployment tools: Github Enterprise and DevOps Toolchain technologies
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 32241 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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