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Developer/Senior Developer, IT Desktop Services

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Ft Worth, TX, US

Req ID: 24744

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 24744 

Overview

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 will be 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 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

Qualifications

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 full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience, using ITIL, Agile, XP, or similar methodologies
  • Proficiency and demonstrated experience in the following technologies:
    • Microsoft technologies: ASP .Net, C #,  Classic ASP, VBScript, PowerShell, BizTalk, Windows Workflow, SQL Server, etc.
    • Database and persistence frameworks: Microsoft SQL Server 2012+, Stored Procedures, SSIS Packages
    • Web Servers: IIS Server 7/8.0+
    • Web Services: REST/SOAP (JSON/WSDL/XML)
    • Web: Angular, AngularJS, Ext JS, HTML/5, CSS, jQuery, AJAX, JavaScript, MVC framework
    • Build/DevOps tools: Git, TFS, Jenkins Pipeline
  • 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)

Qualifications (Continued)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science (CS), 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
  • 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
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 24744 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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