American Airlines Associate Developer/Developer, IT Applications in Ft Worth, Texas

Location: AA Headquarters 2 (DFW-HDQ2)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 19541


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

American Airlines is seeking a Software Developer to drive its software development process, maintaining all aspects of the overall software development lifecycle and ensuring the on-time, quality delivery of software product releases. The candidate will be part of an agile development team, building and working on enterprise grade software systems on top of the Java, J2EE and Spring software development stacks. This position involves all aspects of designing and developing application systems and developing requirements and design specifications for new and existing applications.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year of object oriented software development experience

  • Java, J2EE, Eclipse, Maven, Spring, Web Service Development and UML

  • Tomcat and IBM WebSphere Application Server

  • SQL, JPA and relational databases

  • Experience in integration design and development skills using technologies such as IBM, MQ and JMS

  • Knowledge of ESB and SOA, Web Services methodologies using RESTful or SOAP based API’s

Qualifications (Continued)

  • Ability to function in a Linux/Unix environment using shell commands. Scripting is a plus

  • Ability to scrutinize applications and services to ensure they adhere to security standards

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Interact with other key project designers participating in project-wide design and procedures decisions

  • Analyze, discover, document, and communicate design options for implementing analysis specifications

  • Ability to communicate precisely and clearly, in both spoken and written English

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Maintain and enhance existing services, applications, and platforms including, but not limited to, bug fixes, feature enhancements and performance tuning

  • Troubleshoot and debug complex issues; identify and implement solutions

  • Ability to be flexible and focused to deliver products with different priorities and timelines

  • Analyze system requirements, design, and document solutions using specified tools and methodologies

  • Work with production operations department to ensure deployments roll out smoothly and customers receive appropriate support

  • Research and implement new technologies to enhance current processes, security and performance

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 19541

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.