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Technical Lead, IT Applications

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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Date:  Mar 26, 2021

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 41212


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 providing technical direction and leadership in regards to the design, development, and deployment of solutions within our customer base. The technical lead comes up with innovative solutions for business and technical problems, creates and maintains technical specifications, as well as anticipates and acts upon issues that arise, providing alternate approaches and solutions, communicates decisions clearly, and sets the standard for highest quality of work.

What you’ll do

  • Participates in all phases of the software development lifecycle and is responsible for the application design Designs, develops, and implements largescale, highly available applications
  • Collaborates with the architect to define the technical roadmap for the product, provide design and technical governance, and dictate technical standards, including software coding standards, tools, and platforms
  • Evaluates product requirements and proposes solutions considering the product’s vision and the technology roadmap
  • Works closely with architecture to ensure decisions meet long term enterprise growth needs
  • Completes appropriate documentation for technical designs, processes engineering, and project decisions
  • Builds tools and patterns to accelerate development and delivery
  • Researches and implements new technologies and solutions to enhance current processes, security, and performance
  • Develops cross departmental services and applications in coordination with IT’s central architecture team
  • Acts as the technical subject matter expert (SME) on the product
  • Evaluates new technologies and tools, leads POCs to prove new ideas, and champions good design practices
  • Mentors and coaches team members related to architecture, design, development, build, deployment, and maintenance of systems
  • Troubleshoots and debugs complex issues, and identifies and implements solutions
  • Collaborates with production operations department to ensure deployments roll out smoothly and customer group support is met
  • Works extended hours, including nights and weekends, as needed in order to support the operation

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
  • 5 years of experience delivering SDLC solutions using ITIL / Agile / XP, or similar methodologies

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 8+ years of experience delivering SDLC solutions using ITIL / Agile / XP, or similar methodologies
  • 3+ years of experience providing technical leadership
  • Airline industry experience, including Sabre, business processes, and supporting technologies

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Knowledge and experience with the following:
    • Java SE, Java EE, or Spring
    • Object Oriented design principles
    • Java/Java EE design patterns, SOA principles and patterns, EAI patterns, and UML
    • Relational databases
    • Microservices architecture and JavaScript MVC frameworks
    • Diagnostics/Testing Tools, such as Splunk, Dynatrace, LISA, and SOAP UI
  • Well versed in application design, development, automated testing and delivery in an agile environment
  • Strong understanding of PCI, SOX, PII, and security processes and standards
  • Familiarity with software configuration management/build processes
  • Ability to document the existing environment and develop the strategy and tasks to prepare for changes to the design, describing the technical functions, as well as the business functions involved
  • Ability to generate technical roadmaps
  • Ability to train and mentor team members
  • Ability to accurately investigate and document the details of the current and future system
  • Excellent analytical and technical problem solving skills
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies and tools
  • Experience in DevOps Toolchain methodologies, including TDD (test driven development), Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices
  • Ability to think strategically and develop tactical methods to achieve objectives and goals
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with team members, customers, and external groups, as well as working in a collaborative environment with geographically dispersed resources
  • Ability to foster and maintain productive working relationships with 3rd party vendors, including Sabre and DXC
  • Proven ability to keep multiple complex efforts moving forward quickly while exercising an appropriate level of discipline

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