American Airlines Hiring – Technical Lead, IT Applications

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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

Job Requirements:

  • 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
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 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

Job Details:

Company:  American Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ft. Worth, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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