Developer – Information Technology
United Airlines Inc.
Houston, TX
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Information Technology

The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.

Job overview and responsibilities

The Developer plays an important role in creating and maintaining the strategic partnership between business needs and technology delivery. The Developer's role is to plan, design, develop and launch efficient systems and solutions in support of core organizational functions. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues, opportunities or problems in order to maximize the benefit of IT and Business investments. The Developer is experienced and self - sufficient in performing his/her responsibilities requiring little supervision, but general guidance and direction.

Design, develop and modify software applications/systems according to specifications
Consults with Business Analysts and business partners on potential software solutions for business specifications
Provides support to the software development leads (Senior Developer) during the design portion of the SDLC
Support and troubleshoot software systems as required, optimizing performance, resolving problems, and providing follow-up on all issues and solutions
Develop appropriate software documentation as outlined in IDF
Complete comprehensive unit testing on all developed/enhanced software
Works on one or more projects; may work as a project leader
Works on moderate to complex projects
Provides direction tools, technical and process support to less senior developers
Demonstrate advance knowledge of SDLC processes, inputs/outputs , standards and best practices
Demonstrate advance knowledge of development methodologies, software design and design patterns, integration standards as well as its applicability at coding and testing cycles
Demonstrate advance knowledge of software engineering best practices such as: versioning and versioning control, software packaging and software release management
Demonstrate advance knowledge of the application of development domain areas and specific technologies and tool set

BS Engineering / Computer Science / other disciplines with considerable technology experience, preferably in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience, education or training
Creativity & Innovation
Effective Communication (verbal + written)
Problem solver
Attention to detail
Working knowledge of business
Excel at coding and on time delivery of quality components and or applications
Excel at component and unit testing of following standard practices and methodologies
Excel utilizing the technologies and domain knowledge with the delivery of developed components or integrated components
Excel at triage or analysis of situations for production support
Proficient with on time delivery with minimal supervision
Effective verbal and written communicator
Effective participant of requirements gathering, requirement analysis
Proficient at applications and component design following a prescribed architecture and technology footprint
  • Minimum 10 years of hands-on experience in software development.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in multi-tier, distributed enterprise architecture environments
  • Extensive experience in relational and NoSQL database technologies
  • Strong knowledge of C#, .Net Standard/Core
  • Expert in C#, .NET development
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented design concepts and design patterns required
  • Strong team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced atmosphere
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Preferred Skills:
  • AWS or Azure experience
  • Experience in Continuous integration / Test-Driven Development
  • Experience with XML/JSON, REST, Node, Angular, SQL and distributed systems
  • Knowledge of Microservices architecture
  • Experience working in Agile team
  • Messaging queues like Kafka / SQS
  • Experience in rewriting/refactoring/re-architecture
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