United Airlines

Developer - IT United Airlines
Chicago, IL

United Airlines is an airline operating a domestic and international route network.

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Job Description

Developer - IT

Req #: WHQ00015677-AS

Location: Chicago, IL US

Job Category:Information Technology

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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 Applications Developer position supports multiple applications in the Network Operations Center; used by flight dispatchers to plan and monitor flights.

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
* Works on one or more projects; may work as a project leader
* Works on moderate to complex projects
* 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
* 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
* Creativity & Innovation
* Persuasion
* Effective Communication (verbal + written)
* Knowledgeable of Technology & Systems
* Technical writer
* 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 working problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires review of a variety of factors
* Excel at triage or analysis of situations for production support
* Proficient with on time delivery with minimal supervision
* Effective participant of requirements gathering, requirement analysis
* Proficient at applications and component design following a prescribed architecture and technology footprint

* BS/BA, preferably in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience, education or training
* 2 or more years of experience in application design, development, installation and modification of software
* 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


* Java EE, .Net, C, C++, C#,
* Spring/Spring Boot
* Angular/React/Node.js
* HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript/jQuery
* Responsive/Reactive/Mobile-first/UX centered design skills
* Agile development/mindset
* Test driven development
* Git/SVN
* REST API development
* Microservices architecture
* Mobile Technologies
* DevOps
* Cloud technologies (ex. AWS, Azure)
* SQL, Oracle Experience, Relational DB Experience
* Code Repositories like TFS
* Containerization (OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes)
* Exposure to APPD & Dynatrace
* Infrastructure knowledge
* Exposure to Couchbase NoSQL DB
* Microsoft Office tools, Power point, Excel

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

About United Airlines

United Airlines is an airline operating a domestic and international route network.

10001 employees
United Airlines

233 south wacker drive

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