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Senior Developer - Information Technology United Airlines
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Senior Developer - Information Technology

Req #: WHQ00015684-LD

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

In this position you will be member of the product development team responsible for development, implementation, and maintenance of applications in Airline Network Planning & Scheduling problems.

The candidate will work closely with business teams, technical teams, and operation research team to gather, analyze, and understand business requirements, build mathematical optimization, statistics, and decision support models in mathematical programming, and statistical tools.

* Collaborate with internal clients to identify, define, and resolve a variety of complex business problems and to support various corporate initiatives

* Develop mathematical programming and statistics models ,

* Build, implement, and test mathematical programming, statistics, and decision support models following software development standards

* Consult with the software development team to derive best solutions for the business

* Act as an internal consultant to various managers in modeling of business decisions, action plans, and improved operations

* Communicate and present numerical insides with internal clients and leadership team

* Leads the design, development, and planning for solutions and technology standards to solve complex business problems

* Hands-on development, Support and troubleshoot software systems as required, optimizing performance, resolving problems, and providing follow-up on all issues and solutions

* Ensures that systems are properly integrated

* Works with business, support, or development teams recommending system enhancements

* Consults across multiple United Information Technology projects and technology areas to perform troubleshooting, problem management, root-cause analysis, and solution implementation

* Serves as a resource for technology/project development review and technical assessments

* Ensures that the technical solutions meet the customers' business goals

* Provide consultation and technical leadership in project life cycle planning

* Ensures consistency and coherence to the enterprise standards and guiding principles throughout the application lifecycle

* Identifies opportunities to leverage/influence the direction for existing infrastructure and application components

* Keeps abreast of industry trends through benchmarking, participation in professional associations etc. in order to advise others of strategic technology direction

* Provides feedback to the enterprise technology owners and Architects regarding future solution needs

* Understands and applies the enterprise vision and strategy to the project solution while balancing tactical needs to deliver

* Partner with various business and IT stakeholders in defining domain architecture strategy

* Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of application architecture and architecture constructs as it connects to the enterprise architecture

* Demonstrate mastery of the application of development domain areas and multiple technologies and tool set

* Demonstrate mastery of software engineer


* Exceptional at coding and on time delivery of quality components and or applications

* Exceptional at component and unit testing of following standard practices and methodologies

* Exceptional utilizing the technologies and domain knowledge with the delivery of developed components or integrated components

* Exceptional at working problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires review of a variety of factors

* Exceptional at triage or analysis of situations for production support

* Excel with on time delivery with minimal supervision

* Effective verbal and written communicator

* Effective participant of requirements gathering, requirements analysis

* Bachelors in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field

* IBM ILOG CPLEX, C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Unix, UNIX shell scripting, SQL, PL/SQL, Pro*C, R

* 5+ years of experience in .net and sql server development.

* 5+ years of experience and knowledge in C# or development

* 5+ years of experience and knowledge of ASP.NET, MVC, Bootstrap, angular

* 5+ years of experience in design patterns and enterprise standards in application design

* 5+ years of experience on relational database design and development

* 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


* Airline Maintenance systems development is a PLUS

* Bachelor's degree with a focus in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics or related field, Master*s Degree or PhD

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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