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United Airlines Senior Developer - Information Technology in Gurgaon, India

United's Digital Technology team designs, develops, and maintains massively scaling technology solutions brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics, and digital solutions.

Our Values : At United Airlines, we believe that inclusion propels innovation and is the foundation of all that we do. Our Shared Purpose: "Connecting people. Uniting the world." drives us to be the best airline for our employees, customers, and everyone we serve, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. Our team spans the globe and is made up of diverse individuals all working together with cutting-edge technology to build the best airline in the history of aviation.

With multiple employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities and world-class benefits like health insurance, parental leave, and space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work that will make you feel welcome and accepted. Come join our team and help us make a positive impact on the world.

Job overview and responsibilities

United Airlines’ Customer Technology Platform department partners with business and technology leaders across the company to create services and applications across key airline functionalities such as Booking, Check-in, Payment, Reservation systems and Operational Systems to help support the commercial and digital Channels of United.

As a senior software developer, you will be responsible for the development of mission critical applications, while working with a team of developers. You will design, develop, document, test and debug new and existing applications. Additionally, as a senior developer, you will build these applications with a focus on delivering cloud-based solutions. The individual will use leading edge technologies and enterprise grade integration software daily. You will be relied upon to help take this team to the next level from a technological standpoint.

  • Participate in full development life cycle including requirements analysis and design

  • Serve as technical expert on development projects

  • Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements

  • Support, maintain, and document software functionality

  • Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation

  • Analyze code to find causes of errors and revise programs as needed

  • Participate in software design meetings and analyze user needs to determine technical requirements

  • Consult with end user to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs

  • Recognized as expert in field, knowledgeable of emerging trends and industry practices

  • Conducts the most complex and vital work critical to the organization

  • Works without supervision with complete latitude for independent judgment

  • May mentor less experienced peers and display leadership as needed

This position is offered on local terms and conditions. Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded.

United Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Management Information Systems and/or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in design, development, documenting, testing, and debugging of new and existing software systems and/or applications for market sale or large-scale proprietary software for internal use

  • 5+ years of experience with Software Development Languages & Tools, C#, ASP.NET/MVC, Web API, WCF, MS Visual Studio, MS TFS, GitHub

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft NET Core, SQL, NoSQL and Design Patterns

  • Excellent knowledge of Object-Oriented systems design, Application Development, Messaging and In-memory Distributed Caching platforms (like CouchBase)

  • Proficiency in Software Development best practices such as - Continuous Integration, Unit / Integration testing, Code reviews

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with Microsoft Technology Stack, Windows Server OS (2012, 2016), IIS 7.5 – 10.0, MSMQ, NET Framework 4.x

  • 1+ year of experience with the Cloud Computing – AWS, Azure, NET Core 2.x

  • 1+ year of experience with NoSQL Database such as Couchbase, MongoDB, ElasticSearch and Distributed Queues such as Apache Kafka

  • 1+ year of experience with Cloud Computing – AWS, OpenShift, Kubernetes and Docker Containers

  • Worked closely with the architect for development of applications

  • 3 years of IT experience developing business critical applications

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

  • Must be legally authorized to work in India for any employer without sponsorship

  • Must be fluent in English (written and spoken)

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Additional Required Technical Skills:

  • Programming Language: C#, .net core, asp.net

  • IDE: Visual Studio, Eclipse

  • Databases: MySQL, Oracle

  • Experience on WebServices, MVC

  • Version Control : GIT, TFS

  • Experience on Cloud based applications (preferably AWS), Deployments and Packaging(Docker containerization)

  • Experience with Team City

  • Environments: WINDOWS

  • Good to have some frontend knowledge (Angular based)


  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems

  • Airlines industry experience

  • Experience with PCI DSS

  • Experience with Functional Programming

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

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled