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United Airlines Senior Developer - Information Technology in Houston, Texas

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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 Senior Data Integration Developer plays a crucial role in leading the development of high-performing and large-volume applications. This individual will create and maintain the strategic partnership between business needs and technology delivery. Role will focus on using the agile method 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 Senior Developer will be expected to take on a leadership role.

  • Lead the software development team(s) during the design/build/test phases

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

  • Develop appropriate software documentation

  • Work/Consult across multiple projects; functions as a technical lead

  • Work on complex projects that require subject matter expertise

  • Provide direction, tools, technical and process support to less senior developers

  • Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of SDLC processes, inputs/outputs, standards and best practices

  • Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of development methodologies, software design and design patterns, integration standards as well as its applicability at coding and testing cycles

  • Demonstrate good Agile Software Development Principals

  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge of application architecture and architecture constructs as it connects to the enterprise architecture


  • BS/BA in a technical or scientific field and/or equivalent work experience

  • 5 or more years of experience in application design, development, installation and modification

  • 5 or more years of experience with IBM WebSphere Integration Bus (Message Broker)

  • 3 or more years of experience with IBM MQ

  • Experience with Linux/UNIX

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies

  • Experience with one or more databases, such as SQL Server, Oracle or DB2

  • Experience with Web Services test tools, XMLSpy, and RFHUtil

  • 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


  • 1-2 years in Airline Industry

  • Experience with Java, C#, shell scripting

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

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled