Full Time

Associate Developer – American Airlines Remote Jobs

Posted 1 year ago
$70 - $90 per hour

Job Description

Job Type: Associate Developer from home
Location: Texas work from home
Company: American Airlines

Are you ready to discover a world of possibilities, both at work and in your spare time? Joining our American Airlines family will allow you to travel the world, expand your knowledge, and become the best version of yourself. You’ll face challenges with flexibility and grace as you embark on a new adventure, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and professional life by jumping on board!

Why will you enjoy this job?

  • This position is part of the Information Technology Team, which is part of the Information Technology Division.
  • In charge of developing and maintaining web-based, mobile-aware, Java applications and web services. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with internal customers, management, business analysts, project managers, IT architects, and other developers to understand requirements and development needs while gaining valuable experience and skills as a member of an agile team.


  • Creates new and maintains existing applications under the supervision of senior developers, including but not limited to bug fixes, feature enhancements, and performance tuning in the Corporate Security, Emergency Planning & Response, Environmental, and Safety IT portfolios.
  • Investigates and implements new technology in order to improve current processes, security, and performance.
  • Complex issues are troubleshooted and debugged; solutions are identified and implemented.
  • Works as part of a team to develop detailed project specifications, requirements, and estimates, and ensures that tasks/projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Works with the production operations department to ensure that deployments go smoothly and that customer groups receive adequate support.
  • Validation of design decisions is documented.
  • Supports the development group’s implementation of policy and procedural changes.
  • Supports the development of coding standards and follows the development team’s best practices and security guidelines.
  • Takes part in code reviews
  • As needed, provides on-call production support (24 x 7 x 365).


Education and prior job experience are required as minimum qualifications.

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, technology, information systems (CIS/MIS), engineering, or a related technical discipline is required, or equivalent experience/training.
  • Total development experience of two years
  • 1 year of experience with web applications or services

Qualifications Preferred – Education and Previous Work Experience

  • Total development experience of 2+ years
  • 2+ years of web application development experience

Skills, Licenses, and Certifications in the Airline Industry

  • Basic to intermediate object-oriented programming knowledge, common data structures and algorithms, design patterns, and best practices are required
  • Python, C#, XML, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, GIT, JQuery, Angular, SOAP/REST, and other web development technologies are required.
  • Knowledge of Visual Studio and Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) or GitHUB is required.
  • Understanding of relational databases (MSSQL Server, Oracle)
  • Capability to examine applications and services for compliance with security standards
  • Networking understanding (Sockets, TCP/IP, UDP)
  • Excellent time management and prioritization abilities
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Personal commitment to Agile principles and a mindset of continuous improvement
  • TDD and automated testing knowledge
  • Understanding of PCI Compliance and OWASP standards
  • Understanding of diagnostic tools (SOAPUI, Fiddler, IE Inspector, HTTP Analyzer, Dynatrace)

What you will receive

Take advantage of everything American Airlines has to offer:

Travel Benefits: Are you ready to travel the world? On our global network, you, your family, and friends can travel to 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights.
Health Advantages: You’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription, and vision benefits on day one to help you stay healthy. And that’s not all; we also provide virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts, and other services.
Programs for Wellness: We want you to be the best version of yourself, which is why our wellness programs equip you with all of the necessary tools, resources, and support.
401(k) Scheme: Employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year, depending on the workgroup.
Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance, and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises, and other activities.

At American, you are free to be yourself.

Inclusion and diversity are the foundations of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines, from the team members we hire to the customers we serve. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are dedicated to connecting our team members with our customers, suppliers, communities, and shareholders, as well as to assisting team members in reaching their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment in order to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you contribute to the smooth operation of the world’s largest airline as we care for people on their life’s journey? At American, you are free to be yourself.