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Manager Applications Development


American Airlines
Location: Phoenix
Job type: Contract/Locum
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Category: Assistants & Executives
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Job Description

Manages a software development team supporting the Revenue Management business area.  The successful candidate will have a technical background focused on software development and technical architecture and will have demonstrated technical expertise through a track record of successful project deployments.  Additionally, the candidate will have demonstrated progressive leadership within their peer groups by having accepted roles of increasing responsibility through their careers.  This leader will report to the Senior Manager of the IT Team for Yield Management Systems.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supervision and management of a team of software developers focused on supporting the Revenue Management business unit.
  • Communicate effectively with management any outstanding problems, challenges, or other impediments to a successful operation of the revenue management environment.
  • Develop thorough knowledge of business.
  • Manages or provides input to project management plans.
  • Possess the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, independently, resolve project issues, meet deadlines and escalate to senior management.
  • Be a self-motivated, team player that thrives in a collaborative, competitive environment.
  • Must have the ability to facilitate design sessions including developing presentation material, structuring conversation and documenting outcomes.
  • Will be responsible for developing new solutions as well as production support, prioritizing workload with the team, growing and mentoring the staff and producing the materials of sound business process.

Job Qualifications

  • CS/CE/CIS/MIS or related degree, plus experience.
  • 5+ years of professional IT application development experience directly writing software language based outcomes.
  • Must be able to diagnose application problems and have a good understanding of how to independently resolve problems.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, adapts quickly, and manages multiple tasks.

 

Preferred Technical Skills:

The following list represents the software environment currently in place.  Although a software development background is required in any language/environment, these skills will be a plus to any candidate:

  • Java/J2EE development experience including STS.
  • Experience with the Spring Framework including Integration, Dependency Injection, Templates and Aspects.  Spring Batch, Web Services and Security a plus.
  • Development experience using test driven development and continuous integration (Jenkins/Hudson, JUnit, Maven).
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux, Shell scripting, Ant, and Maestro (Tivoli) scheduler.
  • Experience with Oracle and advanced level queries in SQL.
  • Experience with Gigaspaces/XAP In-Memory Computing.
  • Experience with the Linux/Unix OS including shell scripting.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 2363 

 


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix 
Job Segment: Application Developer, Developer, Database, Oracle, Revenue Management, Technology, Finance

Job Description

Manages a software development team supporting the Revenue Management business area.  The successful candidate will have a technical background focused on software development and technical architecture and will have demonstrated technical expertise through a track record of successful project deployments.  Additionally, the candidate will have demonstrated progressive leadership within their peer groups by having accepted roles of increasing responsibility through their careers.  This leader will report to the Senior Manager of the IT Team for Yield Management Systems.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supervision and management of a team of software developers focused on supporting the Revenue Management business unit.
  • Communicate effectively with management any outstanding problems, challenges, or other impediments to a successful operation of the revenue management environment.
  • Develop thorough knowledge of business.
  • Manages or provides input to project management plans.
  • Possess the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, independently, resolve project issues, meet deadlines and escalate to senior management.
  • Be a self-motivated, team player that thrives in a collaborative, competitive environment.
  • Must have the ability to facilitate design sessions including developing presentation material, structuring conversation and documenting outcomes.
  • Will be responsible for developing new solutions as well as production support, prioritizing workload with the team, growing and mentoring the staff and producing the materials of sound business process.

Job Qualifications

  • CS/CE/CIS/MIS or related degree, plus experience.
  • 5+ years of professional IT application development experience directly writing software language based outcomes.
  • Must be able to diagnose application problems and have a good understanding of how to independently resolve problems.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, adapts quickly, and manages multiple tasks.

 

Preferred Technical Skills:

The following list represents the software environment currently in place.  Although a software development background is required in any language/environment, these skills will be a plus to any candidate:

  • Java/J2EE development experience including STS.
  • Experience with the Spring Framework including Integration, Dependency Injection, Templates and Aspects.  Spring Batch, Web Services and Security a plus.
  • Development experience using test driven development and continuous integration (Jenkins/Hudson, JUnit, Maven).
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux, Shell scripting, Ant, and Maestro (Tivoli) scheduler.
  • Experience with Oracle and advanced level queries in SQL.
  • Experience with Gigaspaces/XAP In-Memory Computing.
  • Experience with the Linux/Unix OS including shell scripting.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 2363 

 


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix 
Job Segment: Application Developer, Developer, Database, Oracle, Revenue Management, Technology, Finance


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