Senior Principal Architect, IT Applications

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
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Dallas, TX

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 65441


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

**Why you’ll love this job**

+ ​This job is a member of the Information Technology team within the Information Technology Division.

+ As a senior technical leader within the Emerging Technology Department, you will combine your years of expertise to innovate and transform through solid engineering practices.

+ Your deep knowledge of Emerging Technologies and Cloud native application design will be key to business innovation and technology transformation.

**What you’ll do**

+ Discover & create pivotal and moonshot solutions that advances the company and industry forward.

+ Explore emerging technologies (i.e., Big Data, AI/ML, Blockchain, Digital Twins, etc.) and develop prototypes and concepts/ideas with little or no guidance while incorporating these into architectural solutions culminating in working software.

+ Partner with a highly inspired and inquisitive team of technologists, as well as their business subject matter experts, who are already developing and deploying applications to the highest standards.

+ Leverage your hands-on experience to lead developers/engineers in producing code that leads to innovative valuable outcomes and accelerates technical culture development.

+ Work in an open, collaborative, trusting and thought-provoking environment, one that encourages diversity of thoughtful and creative solutions; one that supports experimentation with a fail forward culture.

**All you’ll need for success**

**Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or equivalent experience

+ 8 years of application systems development experience

+ 5 years software architectural and design experience

**Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Master’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline

+ 5 years of technical or team leadership experience

+ 2+ years’ Cloud architecture or development experiences in Azure, IBM Cloud , Or Cloud

+ 2+ years’ experience in Agile methodology

+ 2+ years’ experience in DevOps deployment processes

**Skills, Licenses & Certifications**

+ Background in Enterprise/Solutions Architecture or software engineering

+ Command of application architecture, design patterns and business processes

+ Strong knowledge of industry wide technology trends and best practices

+ Mastery of application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines

+ Experience in working in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals and passionate about building an innovative culture

+ Strong technical leader able to drive to outcomes and mentor delivery teams

+ Hands-on experience with programming & scripting languages and frameworks such as Java, C++, JavaScript, Python, TypeScript, React, Angular, etc.

+ Hands-on experience code repositories such as Azure ADO and GitHub platform

+ Hands-on experience leveraging Containers as a Service (CaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) tools and platforms

+ Expertise in one or more cloud native relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL

+ Expertise in one or more NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and/or Cassandra

+ High aptitude with the ability to quickly learn what you don’t know

+ Ability to drive valuable technical outcomes via outside the box thinking

**What you’ll get**

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer:

+ Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.

+ Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more.

+ Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.

+ 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.

+ Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

**Feel free to be yourself at American**

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 65441

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