Systems Analyst/Senior Systems Analyst, IT Applications

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Dallas, TX

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 65839


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.

+ Responsible for ​interacting with business units, technology teams, and the development team in order to improve the products and services being delivered by the IT organization. The role focuses on determining operational objectives by analyzing business functions, gathering technical information, evaluating output requirements, and recommending controls.

**What you’ll do**

+ Uses Agile methodologies, determines business requirements, translates them into user stories, and tracks them through the complete development and/or change life-cycle

+ Serves as conduit between developers, architects, and designers, and with internal business partners and/or vendor companies

+ Provides technical/functional assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements

+ Creates process flows and business flows by collaborating with the development and business teams

+ Creates system reference guides and system and process diagrams

+ Participates in iteration planning, story estimation, daily stand-up meetings, demos, and retrospectives, as a team member

+ Facilitates brainstorming sessions and advocates creativity, transparency, and honesty

+ Stays abreast of systems technology best practices and changing technologies to maintain domain expertise and make recommendations for enhancements or changes

+ Supports team by assisting with: functionality questions, testing, implementation, and other deployment and delivery functions, as assigned

+ Travels, as required

**All you’ll need for success**

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

+ ​Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Technology, or related field or equivalent experience/training

+ 5 years of full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience working alongside product ownership and software engineers to build, test, and automate testing of large-scale applications

+ 3 years of experience working in an Agile environment

+ Airline industry experience specifically crew management systems

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

+ ​Experience managing or developing applications hosted in a Cloud Environment.

+ Experience with Automation testing techniques and tools (Selenium, BDD, etc.)

**Skills, Licenses & Certifications**

+ Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills in combination with the ability to create flexible, scalable solutions strategically and creatively

+ Proficiency in eliciting and documenting requirements and performing quality assurance using SDLC best practices/standards

+ Advanced understanding of business systems and industry requirements, and full technical knowledge of systems analysis

+ Strong knowledge of the Flight Operating System (FOS) which is a TPF Mainframe System

+ Understands automated testing, testable requirements, and continuous integration

**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: 65839

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.

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