Developer - Information Technology

United Airlines Inc. - Chicago, IL

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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

We are looking for a full-time team member to assist in the development, testing and support of customer facing web applications. You will be working on applications written using .NET, c#, MVC and SQL Server. The position will be involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). The Mid-Level Developer works as a team member along with several other senior developers and architects.

Design, develop and modify software applications/systems according to specifications
Maintains existing application
Implements new features by gathering/understanding requirements, performing design, coding, unit testing, and documentation
Resolve production tickets on a timely fashion
Consults with Business Analysts and business partners on potential software solutions for business specifications
Provides support to the software development leads (Senior Developer) during the design portion of the SDLC
Works on one or more projects; may work as a project leader
Works on moderate to complex projects
Support and troubleshoot software systems as required, optimizing performance, resolving problems, and providing follow-up on all issues and solutions
Develop appropriate software documentation as outlined in IDF
Complete comprehensive unit testing on all developed/enhanced software
Provides direction tools, technical and process support to less senior developers


Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent degree required
6+ years of experience with .Net and MVC
6 or more years of experience in application design, development, installation, modification; depth; industry exp.; project mgt.; structured design, development and implementation of new computing architectures
Demonstrate advance knowledge of SDLC processes, inputs/outputs , standards and best practices
Demonstrate advance knowledge of development methodologies, software design and design patterns, integration standards as well as its applicability at coding and testing cycles
Demonstrate advance knowledge of software engineering best practices such as: versioning and versioning control, software packaging and software release management
Demonstrate advance knowledge of the application of development domain areas and specific technologies and tool set
Creativity & Innovation
Effective Communication (verbal + written)
Knowledgeable of Technology & Systems
Technical writer
Problem solver
Attention to detail
Working knowledge of business
Excel at coding and on time delivery of quality components and or applications
Excel at component and unit testing of following standard practices and methodologies
Excel utilizing the technologies and domain knowledge with the delivery of developed components or integrated components
Excel at working problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires review of a variety of factors
Excel at triage or analysis of situations for production support
Proficient with on time delivery with minimal supervision
Effective participant of requirements gathering, requirement analysis
Proficient at applications and component design following a prescribed architecture and technology footprint
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

Agile Methodologies
.Net, C, C++, C#, Java
HTML, Java Script (Angular 2.0, JS), CSS
SQL, Oracle Experience, Relational DB Experience
Code Repositories like TFS
Microsoft Office tools, Power point, Excel
Chef/Ansible, Configuration tools
Dev Ops Experience
Infrastructure knowledge
Windows Server 2012
Cloud technologies Azure, AWS
UI Analytics (Google Analytics)
Exposure to APPD & Dynatrace
Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment
Mobile Technologies
Exposure to Couchbase NoSQL DB

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