Developer II (Python Developer) - S3

Company : United Airlines
Job Description

United's Digital Technology team designs, develops, and maintains massively scaling technology solutions brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics, and digital solutions.

Our Values: At United Airlines, we believe that inclusion propels innovation and is the foundation of all that we do. Our Shared Purpose: "Connecting people. Uniting the world." drives us to be the best airline for our employees, customers, and everyone we serve, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. Our team spans the globe and is made up of diverse individuals all working together with cutting-edge technology to build the best airline in the history of aviation.

With multiple employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities and world-class benefits like health insurance, parental leave, and space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work that will make you feel welcome and accepted. Come join our team and help us make a positive impact on the world.

Job Overview And Responsibilities

United Airlines’ Customer Technology Platform department partners with business and technology leaders across the company to create high performing services and real time messaging applications across key airline functionalities such as Booking, Check-in, Payment, Reservation systems and Operational Systems to help support the commercial and digital Channels of United.

As a software developer in the Data Enablement team, you will be responsible for the development of mission critical applications, while working with a team of developers. This individual will build high performing, real-time middleware solutions in the extremely critical domains of Baggage, Flight Operations, Reservation Management and Check-in. You will play a large role in building data caches and real time messaging applications, used by operational and commercial systems across the company. Additionally, as a developer, you will build these applications with a focus on delivering cloud based solutions. The individual will use leading edge technologies and enterprise grade integration software on a daily basis.
Participate in full development life cycle including requirements analysis and design
Serve as technical expert on development projects
Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements
Support, maintain, and document software functionality
Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation
Analyze code to find causes of errors and revise programs as needed
Participate in software design meetings and analyze user needs to determine technical requirements
Consult with end user to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs
Recognized as expert in field, knowledgeable of emerging trends and industry practices
Conducts the most complex and vital work critical to the organization
Works without supervision with complete latitude for independent judgment
May mentor less experienced peers and display leadership as needed
This position is offered on local terms and conditions. Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded.

United Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.


Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Management Information Systems and/or equivalent work experience
2+ years of experience in design, development, documenting, testing, and debugging of new and existing software systems and/or applications for market sale or large-scale proprietary software for internal us
Excellent knowledge of object-oriented systems design and application development
Strong knowledge of Java, SQL and Design Patterns
Experience in Messaging, EAI, CEP and In-memory Distributed Caching platforms (like CouchBase)
Proficiency in Software Development best practices such as - Continuous Integration, Unit/Integration testing, Code reviews
2 years of Java and Web Services development
About 4 weeks of travel to US in a year may be needed
Must be legally authorized to work in India for any employer without sponsorship
Must be fluent in English (written and spoken)
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems
Project experience in TIBCO technologies, Business Works, Business Events, Active Spaces, EMS
Familiarity with native Cloud technologies/patterns (AWS/Azure), Docker containers and Container Orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes
Airline industry experience