Associate Developer - Information Technology

United Airlines
Houston, TX
Job Type
Junior, Senior level

Job Description


There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path towards becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

We believe that inclusion propels innovation and is the foundation of all that we do. United's Digital Technology 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. Our team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics, and digital solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

The Associate Developer plays the support role in creating and maintaining software solutions supporting United's business requirements. The Associate Developer's role is to develop, design, create, and modify software applications/systems to support core business functions. This individual will apply proven technical, communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help develop/design/implement software applications/systems to improve IT's benefit to United.

On the Travel Readiness team, the Associate Developer will be part of a team that is critical to the success of the customer’s travel journey. The Travel Readiness team is responsible for checking in customers, checking international travel documents and ensuring those customers are a green light to travel on their trip. The individual will build and enhance the Check In service layer software to meet the needs of our growing customer base and business demands.

  • Design, develop and modify software applications/systems according to specifications
  • Consults with Business Analysts and business partners on potential software solutions for business specifications
  • Provides support to the software development leads during the design portion of the SDLC
  • Support and solve 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

United values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table!


What’s needed to succeed (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's degree in Technical or Scientific field
  • 2+ experience in application design, development, installation and modification of software
  • C# .Net with backend API/services experience
  • AWS exposure
  • Knowledge and experience in developing APIs/services
  • Knowledge and experience in SQL
  • Basic knowledge of one of main programming languages (C#, .Net). Being able to write code that successfully accepts user input and converts it into output
  • Basic understanding of Git and GitHub
  • Experience writing and running unit tests alongside code development in their local environments
  • Understands the value of unit tests from a conceptual level
  • Exposure to the importance and methods behind non-functional testing such as Load Testing
  • 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

What will help you propel from the pack (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Computer Science
  • AWS exposure

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. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact to request accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
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