Senior Software Development Engineer, TechOps Technology Solutions

Delta Airlines Atlanta, Georgia
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March 21, 2023
Delta Airlines
Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Software Development Engineer, TechOps Technology Solutions

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Information Technology


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How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

Delta's IT department is undergoing a transformation to change the way we do business from top to bottom. We strive to build innovative solutions that deliver impact to our customers. As we grow, we seek new team members eager to collaborate and advance our mission of becoming a best-in-class IT organization at the world's premier airline

Senior Software Development Engineers build code by using core agile practices such as "keep it simple," test-driven development (TDD), continuous integration, polyglot programming, and microservice design. A SDE focuses on developing and implementing modernized specialized business applications, deploying to development, test, staging, and production.

The Senior Software Development Engineer TechOps Technology Solutions (TTS) will be responsible for designing, developing, documenting, testing, and debugging new and existing software within the TTS suite of applications. The Software Development Engineer must have a strong understanding of user and process requirements and the ability to ensure those requirements can be achieved through quality deliverables.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Designing, prototyping and demonstrating new features and components of front-end and back-end to users to ensure compliance with requirements.
  • Assisting in the design, implementation and optimization of related approaches, tools and workflows.
  • Collaborate with the technical teams, business teams, and product managers to ensure that the code that is developed meets their vision.
  • Design solutions to meet functional and technical requirements.
  • Align to Security/Compliance frameworks and controls requirements.
  • Own quality posture. Write automated tests, ideally before writing code.
  • Write code.
  • Develop delivery pipelines and automated deployment scripts.
  • Configure services, such as databases and monitoring.
  • Implement Service Reliability Engineering.
  • Fix problems from the development phase through the production phase, which requires being on call for production support.
  • This role can sit at our Atlanta, GA or Minneapolis, MN location

Benefits and Perks to Help You Keep Climbing

Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values Care, Integrity, Resilience, Servant Leadership, and Teamwork every day, in everything we do. At Delta, our people are our success. At the heart of what we offer is our focus on Sharing Success with Delta employees. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while earning great compensation and benefits to help you keep climbing along the way:

  • Competitive salary, industry-leading profit sharing program, and performance incentives
  • 401(k) with generous company contributions up to 9%
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits
  • Family care assistance through fertility support, surrogacy and adoption assistance, lactation support, subsidized back-up care, and programs that help with loved ones in all stages
  • Holistic Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health
  • Domestic and International space-available flight privileges for employees and eligible family members
  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals
  • World-wide partnerships to engage in community service and innovative goals created to focus on sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint
  • Business Resource Groups created to connect employees with common interests to promote inclusion, provide perspective and help implement strategies
  • Recognition rewards and awards through the platform Unstoppable Together
  • Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Deltaperks such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • 5 or more years of experience with software development, hands-on troubleshooting, and deployment
  • Authoritative knowledge and experience with PHP
  • Knowledge of Javascript and Javascript frameworks like Angular or react
  • Knowledge of full-stack Cloud-native development, RESTful APIs, and serverless microservices
  • Knowledge and experience with DevOps: Git, Jenkins, and/or Ansible
  • Knowledge and experience with MySQL or a similar relational database platform
  • Knowledge of Microservices.
  • Knowledge of Test Driven Development, data structures, and algorithms
  • Working data modeling skills both for SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL (Cassandra, MongoDB)
  • Must have the ability to clearly communicate with peers, business analysts, and subject matter experts
  • Must have the ability to listen to customers and colleagues; convey ideas effectively; prepare written documentation
  • Proactive in nature with customer satisfaction as a primary goal
  • Embraces Diverse people, thinking, and styles
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority
  • High School diploma, GED or High School Equivalency.
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field.
  • Knowledge and experience with the Travel Industry
  • Knowledge of Cucumber or Jest
  • Knowledge and Experience of Caching Frameworks (IBM ExtremeScale, JBoss Datagrid, Redis)
  • Knowledge and/or experience with messaging solutions such as ActiveMQ or Kafka.
  • Experience in working with test management and agile management tools such as VersionOne, qTest etc.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings through this site, apply for jobs through Delta's online system, or at any point in the selection process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please click here

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