Senior Software Development Engineer, Backend

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Delta Air Lines Inc.
Backend Software Development Engineer, J2EE, WebSphere, JBOSS, OpenShift, MicroServices, API, Swagger, JSON, XML, Postman, SOAP, Spring, Boot, Rest, Security, JMS, Gradle, MyBatis, SLF4J, TDD, Chai, Junit, Jasmine, Cucumber, Jira, Zephyr, Oracle, TOAD, oAUTH2, JWT, PCI, PII, Cloud, RedHat, AWS, Agile, GitHub, Bitbucket, IBM MQ, Digital.AI, VersionOne, MS Office, MS Visio
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

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, backend shall have experience in developing and modifying applications. They have accountability for technology deliverables, developing detailed design documentation and programming.   They have knowledge of API Development and Layered Architecture principles.  They possess strong oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey ideas, reports, issues, and other 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.

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • 5-6 years of J2EE development experience
  • Experience in J2EE with WebSphere Application Server 9.x or JBOSS/OpenShift
  • Microservices/APIs and/or Web Services using:  Swagger, JSON, XML (for Legacy Services) and Postman/SOAPUI
  • Solid Experience with Frameworks:  Spring Frameworks (Boot, Rest, Security, Batch, JMS) or Other Frameworks (Gradle, MyBatis, SLF4J)
  • Developer Testing Experience: TDD (Test Driven Development) using Assertion Libraries (chai, Junit), Jasmine, Cucumber or Test Management Tools (Jira/Zephyr)
  • Solid Database Experience: SQL development Skills (must have), PL/SQL programming experience, Oracle 18c or TOAD
  • CyberSecurity Experience: Implementation oAUTH2 and/or JWT and Concepts (PCI, PII, Privacy Design)
  • Cloud Environment Experience: RedHat OpenShift and AWS
  • Solid grasp of Agile Methodologies.
  • Demonstrable experience with DevOps principles, practices and tools.
  • Experience engineering software within an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure or other prominent enterprise cloud provider.
  • Understanding of the full Software Development Lifecycle, building CI/CD pipelines and practicing Test Driven Development is a requirement.
  • Fundamental Awareness of Application Security principles and 12-factor application development principles is required.
  • Experience with source control, build tools and GIT (GitHub, Bitbucket or other) is required.
  • Embraces a diverse set of 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.
  • Experience with version control software (GitLab)
  • Asynchronous communication with IBM MQ
  • Complex programming, program debugging, data analysis, problem analysis and resolution issues within OO application systems.
  • Communication skills to present ideas and concepts effectively; strong and proven problem solving.
  • Experience with working in an Agile (Digital.AI/VersionOne) environment utilizing DevOps pipelines using Jenkins
  • Self starter, highly motivated individual, and a team player who adapts to a dynamic work environment.
  • MSOffice 
  • MSVisio.
  • Experience working in an airline technology environment.

A career at Delta not only gives you a chance to see the world, we provide excellent benefits to help you keep climbing along the way!

  • Competitive salary, industry leading profit sharing and 401(k) with generous direct contribution and company match
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits
  • A detailed wellness plan that recognizes the importance physical, emotional, financial and social wellbeing
  • Domestic and International flight privileges


Company Information

There are 75,000+ reasons to join Delta—every one of our employees has their own. Some of us want to explore new places. Some are here to explore our own career potential. Some are curious about other cultures, while others want to make a difference where they are. There’s a whole world out there—and another one right here within Delta. Which means that whatever keeps you climbing, you’ll discover it with us.
Since our first passenger flight in 1929, we’ve been in the business of connecting people. Powered by our employees around the world, Delta has led the airline industry in operational excellence while maintaining our reputation for award-winning customer service, safety, and innovation. With our mission of connecting the people and cultures of the globe, Delta strives to foster understanding across a diverse world and serve as a force for social good.

Dice Id : RTX156040
Position Id : Delta15686
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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