Sr Software Engineer - Tech LeadSr Software Engineer - Tech Lead, Dallas, Texas, United States

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We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Responsibilities:

WORK ACTIVITIES/CONTEXT:

  • Leads a team of Software Developers through design and implementation of solutions
  • Collaborates with Solution Architects to ensure alignment of solution with Enterprise Reference Architecture (ERA)
  • Collaborates with Technical Leads across organization to ensure reusability of framework and solution components
  • Collaborates with Solution Architects, Enterprise Product Support and Product support to ensure Non Functional Requirements (NFRs) are implemented in alignment with the ERA
  • Provides technical leadership in estimation exercises during Iteration Planning sessions
  • Collaborates with Product Team to identify dependencies and risks associated with the solution options and proposes appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Ensures quality and maintainability of solution by applying Southwest Technologys development standards, leading code reviews and ensuring good test coverage
  • Ensures best practices for secure development are implemented and followed by the Team.
  • Mentors Developers by coaching them on design & development practices that are consistent with the ERA
  • Leads by example Partners with Quality Lead and Developers to write quality code using Test Driven Development (TDD) ensuring acceptable test coverage
  • Partners with Solution Architects to formulate & execute performance testing strategy and leads remediation effort to address issues
  • Provides Leadership to moderate between competing technical proposals and transforming them into cohesive solutions
  • Partners with Solution Architects, Release Management and Enterprise Product Support Teams to strategize, plan and Lead the transition to support
  • Responsible for immediate response to production program issues.
  • Analyze large, complex, and vague Business or technical problems, articulating the problem or root cause, and translating the analysis into viable solution recommendations.
  • Work effectively in a strong Customer service / team oriented environment.
  • Able to take on multiple assignments, whether administrative or project related, while maintaining a successful level of completion in all responsible work. Able to mentor others to do the same.
  • Prioritize effectively.
  • Develop, present and effectively communicate ideas and strategies to a variety of audiences.
  • Teach and mentor others concerning technical and business subjects.
  • Manage ambiguity in a positive manner.
Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

EDUCATION:

  • BS, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems, or equivalent formal training preferred.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 8+ years of related experience building n-tier applicationsrequired.
  • 2+ years of working in an Agile/Scrum experience required.
  • Experience creating accurate estimates (in an agile environment) for leadership required.
  • Excellent understandingof and experience with service oriented architecture required.
  • Excellent understanding of enterprise level deployment and production environments and the architectures thereof required.
  • Excellent understanding of and experience with API security preferred.
  • Experience managing offshore development teamspreferred.
  • Experience using IntelliJ IDE preferred.
  • Experience building XML APIs as well as REST-based APIsrequired.
  • Hands on experience with Java andSpringrequired.
  • Experience as a Tech lead required.
  • Airline or travel industry software experience preferred.
  • Experience with Jenkins or Gradle preferred.
  • Experience doing and mentoring others to do Test Driven Developmentrequired.
  • Experience with an ALM tool preferably JIRArequired.
  • Experience with continuous integration and testing automation preferred.
  • Experience with Jbehave or any BDD tool preferred.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

  • May be asked on occasions to lift and/or pull weights loads of approx. 20 lbs. on a periodic basis.
  • May require extended work hours per Leaders' request.
  • May be asked to climb, bend, kneel, crawl, and stoop on a periodic basis.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK STYLE:

Core Knowledge:

  • Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies, practices, concepts, and technologies obtained through formal training and / or work experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one required programming language.

Critical Skills:

  • Excellent partnering, communication, and negotiation skills in working with various Technology or partner Teams.
  • Able to analyze large, complex, and vague Business or technical problems, articulating the problem or root cause, and translating the analysis into viable solution recommendations.
  • Able to work effectively in a strong Customer service / team oriented environment.
  • Able to take on multiple assignments, whether administrative or project related, while maintaining a successful level of completion in all responsible work. Able to mentor others to do the same.
  • Able to prioritize effectively.
  • Able to develop, present and effectively communicate ideas and strategies to a variety of audiences.
  • Able to teach and mentor others concerning technical and business subjects.
  • Able to manage ambiguity in a positive manner.

Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Limited travel with potential for increased/decreased travel based upon Technology Department needs.

Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines.

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Code
2016-13842
Employment Type
Full-Time
Job Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
Required Trades
IT/ Software
Required Certifications
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Job Posted Date
2016-03-08
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