Delta Air Lines, Inc. Sr. Developer / Enterprise Mobile in Atlanta, Georgia

Join Delta IT on our journey to becoming the best IT organization in the airline industry.

Delta IT is on a journey of transformation. We are changing the way we do business from top to bottom. As thought-leaders within Delta, we strive to create meaningful and innovative solutions and are looking for team members to help us realize our vision.

Delta IT employees are thinkers, doers, innovators.

We are proactive.

We are collaborative.

We deliver impact to our customers.

Join us on our transformation journey in becoming a world-class IT organization at the world's best airline!

JOB OVERVIEW

The Enterprise Mobility Group is looking for a motivated, talented, and experienced Senior Enterprise Mobile Developer - Xamarin, who is passionate about innovation, to help us build and run a highly efficient, scalable, and customizable Mobile Applications for our various enterprise teams.

This is an opportunity to drive and implement the long-term vision for the future of Delta Air Lines' as it relates to Enterprise Mobile solutions. As a passionate Mobile Developer, you will have an opportunity to change how 80,000 employees of Delta make use of Mobile technology to create a unique customer experience. You will be ultimately responsible to work with a team of individuals working in an agile setup that improve the airline experience for Delta Air Lines customers and employees.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS ROLE

  • Bring a new market leading app to life from the ground up utilizing the Xamarin platform and our existing Microsoft stack.

  • Establish Mobile framework and develop reusable components to expedite the delivery of Mobile solutions

  • Ability to adopt frequent upgrades on major Mobile platforms (iOS, Android and Windows Phone)

  • Code for native apps for both iOS and Android, using both API calls to the existing application and embedding business logic into the app

  • Perform unit testing to ensure the quality of your work

  • Raise questions and suggestions to the product owner about enhancements and potential gaps in requirements

  • Identify and integrate third-party controls as needed to quickly achieve desired functionality

  • Work with the support team to troubleshoot app errors -- and then code fixes to solve those issues

  • Create proof of concept prototypes for new features

  • Lead peer design reviews, code reviews, and enforcing standard coding practices to ensure quality releases

  • Be responsible for developing solid architecture for your features, justifying alternatives, and getting signoff from your peers

  • Identify and address ripple effects from your changes in other parts of the application

  • Perform code reviews

  • Code for performance and maintainability

  • Follow (and help shape) team coding standards, including using comments well to pay it forward for teammates who will later maintain your code

  • Proactively raise relevant questions about requirements and approaches

  • Seek new ways to improve your methods and skill set

  • Be proactive in your approach to problem identification and resolution

  • Work closely with other developers and QA engineers to achieve a high level of code coverage and even coach other team members

  • Actively involved in creating a learning organization to improve processes and performance

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? / WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED?

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, engineering or related discipline

  • 8+ years of experience in developing mobile solution with strong expertise on the iOS or Android platforms

  • 3+ years of Xamarin experience

  • Experience with mobile-specific functionality, such as location, push notifications, camera interaction, and cross-app interaction

  • Designed and developed apps that use both APIs and business embedded logic to achieve the mobile app's desired functionality

  • Developed apps where the user experience is as important as the business functionality

  • Learned firsthand how to optimize apps for performance

  • The interest in understanding the business behind the software instead of blindly "coding to requirements."

  • An innate desire for your code to operate error-free, with flawless appearance, across all supported browsers and devices BEFORE you hand it off to QA

  • Proficient in latest development tools/environments. Experience with Code Collaborator, SonarQube, Jenkins, Git and Nuget preferred

  • Experienced in end-to-end Enterprise mobile development lifecycle with understanding of app distribution, MDM/MAM, mobile security, connectivity

  • Worked with collaboration tools such as JIRA or VersionOne supporting Agile environment

  • Be highly adaptable, a driver of change, and capable of quickly rallying teams

  • A desire to learn and apply new technology to create more engaging, easier, and valuable applications

  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver market-ready products within tight deadlines

  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations, with minimal direct guidance

  • Experience in and knowledge of the airline industry is a plus with a strong business knowledge and understanding of airport systems

Delta Air Lines develops both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and well-being.

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