United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis

Information Technology


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

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

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 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! 

 The Portfolio Architect owns technical decisions and directions for their portfolio. Designs applications and platforms required to automate business processes and meet business needs as an integrated solution. The resulting design may run on multiple platforms and may be composed of multiple software packages and custom components. Assumes overall technical responsibility for the success of cloud / non-cloud solution construction, implementation and system integration.  

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Overseeing each phases of software application development to ensure a high level of quality for each assigned project. 
  • Developing and defining business and technical operating procedures and standards. 
  • Identifying application and business requirements by communicating with technical teams and clients. 
  • Keeping abreast of, recommending and driving new technologies towards implementation and exploitation. 
  • Architect specializations will include: App/Integration, DevSecOps, Site Reliability, Platform, Security. 

Why You’ll Love Delta! 

Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values – Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Perseverance, and Servant Leadership – every day, in everything we do. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while providing phenomenal 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 & wellness benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits 
  • Domestic and International Flight privileges for employees and eligible family members 
  • Career development programs are available for your long-term career goals  
  • Access to subsidized and vetted Backup Care for children, adults, and pets through Care.com 

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • 10 or more years in a Software Architecture or Lead Software Engineering capacity at enterprise scale. 
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience with Enterprise Software application design and development both on-prem and cloud
  • Experience with the architecture and design of enterprise software solutions, applications, integrations, security and platform engineering. 
  • Mentor and evolve staff Software Engineers with standard methodologies and leadership. 
  • Experience defining and maintaining accountability to Architectural Design Patterns and serving as a technology domain’s escalation point. 
  • Highly proficient with leading Agile methodologies, DevOps principles, practices, and tools. 
  • Expertise in Application Security principles and 12-factor application development principles. 
  • Experience working with microservices architecture, messaging middleware and developing cloud native applications is required.
  • Web application frameworks like JQuery, Springboot, GraphQL, AngularJS, Node.js is required.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms such as OpenShift (Kubernetes) and AWS
  • Experience in VersionOne, GIT, CICD, TDD and DevOps is required
  • Experience with agile development with frequent releases is a plus
  • Experience in designing and implementing enterprise scale RESTful services
  • Experience developing POCs and should be passionate to innovate new solution Ensure that the Delta methodology, standards and procedures are adopted and implemented.
  • Experience working with outside vendors or consultants to ensure project or product integrity.
  • Large project experience with high transaction volumes is required
  • Act as a Point of contact for technical issues, creating documentation, monitoring service levels.
  • Accepts a diverse set of people, thinking and styles 
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority 
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates that privacy is a priority when handling personal data
  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field is preferred.
  • Experience working in an airline technology environment is preferred.
  • 10 + years of Software Development experience and/or architecture is preferred
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience with building both on-prem and cloud solutions
  • Proactive in nature with customer satisfaction as a primary goal
  • Highly motivated and keen to work in a fast-paced organization
  • Have experience working with diverse teams located in various countries
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced technology environment, interacting with product owners, business analysts, software engineers/developers and testers
  • A system engineering or developer background with the ability to learn quickly and share knowledge with the broader team
  • Infrastructure as Code Configuration management tools, CI/CD tools (Tekton, AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins etc.)
  • Monitoring tools (Prometheus, Cloudwatch, SumoLogic, Splunk, New Relic, and the likes etc.)