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United Airlines Senior Engineer - I.T. Engineering in Chicago, Illinois

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The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.

Job overview and responsibilities

As a Senior Engineer for Middleware, you’ll be responsible for activities and projects related to the design, development, implementation, 24x7 middleware environment specifically related to Application server products WebSphere Application server, IBM ODM and Tomcat. Experience with automation for continuous delivery using ansible is preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills and should be able to work in a collaborative environment with ease

  • Experience in WebSphere Application Server and IBM ODM administration, performance tuning, monitoring and implementation of best practices including high availability.

  • Work experience in WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Application server, IBM ODM and Tomcat

  • Experience in performing version upgrades, patching & migration

  • Strong knowledge of scripting using Korn Shell Scripts, Perl etc. Platform RedHat Linux

  • Maintain and ensure availability and capacity of Middleware AppServer products and services and support client applications in a large and complex environment.

  • Expert ability to install, upgrade, maintain and Support Middleware AppServer products and services in a large enterprise environment.

  • Strong working knowledge and hands-on support experience with Microsoft Windows and UNIX/Linux server operating systems.

  • Expert ability to diagnose and resolve complex problems in a Middleware AppServer environment.

  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or 8 years’ experience required

  • 8+ years of IT experience.

  • 5+ years of Application server technologies (WebSphere Application server, Tomcat, IBM ODM).

  • 1+ year of automation with Ansible.

  • IBM WebSphere Application Server System Administration

  • IBM Operations Decision Manager

  • IBM Websphere App Server


  • Oracle Weblogic

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • 2+ years of IBM MQ.

  • 2+ years if WebLogic.

  • Kubernetes

  • Docker

  • Containerization Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled