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United Airlines .Net Developer - IT in Chicago, Illinois


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

We are seeking a .NET developer to join us at our Digital delivery center with primary focus on developing and maintaining the strategic partnership between business needs and technology delivery for our Enterprise Content Management platform. The Developer's role is to lead the efforts to plan, design, develop and launch efficient systems and solutions in support of core organizational functions. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues, opportunities or problems in order to maximize the benefit of IT and Business investments. The Developer is highly experienced and has decision-making authority. The Developer is self - sufficient, requires no direct supervision, and mentors/coaches others. The Developer has extensive knowledge/experience across multiple technologies and business areas.

  • Leads the design, development, and planning for solutions and technology standards to solve complex business problems

  • Participate in the scrum development team as a developer doing .NET web/API development

  • Hands-on API development, Support and troubleshoot software systems as required, optimizing performance, resolving problems, and providing follow-up on all issues and solutions

  • Ensures that systems are properly integrated and reliable

  • Works with business, support, or development teams recommending system enhancements

  • Consults across multiple United Information Technology projects and technology areas to perform troubleshooting, problem management, root-cause analysis, and solution implementation

  • Serves as a resource for technology/project development review and technical assessments

  • Ensures that the technical solutions meet the customers’ business goals

  • Provide consultation and technical leadership in project life cycle planning

  • Ensures consistency and coherence to the enterprise standards and guiding principles throughout the application lifecycle

  • Identifies opportunities to leverage/influence the direction for existing infrastructure and application components

  • Keeps abreast of industry trends through bench-marking, participation in professional associations etc. in order to advise others of strategic technology direction

  • Provides feedback to the enterprise technology owners and Architects regarding future solution needs

  • Understands and applies the enterprise vision and strategy to the project solution while balancing tactical needs to deliver

  • Partner with various business and IT stakeholders in defining domain architecture strategy

  • Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of application architecture and architecture constructs as it connects to the enterprise architecture

  • Demonstrate mastery of the application of development domain areas and multiple technologies and tool set

  • Demonstrate mastery of software engineer


  • Bachelors in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field

  • 2+ years of experience in .NET and sql server development

  • 2+ years of experience in WEB API and micro-service development

  • Business Acumen

  • Creativity & Innovation

  • Persuasion

  • "Big Picture" Thinker

  • Strategic

  • Effective Communication (verbal + written)

  • Understands Technology systems & applications

  • Vendor Management

  • Negotiation

  • Exceptional at coding and on time delivery of quality components and or applications

  • Exceptional at component and unit testing of following standard practices and methodologies

  • Exceptional utilizing the technologies and domain knowledge with the delivery of developed components or integrated components

  • Exceptional at working problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires review of a variety of factors

  • Exceptional at triage or analysis of situations for production support

  • Excel with on time delivery with minimal supervision

  • Effective verbal and written communicator

  • Effective participant of requirements gathering, requirements analysis

  • 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


· Experience in building and supporting large scale enterprise content management system in SDL Tridion or equivalent CMS platform (Adobe, SiteCore )

· SQL Server experience

· Familiarity with Git

· Familiarity with JIRA

· Experience building micro services

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

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled