Republic Airways Holdings IT Senior Developer in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category: Information Technology

At Republic Airline, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!

POSITION PURPOSE

Performs full life cycle software development. Reviews, evaluates, designs, develops, tests, and implements department, and enterprise applications and solutions. Develops solutions by guiding development of program specifications; validating design and architecture; overseeing testing efforts; leading software engineers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Leading development efforts enterprise wide with ownership of high level reviews of applications and architecture with the rest of the development group.

  • Heading development of enterprise software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, design, architecture, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.

  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.

  • Supports, develops and code reviews with software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.

  • Leads other developers and collaborates with designers and product owners to develop new features consistent with product roadmap.

  • Defines programming standards and best practices for all developers. Ensures production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards are adhered to; identifying work process improvements; able to quickly implement new technology.

  • Collaborates with business departmental management to create roadmaps for applications, defining software development plans, including scoping, scheduling, and implementation.

  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

  • Serves as a liaison with network administrators, systems analysts, vendors, customers, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems.

  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.

  • Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ years of software development.

  • Strong understanding of agile development and software engineering best practices

  • Able to articulate and demonstrate a strong personal set of first principles for software development.

  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple, complex projects in varying stages of development under time pressure and deadlines

  • Flexible and adaptable to learning and understanding new technologies

  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Highly self-motivated and directed

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Studies or related area.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

DECISION MAKING

Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction. Decisions often require some thought and are

somewhat structured. Decisions tend to be of moderate cost.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to talk or hear up to 35% of the time.

  • Able to sit over 70% of the time.

  • Able to focus with clear vision at 20 inches or less (computer screen).

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight stays.

Republic Airline is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of approximately 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 950 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,500 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com at http://http//www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the company on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, and connect on Facebook or LinkedIn.