Technical Architect , API Platform
  • Atlanta, United States
  • 1-404-715-2600
17 Feb 2022
Information Technology
5-7 Years
Job Description
Join Delta IT on our journey to becoming the best IT organization in the airline industry.
Delta IT is on a journey to introduce state of the art technologies to support our innovative business needs. 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 strategic high-tech journey in becoming a world-class IT organization at the world's best airline!
  • Assist and advise project teams on project design options
  • Create component design working with the solution architect and implement the design
  • Assist and advise project teams on strategic architectural standards and direction
  • Oversee both high level and detailed technical design reviews
  • Partner with consumers of the platform/services produced under the framework
  • Collaborate with solution architect and business area to analyze technical information and produce quality software
  • Be the technical leader for an agile team
  • Lead the design, development, implementation, and support of information technology solutions encompassing multiple specializations, platforms, and technologies. 
  • Keep abreast of industry trends through benchmarking, participation in professional associations, etc in order to lead strategic business direction
  • Lead creation of processes, tools, and monitoring to proactively identify potential system issues
  • Lead or assist in certifications of new or revised products or tools
  • Provide leadership in communicating and exhibiting leadership vision/strategy
  • Communicate and champion Delta’s values
  • Investigate, troubleshoot and correct system problems as needed
  • Revise, test, and implement software as needed


  • Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science with 8 or more years of software development experience with a minimum of 4 years of experience working with Services and Integration technologies. 
  • Experience working with microservices architecture, messaging middleware and developing cloud native applications is required.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms such as OpenShift (Kubernetes) and AWS
  • API technologies and platforms such as APIGEE and Swagger is required.
  • Web application frameworks like JQuery, Springboot, GraphQL, AngularJS, Node.js is required.
  • Large project experience with high transaction volumes is required
  • Experience using IBM’s DataPower in a Prod environment is a plus.
  • Experience working with business rules engines/business process management systems such as JBPM is required.
  • Experience in VersionOne, GIT and DevOps is required
  • Experience with agile development with frequent releases is a plus
  • Self-motivated individual with strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently and in a collaborative setting
  • Previous experience in supporting large applications in production environment with strong debugging skills required
  • 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.


  • Proactive in nature with customer satisfaction as a primary goal
  • 10 + years of Software Development experience and/or architecture is preferred
  • Must have the ability to listen to customers and colleagues; convey ideas effectively; prepare written documentation
  • Must have the ability to mentor junior developers
  • Must have ability to monitor and support business critical APIs
  • Highly motivated and keen to work in a fast-paced organization
  • Have experience working with diverse teams located in various countries
  • Have a proven history of building consensus and driving results across teams and organizations
  • Delta Air Lines develops both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and well-being.
  • Airline industry knowledge is a plus

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