United Airlines Developer - Information Technology in Chicago, Illinois

Think you are a real team player? Ready to support colleagues with innovative programs and apps? Join the Operations and Employee Technology team and help enable the employees of United Airlines with the best tools to excel at their jobs. Focus on improving platforms, developing best-in-class mobile applications to facilitate collaboration and real-time decision making, and delivering on the digital requests of our front line colleagues.

Developer – IT (Sitecore – FlyingTogether)


As a full stack Sitecore developer for FlyingTogether on the Employee Experience IT Team, you’ll be responsible for designing, developing and supporting our corporate intranet platform, FlyingTogether, that is powered by the Sitecore CMS platform. The primary focus is to transform the digital experience for our employees by enabling a highly personalized, customizable, feature-rich site that allows employees to quickly find information, communicate and gain quick access to the tools and apps they use on a daily basis. The Developer plays an important role in creating and maintaining the strategic partnership between business needs and technology delivery. 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 experienced and self - sufficient in performing his/her responsibilities requiring little supervision, but general guidance and direction.


• Design, develop and modify software applications/systems according to specifications

• Consults with Business Analysts and business partners on potential software solutions for business specifications

• Provides support to the software development leads (Senior Developer) during the design portion of the SDLC

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

• Develop appropriate software documentation as outlined in IDF

• Complete comprehensive unit testing on all developed/enhanced software

• Works on one or more projects; may work as a project leader

• Works on moderate to complex projects

• Provides direction tools, technical and process support to less senior developers

• Demonstrate advance knowledge of SDLC processes, inputs/outputs , standards and best practices

• Demonstrate advance knowledge of development methodologies, software design and design patterns, integration standards as well as its applicability at coding and testing cycles

• Demonstrate advance knowledge of software engineering best practices such as: versioning and versioning control, software packaging and software release management

• Demonstrate advance knowledge of the application of development domain areas and specific technologies and tool set


• BS/BA, preferably in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience, education or training required


• Sitecore certified



  • Ability to complete all phases of SDLC including analysis, design, development, testing and support utilizing Scrum/Agile methodology.

  • Ability to innovate and provide functional applications with intuitive interfaces.

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Strong understanding and demonstrated usage of object-oriented design concepts.

  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • Excellent and clear communication skills.

  • Experience with the following technologies:

  • C#

  • ASP.NET/.NET Framework version 3.x & 4.x

  • MVC



  • Javascript frameworks (Angular, jQuery)

  • Bootstrap/Responsive web site design

  • HTML/CSS/Less

  • 2+ years of experience developing with Sitecore 8.x

  • Glass Mapper 4.3SQL Server (Transact SQL)

  • Team Development for Sitecore (TDS)

  • Git

  • Windows Server 2008 or newer


  • Experience with the following technologies:

  • EXM (Sitecore Email Experience Manager)

  • Telligent

  • Team Foundation Server (TFS)

  • PowerShell

  • Mongo DB

  • Bower/Gulp/NugetCloud technologies (AWS)

  • Google Analytics

  • AppDynamics

  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment

  • Mobile Technologies


  • 4+ years of experience developing web applications for products using ASP.NET, C#, JavaScript technologies and SQL Server Design database schema, developing stored procedures (T-SQL).

  • 2+ years of experience developing with Sitecore 8.x

  • 2+ years of experience in front end UI development for web and mobile responsive web applications


• 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

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

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled