Southwest Airlines Remote Jobs | Immediately Hiring for 2022

By | June 24, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Tech Lead Software Engineer

Salary : $135000 per year

Company : Southwest Airlines Co.

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : High School


 Employees will be provided the same concern respect and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.


Leads and motivates a Team of developers in the planning delivery and operation of highly reliable software. Closely collaborates with the Business and other Stakeholders to ensure software meets functional and non-functional expectations. Acts as an interface between the Development Team and Leadership. Allocates time across these key activities: Project Leadership – ~50% Technical Leadership/Mentoring – ~ 30% Software Development/System Engineering ~20%.

  • Accountable for the technical quality of the software that the Development Team produces
  • Builds and cultivates the Development Team ensuring capacity and skillsets are aligned to meet ongoing delivery expectations
  • Partners and regularly collaborates with all levels from Team members up to Senior Leadership
  • Defines current transitional and future state application roadmaps in collaboration with Solution Architects
  • Reviews functional and non-functional requirements and ensures success criteria is clearly outlined
  • Provides accurate development estimates in support of feasibility assessments and planned development activities
  • Creates maintains reviews and approves application designs in collaboration with Solution Architects and shared services Teams ensuring alignment to the appropriate solution architectures and taking tradeoffs into account
  • Creates maintains and reviews technical documentation ensuring clarity conciseness and completeness
  • Develops maintains and reviews software with a focus on quality and maintainability
  • Develops maintains reviews and executes unit functional and integration tests with a focus on automation and test-driven development
  • Provides technical oversight for performance testing ensuring plan and outcomes align to expected non-functional requirements
  • Plans and oversees application deployment activities and sequencing in non-production and production environments
  • Refactors and improves applications including ongoing technology refreshes
  • Investigates new technologies that could improve the applications and development activities
  • Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies practices concepts and technologies obtained through formal training and/or work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one required programming language and at least general knowledge of one or more additional programming languages
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology and principles
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a proactive mindset to get ahead of issues
  • Able to effectively assess and quantify technical capabilities of the Team and potential candidates for the Team
  • Excellent communicator with ability to articulate (verbally and visually) ideas approaches concepts options risks impacts and recommendations to technical non-technical and Leadership audiences with ability to adapt the message accordingly
  • Able to articulate the technical implementation and how it provides business value
  • Ability to lead ideation presentation and group-thinking sessions
  • Required: High School Diploma or GED
  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience – BS Business Engineering Computer Science Information Systems or equivalent formal training required
  • Required: 5 Years – Work experience as a Software Engineer or equivalent role
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  • Ability to perform work duties from [limited space work station/desk/office area] for extended periods of time
  • Ability to communicate and interact with others in the English language to meet the demands of the job
  • Ability to use a computer and other office productivity tools with sufficient speed and accuracy to meet the demands of the job
  • Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.

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