United Airlines Manager – IT Applications Development in Houston, Texas

Manager – IT Applications Development


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Manager – IT Applications Development

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In this IT Applications Development Manager role at United Airlines, you are an integral member of the IT Crew Planning team. You will be responsible for Managing the day to day delivery activities associated with the Flight Operations Manpower Planning business area. You’ll work closely with United’s IT business teams to ensure consistent and stable operations and develop future state technology roadmaps.


  • Manage the day to day delivery activities associated with the Flight Operations Manpower Planning business area

  • Manage the day to day IT delivery activities associated with the Flight Operations Manpower Planning business area

  • Work with Sr IT and Flight Operations Management to help manage United relationship with ALPA from an IT perspective, by providing consistent communication, and planning

  • Lead the FO MPP IT delivery team in the areas of new development utilizing the latest technology combined with existing technology to create solutions for the business that are maintainable and scalable

  • Ensure ongoing IT projects remain on track and track properly against the United's Project Management Life Cycle(PMLC)



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering and/or equivalent work experience required

  • Master’s degree preferred



  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Strong project organizations skill, including prioritization, planning and organization

  • Strong .Net , SQL Server, C# and Web development skills


  • Understanding of performance management, business consulting, project management and

  • applicable technology preferred

  • Guiding Principles: Community of Respect, Delighting the Customer, Transparency, Accountability, Performance



  • 5 years of management experience in an IT or leadership related role required

  • Experience in application development, multiple major project delivering of med-large scale projects/programs

  • Experience required in multiple technical platforms, operating systems, databases and development languages includingbut not limited to web, rich clients 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



Job Information Technology

Primary Location United States-TX-HQS - Houston - Corporate Support Center - Smith

Organization 47 Technology/IT

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: HQS00000941-AM