Southwest Airlines People Department
2702 Love Field Dr. Tel: no calls
HDQ-4HR Fax: 214-792-5015
Dallas, TX 75235
POSITION TITLE : System Engineer I (C/Unix/Motif)
SKILLS REQUIREMENTS: 6-8 years C programming on Unix platforms
LOCATION : TX 214 Dallas
PAY RATE : negotiable
LENGTH : permanent
POSITION ID: SYHDQ0171
EMAIL: [email protected]
COMMENTS: For immediate consideration please fax your résumé to
214-792-7015 or mail to:
Southwest Airlines Co.
P.O. Box 36644
Dallas, TX 75235-1644
Please include SYHDQ0171 in the objective statement of
your résumé. A cover letter is not necessary.
Position Title: Systems Engineer I (C / Unix)
Summary of Essential Job Functions:
The purpose of this position is to provide outstanding
Customer service by supporting or designing and
developing information technology solutions that meet
business needs, and are operationally excellent and
cost effective, while exhibiting outstanding
leadership and Southwest Airlines spirit.
Participates in the analysis and design of new
solutions or enhancements to existing applications or
a suite of integrated systems, typically used by one
Assists Customers and other Systems staff in
identifying appropriate technologies for business
requirements of an assigned project, sub-system or
suite of integrated applications.
Works with the project team to help ensure systems
developed are open, scaleable and in compliance with
standardized Southwest Airlines technical
Assists project teams with technical evaluations and
May also design, code, test, install and/or support
these solutions or enhancements.
Communicates and coordinates efforts effectively
across interdepartmental teams with impacted
Participates in the development of project plans,
project schedules, and status reports that address
Customer and Systems Leadership needs.
May function in the role of Project Leader,
responsible for managing small to medium technical
Required specialized background and skills:
C programming on a Unix platform, Sybase, and TCP/IP
programming is required.
On-call production support experience is required.
Qualifications and Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalency plus a college
degree or comparable business and data processing
Five to seven years of related experience, including
two to three years of analysis.
Skilled in all aspects of the Systems Development Life
Able to read, analyze and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical
procedures and government regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence and
Demonstrated ability to understand and document
Demonstrated ability to work within an established
timeframe to complete a task.
Ability to effectively present information (verbal and
written) and respond to questions from groups of
managers, Customers and peers.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a
variety of variables in situations where only limited
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions
furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form.
Must have authorization to work in the United States
as defined by the Immigrations Reform Act of 1986.