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ALASKA AIRLINES' STORY
Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected names in aviation and flies throughout its namesake state and the Lower 48, as well as to Hawaii, Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Alaska Native painted on the tails of our aircraft. Guided by what we call the "Alaska Spirit", we pride ourselves on providing a lifeline to remote communities while delivering renowned service to everyone we fly. This commitment has brought us national and international recognition. We've been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and others. Alaska, with Virgin America, is the premier airline for people on the West Coast, and together with its sister carrier Horizon Air, flies to more than 115 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion.
The e-commerce department of Alaska Airlines is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to take help build the next generation of our digital experience. Our agile development teams develop and support our products top-to-bottom and ship software on a regular basis (anywhere from daily to every two weeks). A successful candidate will thrive in a fast paced, autonomous team environment and is passionate about building software the 'right' way and teaching that software craftsmanship mentality to others. Finally, they will enjoy the reward of delivering business value quickly, while working with product owners to help craft their roadmaps in pieces that can be delivered in an incremental nature.
Scope & Complexity
This position supports complex software development activities for Alaska Air Group (AAG) and its subsidiaries.
Contributes as a lead developer on an agile delivery team, collaborating with product owners, designers, and other developers to deliver business value on an iterative basis.
Architects, designs, and develops complex, end-to-end custom, software applications.
Ensures delivery of high-quality software by writing clean code and utilizing pair programming, test-driven development (TDD), continuous integration, and code reviews.
Is accountable for establishing a technology roadmap and guiding the team to make progress against it each sprint.
Influences department-wide technology strategy and works across teams to evangelize the improvement of our technology.
Remains actively engaged in the technology industry and understands how the evolving technologies can benefit AAG and its customers.
Participates in on-call support rotation.
Performs other responsibilities as assigned.
A minimum of 7 years of software development experience building custom, high scale, n-tier applications using modern object-orientated languages such as C# or Java
A minimum of 5 years of experience creating and supporting high-scale micro-services.
Expertise with TDD, unit testing, pair programming, and other Extreme Programming (XP) techniques.
Strong interpersonal skills and the confidence to socialize and introduce new ideas and technologies to communities of developers.
High degree of professionalism, customer service orientation, initiative, flexibility, and the ability to multi-task.
Expertise coaching and mentoring developers.
Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to collaborate with a variety of team members.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum age of 18.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree, with a focus in computer science, is strongly preferred.
Experience building high-scaled distributed systems using Azure or AWS.
Expertise with modern design principles (e.g., SOA, SOLID, etc.).
Experience with DevOps practices and supporting tools.
Experience in Agile/Lean development methodologies.
Experience negotiating requirements with stakeholders directly.
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
The location for this position is in Seattle, Washington
OUR CULTURE - ALASKA AIRLINES
For eligible employees, our company offers a unique total rewards package that few companies can match, including insurance coverage for medical, dental and vision care, 401(k) retirement savings plans, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program. Our values reflect who we are at work and in our communities: Own Safety, Do the Right Thing, Be Kind-Hearted, Deliver Performance, and Be Remarkable. Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.
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Job ID: 32353
Location: Seattle, WA
Full/Part Time: Full-Time