Alaska Airlines Sr Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job ID: 29432

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Title: Sr Software Development Engineer

REPORTS TO

Software Engineering Manager

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, Costa Rica and Cuba. 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 118 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion. .

POSITION INFORMATION

Role Summary Alaska Airlines is looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer to take part in driving the future of AlaskaAir.com. Our agile development teams are cross-functional and ship software on a regular basis (anywhere from daily to every two weeks). The successful candidate thrives in a fast paced, autonomous team environment and is passionate about building software the right way and teaching that software craftsmanship mentality to others. Additionally, this developer enjoys 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributes as a senior developer on a scrum delivery team, collaborating with product owners, developers, and testers to deliver business value on an iterative basis.

  • Architects, designs, and develops highly scalable and maintainable complex, end-to-end custom, software applications.

  • Ensures delivery high quality software by writing clean code and utilizing pair programming, mobbing, TDD, continuous integration and code reviews.

  • Drives continuous improvement to DevOps practices to increase rate of software delivery.

  • Serves as a mentor and idea leader in continuously improving the team by sharing new technology/process opportunities, and best practices.

  • Stays actively engaged in the technology industry and understands how evolving technologies can benefit our organization.

  • Participates in on-call support rotation.

  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned.

Job-Specific Skills

  • Required

  • A minimum of 5 years of software development experience using C#.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience developing web applications using modern web technologies (Angular, jQuery, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS) and design patterns (MVC/MVP).

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience creating and supporting REST-based services in a high-scaled micro-service architecture.

  • Expertise with TDD, unit testing, pair/mob programming, and other 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.

  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to collaborate with a variety of team.

  • Experience coaching and developing junior developers.

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Preferred

  • Experience building high-scaled distributed systems using Azure or AWS.

  • Experience with DevOps practices and supporting tools.

  • 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.

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree, with a focus in computer science, is preferred.

THE LOCATION

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. Each day, we are guided by our core values of Professionalism, Caring, Resourcefulness, Integrity and Alaska Spirit at work and in our communities. Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. .

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