Alaska Airlines Software Engineering Manager, E-commerce in Burlingame, California
WHAT WE'RE ABOUT
We're creating an airline people love. It begins with each Alaska Airlines employee, bringing unique strengths and energy to our work in the air and on the ground. Every day, we go beyond what's expected and reach for the remarkable, together.
Alaska Airlines is seeking a leader to be responsible for a software delivery team supporting our $2.5 billion, multi-channel e-commerce business. This position leads the full-stack engineering team responsible. The successful candidate will lead multiple delivery teams staffed with software engineers. This leader will partner closely with scrum masters, product owners, and product managers to deliver high quality software that achieves business value.
Scope & Complexity
This position supports software and information technology management activities for Alaska Airlines
Leads a High Performing Team
Owns the 'delivery ecosystem' and is responsible for building and supporting a high performance agile culture
Leads a complete delivery team of software engineers to continually enhance and improve the products under their umbrella
Attracts, retains, and cultivates a high performing software development organization
Paints a compelling vision that motivates team members to achieve excellent results
Inspires and empowers the team to collaborate and continually improve their skills and practices
Delivers Great Software
Coaches and mentors delivery team members using agile practices focused on early and continuous delivery of valuable software
Creates and implements strategies to reduce the time it takes to deliver increments of software, including improving continuous integration and continuous delivery
Ensures the team sustains the quality of their software by using practices such as test-driven development, unit testing, mob programming, and continuous deployment
Drives the team to maintain effective processes to ensure high service availability
Partners Closely with Business Stakeholders
Builds a strong, collaborative partnership with stakeholders to deliver software that achieves business objectives
Creates transparency into the delivery team's release plans, progress, and impediments
Contributes ideas to the business roadmap based on awareness of relevant industry trends
Negotiates to ensure technology priorities are pragmatically considered alongside business objectives
Be a Technology Visionary
Working with our Enterprise Architect, sets a technology vision and enlists the team to build a roadmap to achieve said vision
Maintains awareness of emerging technology trends, tools, and frameworks and pragmatically introduces them when they can improve the team's productivity
Collaborates with peer engineering managers within e-commerce to align technology vision and share successes
A minimum of 7 years of software engineering experience
A minimum of 5 years building and supporting high-traffic, transactional, n-tier web sites
A minimum of 2 years of management/leadership experience, leading and mentoring a team of software engineers that build customer-facing, high-scale, custom applications
Proven experience selecting and managing relationships with external vendors to deliver and support technology solutions
Expertise using agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum) to plan and deliver increments of functionality
Expertise coaching teams to adopt Extreme Programming (XP) practices such as TDD, unit testing, and pair programming
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to clearly communicate information technology concepts to executive level management in non-IT terms
Demonstrated experience with technical project management, planning, and effectively meeting deadlines
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 engineering, computer science, math, physics, or a related discipline
Airline or travel industry experience
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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Job ID 33271
Location Burlingame, CA
FLSA Status Exempt
Full/Part Time Full-Time