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Alaska Airlines Product Manager III in Seattle, Washington


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.


Role Summary

The Senior Product Manager is responsible for being the internal thought leader for achieving company initiatives by setting the product vision and establishing a well refined backlog that achieves the established business objectives. This role will be co-located with an Agile delivery team, to build a backlog in a way which allows the teams to ship new functionality daily.

Scope & Complexity

This individual contributor is a lead subject matter expert in managing product development activities for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air.

Key Duties

  • Manages the entire product line life cycle, from strategic planning to tactical activities.

  • Defines and executes product strategies and creates/maintains product roadmaps to maximize revenue growth opportunities, prioritize customer needs, and lead market innovation to improve competitive positioning.

  • Drives a solution set across multiple agile development teams through market requirements, product contract, and positioning.

  • Develops and implements a go-to-market plan, working with and influencing all departments to execute.

  • Writes user stories that meet INVEST criteria while partnering with engineering team to ensure each story is small enough to deliver within a sprint.

  • Prepares and presents business cases to key stakeholders and executive leadership that clearly describe strategy, tactical objectives, and business results.

  • Collaborates with leadership to define and communicate ongoing product plans to continually improve the customer/end-user experience leveraging data, user feedback, and product performance.

  • Manages stakeholder relationships to provide transparency on product roadmap and how work is prioritized.

  • Defines and analyzes comprehensive metrics to inform the success of products post implementation, provide course correction, and improvement and ongoing strategic planning.

  • Actively seeks out and develops new cross divisional relationships to ensure the customer journey is supported across all channels.

Job-Specific Skills, Experience & Education


  • 7 years of experience in product management, program management, or product ownership, with at least 2 of these years working with Agile methodologies.

  • A Bachelor's degree in business, finance, computer science, or related field. An additional two years of training/experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Advanced knowledge writing user stories, INVEST criteria, acceptance tests, etc.

  • Demonstrated decision making, collaboration, consensus building, negotiation, and teamwork skills.

  • Ability to present to technical and non-technical both inside and outside of Alaska Airlines.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with diverse audiences, including both technical and non-technical customers, colleagues, and executives.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).


  • Experience with ATDD, BDD, Sabre GDS and mobile product development.

  • A Master's degree in Business Administration.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.


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.

Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.

Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines participate in E-Verify, a service of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA), where required.

Job ID 35505

Location Seattle, WA

FLSA Status Exempt

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular