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Alaska Airlines Senior Security Automation Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Company Alaska Airlines

The Team

It should come as no surprise that Alaska Airlines is recognized as one of Seattle’s most desirable companies for engineers and technology professionals. Our technology teams are regularly disrupting the way our guests experience air travel. We are innovators and creators, striving to continually improve our award-winning technology in ways that make travel as simple, enjoyable and seamless as possible. We are not content to rest on our successes. We take pride in the fact that our ideas have become the norm across the industry, and we are always thinking about what's next! Our culture of collaboration, history of launching industry-leading products, and experienced teams that work at the highest levels of software development help us to pioneer technologies that are creating an airline people love.

Role Specific Details

The ideal candidate has experience working in or close to CyberSecurity tools and processes. They are passionate about SOAR (Security Orchestration Automation and Response) solutions, thrive on APIs and love to think creatively about making multiple solutions integrate and work together. Well versed in scripting languages such as python and powershell are required.

Role Summary

The Sr Security Engineer is a subject matter expert for security software engineering at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. This role exercises considerable judgement in the developing, designing, building, and maintaining of security solutions and integrations to support various Cybersecurity capabilities.

Key Duties

  • Acts as a security solution expert for security software engineering for the Cybersecurity team.

  • Partners with Security Architecture, Governance, and Threat Defense teams to design and engineer security solutions.

  • Develops solutions and integrations to drive efficiency improvements, advance current capabilities and create new ones.

  • Integrates security requirements into technology lifecycle management and contributes to multiple, large, complex application projects with cross-functional teams and business users.

  • Leverages creative thinking and innovation, with pragmatic outcomes, that build constructive business relationships and gain the trust of others.

  • Performs security solution reviews and identifies opportunities for continuous process and technology improvements.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required

  • 4 years of experience in development, security engineering, security operations, or relevant field.

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in computer science, systems engineering, information technology, management information systems, or a related discipline; or an additional 2 years of experience in lieu of this degree.

  • Experience coding with Python or Ruby or similar and providing integrations with REST or SOAP API’s.

  • Knowledge of security best practices

  • Demonstrated experience in advising and serving as a technical expert within a team

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to analyze, organize and simplify complex problems to develop practical solutions

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

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

Preferred

  • 5 years of ITS experience

  • Industry certification in information security (e.g. CISA, CISSP, and/or GIAC).

  • Cloud Security experience (AWS and Azure), including both IaaS and PaaS models.

  • Experience integrating diverse systems (e.g., SIEM, Log Aggregation, AV/AM, Enterprise Detection and Response, Threat Intel and other tools) to drive efficiency in Incident Response and Threat Hunting.

  • Proven experience developing and executing plans, meeting deadlines, operating under tight time constraints.

  • Experience monitoring trends in information technology, identity & access, and security that could have an impact on the security of the organization's products, processes, infrastructure, or customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and clearly communicate across vast sections of IT and the business, including company leaders.

  • Demonstrated experience making articulate and effective verbal and written presentations to different audiences.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

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

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Additional Details

The ideal candidate has experience working in or close to CyberSecurity tools and processes. They are passionate about SOAR (Security Orchestration Automation and Response) solutions, thrive on APIs and love to think creatively about making multiple solutions integrate and work together. Well versed in scripting languages such as python and powershell are required.

Total Rewards

  • Competitive total rewards package

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • 401k match program

  • Monthly incentive pay plan

  • Annual incentive pay plan

  • Generous paid time off

  • Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Location Seattle
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.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.
We participate in E-Verify, a service of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA), where required.
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Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2020-4804
Category Software & Technology

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