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Alaska Airlines Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Company Alaska Airlines

Role Summary

The Senior Software Engineer is a subject matter expert in full-stack software engineering at Alaska Airlines. As an individual contributor, this role exercises considerable judgment to make decisions that support our products top-to-bottom and ship software on a regular basis (anywhere from daily to every two weeks). This role also provides recommendations to address challenges while working in an agile environment with product owners.

Key Duties

  • Acts as a subject matter expert in full-stack engineering on a scrum delivery team, collaborating with product owners, designers, and other engineers to deliver business value on an iterative basis.

  • Coaches and influences team-members on best practices and emerging technologies.

  • Solves complex technology and business problems with new and creative methods.

  • Architects, engineers, tests, deploys, and supports highly scalable and maintainable 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), and continuous integration.

  • Actively engages in the technology industry, networks and understands how evolving technologies can benefit our organization.

  • Influences cross-functionality and partners with other disciplines to develop strategy.

  • Develops a solid understanding of the team’s guest experience, business, and systems.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required

  • 4 years of experience in software engineering or related area.

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.

  • Experience in the following:

  • Angular, TypeScript, and .NET Core

  • Acting as a full-stack software engineer building custom, high scale, n-tier applications using object-orientated languages (c#, java, etc.).

  • Developing web or mobile applications using modern technologies (react, swift, etc.)

  • Utilizing appropriate design patterns to create clean, maintainable, and performant code.

  • Expertise with TDD, unit testing, pair 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 other software engineers.

Preferred

  • Experience building high-scaled distributed systems running in cloud environments.

  • Experience with DevOps practices and supporting tools.

  • Experience in agile/lean development methodologies.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

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

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
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 5/28/2021
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.
Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2021-5233
Category Software & Technology

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