Alaska Airlines Sr. ETL Developer, Data Services 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 Data Services Team owns the design, build, maintenance, quality, and expansion of the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW). This EDW houses key data that is used across the organization for critical decision making and to run the Business. We are looking for the Senior ETL Developer to play an integral role in every step of the process, and to provide thought-leadership in the areas of design, data modeling, and ETL development best practices.

Scope & Complexity This position supports complex software development activities for Alaska Airlines.

Key Duties

  • Plays a lead role in the areas of ETL design, data modeling, and ETL development

  • Facilitates best practice guidelines around all stages of development

  • Provides technical leadership to serve as point of escalation, review, and approval for key issues, significant projects, and decisions

  • Able to work with stakeholders, and translate requirements to design and build a solution that will meet Business needs and integrate seamlessly with the EDW

  • Gain team and stakeholder approval for all designs, and effort estimates

  • Research and analyze current systems, subsystems and interfaces to understand the current or new process flow

  • Document work via Functional and Tech Specs

  • Develop unit tests, performance tests, and take into account security requirements

  • Prepare and participate in design and code reviews

  • Analyzes processes for gaps and weaknesses, building future state models and creating the roadmaps and migration plans to get there

  • Communicate progress and work using the Agile Methodology

Job-Specific Skills & Education Required:

  • 5+ years of experience of with Oracle

  • In-depth experience with Data Warehousing: building relational databases, star schemas

  • In-depth of experience with Data Modeling

  • Experience with ODI (Oracle Data Integrator Tool)

  • Experience in the design, implementation, and support of a Kimball method data warehouse on SQL Server or Oracle

  • Strong SQL reading and writing skills

  • Business and/or technical background in the areas of Data Integration (ETL), Data Security, and Enterprise Data Warehouse development

  • Experience in Change Management, Release Management, and Source Code control practices

  • A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree, with a focus in computer science, systems analysis, or a related area, is required

  • Minimum age of 18

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


  • 1+ years airline/travel industry experience

  • 3+ years of experience with OWB (Oracle Warehouse Builder)

  • Experience with SQL Server




Submit your application by 11/29/2018 11:59pm (Pacific Time). We'll be happy to see it.


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: 33145

Location: Seattle, WA

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular