Alaska Airlines Sr Software Development Engineer, Day of Travel in Seattle, Washington
ALASKA AIRLINES' STORY
Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected names in aviation and flies throughout its namesake state and the Lower 48, as well as to Hawaii, Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Alaska Native painted on the tails of our aircraft. Guided by what we call the "Alaska Spirit", we pride ourselves on providing a lifeline to remote communities while delivering renowned service to everyone we fly. This commitment has brought us national and international recognition. We've been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and others. Alaska, with Virgin America, is the premier airline for people on the West Coast, and together with its sister carrier Horizon Air, flies to more than 115 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion.
Role Summary The e-commerce department of Alaska Airlines is looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer to help build the next generation of our digital experience. Our agile development teams develop and support our products top-to-bottom and ship software on a regular basis (anywhere from daily to every two weeks). A successful candidate thrives in a fast paced, autonomous team environment and is passionate about building software the right way and teaching that software craftsmanship mentality to others. Finally, they will enjoy the reward of delivering business value quickly while working with product owners to help craft their roadmaps in pieces that can be delivered in an incremental nature.
Scope & Complexity With limited supervision, this position is responsible for developing complex software engineering solutions for the Ecommerce Day of Travel scrum team.
Contributes as a senior developer on a scrum delivery team, collaborating with product owners, developers, and testers to deliver business value on an iterative basis.
Architects, designs, and develops highly scalable and maintainable complex, end-to-end custom, software applications.
Ensures delivery high quality software by writing clean code and utilizing pair programming, mobbing, TDD, continuous integration and code reviews.
Serves as a mentor and idea leader in continuously improving the team by sharing new technology/process opportunities, and best practices.
Stays actively engaged in the technology industry and understands how evolving technologies can benefit our organization.
Participates in on-call support rotation.
Performs other responsibilities as assigned.
Job-Specific Skills, Education, and Experience Required
A minimum of 5 years of Android, iOS, Go, Node.js, Python, Java, and/or C# engineering experience.
A minimum of 5 years of experience building custom, high scale, n-tier applications.
A minimum of 3 years of experience creating and supporting REST-based services in a high-scaled micro-service architecture.
Expertise with AWS, Azure, or other cloud providers.
Experience developing Android and/or iOS applications and their supporting services.
Strong interpersonal skills and the confidence to socialize and introduce new ideas and technologies to communities of engineers.
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 junior engineers.
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 computer science.
Proven experience managing or contributing to Open Source projects preferred
Expertise with TDD, unit testing, pair programming and other Extreme Programming techniques preferred
Expertise with modern design principles (CAP Theorem, horizontal scaling, containers etc.) preferred
Expertise in Agile/Lean development methodologies preferred
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
The location for this position is in Seattle, Washington
OUR CULTURE - ALASKA AIRLINES
For eligible employees, our company offers a unique total rewards package that few companies can match, including insurance coverage for medical, dental and vision care, 401(k) retirement savings plans, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program. Our values reflect who we are at work and in our communities: Own Safety, Do the Right Thing, Be Kind-Hearted, Deliver Performance, and Be Remarkable. Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Job ID: 32445
Location: Seattle, WA
Full/Part Time: Full-Time