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Alaska Airlines Sr Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington

WHAT WE'RE ABOUT

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.

YOUR ROLE

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 Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 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.

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.

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 36431

Location Seattle, WA

FLSA Status Exempt

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

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