Jobs at Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

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Alaska Airlines Senior Software Engineer in Remote,

Company Alaska Airlines

Pay Details

Senior level: $98,600 - $162,700

Offer amounts are based on experience and work location

The Team

It should come as no surprise that Alaska Airlines is recognized as one of Seattle’s most desirable companies for engineers and information technology (IT) professionals. Our technology teams are regularly improving 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 as 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 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.

  • Strong background in Microsoft Azure, AWS, or equivalent experience.

  • Experience in the following:

  • 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 (angular, react, etc.)

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

  • Interacting with Git version control to maintain organization and logging of codebase changes.

  • 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 teams.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

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

Preferred

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

  • Experience building and deploying to Kubernetes 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

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.

  • Free stand-by travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

  • Comprehensive well-being programs including medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Generous 401k match program

  • Quarterly and annual bonus plans

  • Generous holiday and paid time off

For more information about Alaska/Horizon Total Rewards please visit our career site and view benefits.

FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Location Remote
Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Requisition Type Management
Job Locations USA-RM-Remote | USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2022-9084
Category Software & Technology

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