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Alaska Airlines Principal Revenue Management Systems Specialist in Seattle, Washington

Company Alaska Airlines

The Team

Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.

Role Summary

The Revenue Management Systems Principal is the sole subject matter expert in Revenue Management Systems. As an individual contributor, this role defines long-term strategy for the Revenue Management Systems (Pricing and Inventory) and exercises considerable latitude and initiative to build and maintain world-class systems to provide a platform for the RM team to deliver industry leading revenue.

Key Duties

  • Defines and executes long-term strategies across Revenue Management Systems and Support Tools.

  • Maintains opportunity backlog of systems/tool enhancements and prioritizes work across internal and external teams.

  • Monitors systems (Amadeus Altea, Sabre Dynamic Availability, ATPCO Architect, and internal tools) to maintain optimal performance. Research, prioritize and deliver system updates, enhancements. Holds partners/vendors accountable for SLAs and takes initiative to push systems issues to resolution.

  • Analyze large data sets using advanced statistical methods to calibrate the Revenue Management System, minimize forecast error, and assist RM team in maintaining a healthy forecast. Create reports, dashboards, and decision support tools to summarize findings and highlight opportunity.

  • Assists RM Managers/Team Leads with development of Best Practices for RM workflow and processes.

  • Actively seeks out industry improvements in Revenue Management systems, decision support tools, etc and builds business cases for adoption.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


  • 7 years of experience in Revenue Management, Revenue Optimization, Operations Research, Forecasting or related area.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics (or related field), or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, interpret, and disseminate information with attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Demonstrated understanding of RMS forecasting and optimization best practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and capture revenue opportunity.

  • Demonstrated project management experience – driving progress and tracking towards defined objectives.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead through change.

  • Ability to present both technical and non-technical content to internal and external stakeholders.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

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


  • Prior airline experience responsible for maintenance and performance of a major.

  • Revenue Management System (Amadeus, Sabre, PROS, etc).

  • Experience managing third party relationships.

  • 2 years of experience working with data, data modeling, or data analytics.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

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

Salary Range

$112,400 - $174,200 / year

Salary Details

Pay will be based on multiple factors, including and not limited to location, relevant experience/level and skillset while balancing internal equity relative to other Alaska/Horizon employees. Alaska/Horizon is committed to fair, unbiased compensation along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate.

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
Requisition Type Management
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 5/31/2023
Location Seattle
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.
Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2023-10707
Category Corporate & Operations
Workplace Type Onsite