9 months ago
Software Engineering Manager
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.
Alaska Airlines is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to take part in driving the future of AlaskaAir.com. Our scrum development teams are cross functional and ship software on a regular basis (anywhere from daily to every two weeks). A successful candidate will thrive in a fast paced, autonomous team environment. They will be 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.
-Contribute as a senior developer on a scrum delivery team, collaborating with product owners, developers and testers to deliver business value on an iterative basis
-Architect, design, and develop highly scalable and maintainable complex, end-to-end custom, software applications
-Ensure we deliver high quality software by writing clean code and utilizing pair programming, mobbing, TDD, continuous integration and code reviews
-Drive continuous improvement to DevOps practices to increase rate of software delivery
-Serve as a mentor and idea leader in continuously improving the team by sharing new technology/process opportunities, and best practices
-Stay actively engaged in the technology industry and understand how the evolving technologies can benefit our organization
-5 years C# development experience required building custom, high scale, n-tier applications required
-2+ years experience developing services and web applications in Azure preferred
-Expertise with TDD, unit testing, pair programming and other Extreme Programming techniques preferred
-Expertise with modern design principles (SOA, SOLID, etc.) preferred
-Expertise with DevOps practices and supporting tools preferred
-Expertise in Agile/Lean development methodologies preferred
-Expertise coaching and mentoring developers preferred
-Excellent communication skills and proven ability to collaborate with a variety of team members preferred
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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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.
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