Alaska Airlines Sr. Software Development Engineer - Maintenance and Engineering 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.
The Senior Software Development Engineer designs complex technology solutions, develops code, and tests and maintains new and existing systems. As part of IT Services, this role partners closely with development teams to define scope and requirements, plus identifies opportunities to improve existing software solutions for the Maintenance & Engineering division.
Scope & Complexity
This position supports complex software development activities for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air.
Partners with the business system owners and Enterprise Architecture to evaluate, design, develop, integrate and implement technology solutions
Provides technical leadership for the application life cycle in the areas of application design, development, software package integration, unit testing practices, application support, defect troubleshooting, and resolution
Designs and develops complex systems and their related interfaces incorporating common services as appropriate
Serves as a mentor and idea leader in developing others by leading code reviews, presenting technology debriefs, and sharing best practices
Stays actively engaged in the technology industry and understand how the evolving technologies can benefit our organization
Continually seeks to improve applications including system performance, functionality, code efficiency, and code defects
Develops and maintains appropriate system documentation throughout the system life cycle including design, development, test, support, change release, and implementation documentation
Provides application support including developing and implementing production application monitors, timely problem identification and resolution
Owns the technical aspects of a major system, ensuring the long term vision is achieved
Provides on-call support after hours when critical problems/issues arise.
Job-Specific Skills, Experience and Education
A minimum of 5 years of professional software engineering experience
Experience in .NET/C# development
Proficient advance relational database skills (Oracle, SQL server)
Experience in Agile (Scrum) development methodologies
Full stack experience
Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional teams to understand objectives, gather automation requirements, write technical specifications and perform in a lead role
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum age of 18
Must be authorized to work in the U.S
Experience mobile application development
2 years of airline/travel industry experience
Experience with Azure
Experience with Docker, Containers and Kubernetes
Familiarity with Tibco
Experience with layered system architecture and design patterns (MVC, MVP)
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Experience estimating effort and establishing timelines for projects
Experience writing and optimizing complex queries
Experience supporting and integrating with vendor based software packages and/or solutions
Experience in developing high-performance and scalable software solutions
Experience in developing test strategies and test driven development
Ability to debug, server-side, multi-threaded, and highly scalable applications
A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree, with a focus computer science
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 33430
Location Seattle, WA
FLSA Status Exempt