Alaska Airlines Sr Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington


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.


Alaska Airlines is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to take part in driving the future of 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

  • 5 years experience developing web applications using modern web technologies (AJAX, jQuery, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS) and design patterns (MVC/MVP). 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




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.

Job ID: 33079

Location: Seattle, WA

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular