Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Principal Engineer in Denver, Colorado
AUTHENTICITY | PASSION | COMMUNITY | INNOVATION | ADVENTURE
Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. The Ikon Pass connects the most iconic mountains across North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Chile, delivering authentic, memorable snow adventures. Alterra Mountain Company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, retail, and service businesses.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Also included in the portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service center in British Columbia, Canada. Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone.
A career with Alterra Mountain Company is more than what you do today; it’s being part of creating a community rooted in the spirit of the mountains, united by a passion for adventure, and celebrating the legendary adventures and enduring memories that mountains bring to everyone.
BESIDES WORKING SOMEWHERE AWESOME, WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
Free skiing + riding privileges across the family of Alterra Mountain Company resorts for all eligible employees and their dependents. And, discounted rates at non Alterra-owned Ikon Pass destinations.
Flexible Time Off (FTO) policy for eligible employees to rest, relax and recharge
Generous discounts on outdoor gear, apparel, rental cars, etc.
Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs, and more
401(k) plan with generous company match
Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees
Commuter benefits (Denver employees only)
Brand new Alterra Mountain Company office located in Denver’s RiNo Art District neighborhood
Design, build, test, and maintain web applications and services within the Alterra Mountain Company ecosystem. This position is going to be primarily focused on the IkonPass.com eCommerce and My Account platforms and will be involved in the design, development, and evolution of the platform. Position requires a business-oriented individual that can contribute technically and fit in culturally to a fast paced, creative, energetic, technology proven team.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
Work with Business and IT customers to design, build, test, and maintain applications for various Alterra Mountain Company business units, including resort point of sale functions, lodging and hospitality functions, central reservation and online marketing functions, and other various mountain operations.
Work to improve change control processes, quality processes, code repository standards, and other development standard within Alterra Mountain Company’s technology ecosystem.
Interface with, manage, and work as an embedded resource with Alterra Mountain Company’s various technology vendors.
This position is an individual contributor role and will have no direct reports
Data: Postgres, Redis
Testing: RSpec, Capybara, Jest, CircleCI, BrowserStack, Cypress
Deep understanding of REST API Frameworks
Deep understanding of modern application design principles
Deep understanding of modern system design principles
Deep understanding of performance and scaling cloud services
Infrastructure – Advanced knowledge of cloud platforms: Heroku, Azure
Methodologies: agile development, continuous integration, test driven development, Git, PR review, pair programming
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong desire to positively impact software development culture
Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
Ability to follow established application/system design patterns and to convey technical solutions through natural language, diagrams, and design tools
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Ability to identify technical debt and prioritize it based on severity/importance
Ability to identify technology gaps, evaluate new solutions, and make recommendations based on your research
Help maintain code quality, organization, automation, and security
Evangelize best practices for data integrity, infrastructure, performance, code, process, and security
Experience mentoring and growing engineers along their career path
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineer, Mathematics or similar required (Master's degree is a plus)
8-10+ years of hands on programming experience
5+ years of technical lead experience
Experience working in a Service Oriented Architecture
Experience working in with event driven distributed systems and message based frameworks (Azure Service Bus, RabbitMQ, SQS, Kafka, or other messaging and streaming technologies)
The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc.’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.
Denver area base salary range: $118,000 - $177,000 per year
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, hear, and operate a computer and other office productivity machinery.
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to harsh and varying outside weather conditions.
Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the work place is usually moderate.
This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions and responsibilities that an employee may be required to perform in this position. Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and its affiliates reserve the right to modify, increase, decrease, suspend, and or eliminate any of the essential duties and/or the position in its entirety.
This job description is not an express or implied contract, guarantee, promise, or covenant of employment for any set term or duration, or for termination only for cause.
Employment with Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. or any of its affiliates is “at will” meaning either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without cause and with or without notice.
This position is located in Colorado, and the work is primarily in Denver, CO and, as such, employment in this position is subject to the labor and employment laws of the state of Colorado.
Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain drug-free workplaces. All employees and candidates are reminded that Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and its affiliates adhere to all applicable labor and employment laws, and State, County, and City-specific labor and employment regulations, where applicable.