Functional Analyst

Posted Date: May-11-2017

Job ID: 7650

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Bellevue

State: Washington


What's cool about this job

This job contributes to REI’s success by identifying solutions to business requirements and leveraging their configuration/functional skills to implement for assigned business clients.   Responsible for understanding business requirements, designing development documentation, configuring solutions, conducting thorough unit/integration testing, and meeting customer expectations.  Responsible for supporting and implementing solutions that will help optimize REI’s processes resulting in efficiencies and cost savings. Collaborates with other IT groups that develop software in support of projects, enhancements, and production support activities. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

Implements solutions through System configuration for simple to moderately complex requests or projects.  Validates that the System configuration is correct and meets business needs.
Provides thought leadership and vision to understand design gaps and develop transition plans for simple to moderately complex request and projects.  
Produces accurate and detailed development documentation (design documents, specifications, Knowledge Base articles)
Contributes to the development and implementation of solutions that provide new business capabilities and/or creates process efficiencies for simple to moderately complex requests and projects
Ensures accuracy, consistency, and effectiveness of processes in the system they support
Corrects System configuration defects for simple to moderately complex problems, using the IT incident and problem management processes
Participates in transition/promotion of new or changed configurations using IT change management processes
Assists in the creation of System usage documentation and training materials for newly created functionality
Has a solid understanding of System functionality and best practice business processes
Assists with quality assurance processes
Mentored by the Senior IT Functional Analyst; actively looks for additional mentoring opportunities for soft skills and networking 
Serves as a mentor to Associate Process Analyst

Bring your passion and expertise

  • 3+ years of experience in providing technical solutions
  • Ability to perform simple to moderately complex Package System configuration
  • Knowledge of Package System functional capabilities related to business area being supported
  • 1+ years of experience working in related business areas
  • Knowledge of upstream and downstream master data impacts
  • Knowledge of retail best practice business processes
  • Ability to identify and prioritize business needs
  • Ability to interpret and manage requirements
  • Ability to conceptualize and recommend solutions to business problems
  • Understanding and ability to execute all phases of Project Methodology to successfully implement enhancements
  • Understanding of IT development methodologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and conflicting priorities
  • Ability to maintain a professional composure during stressful situations
  • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals
  • Flexible in one's viewpoints and positions in order to support the direction taken by others at REI
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions
  • Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers
  • Works smart by setting effective work goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in order to produce quality work
  • Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals
  • Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations
  • Builds rapport with all kinds of people inside and outside the organization
  • Acts upon opportunities and involves and influences others in the accomplishment of worthwhile organizational goals
  • Challenges the status quo, champions change and influences others to change

Why you'll love it here

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 17 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place. With more than 130 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 11,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 20 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 12,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.