Principal Business Systems Analyst

Posted Date: Apr-18-2017

Job ID: 6748

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Kent

State: Washington

What's cool about this job

As a Principal Business Systems Analyst on the Digital and Mobile team, you will support key initiatives that enable members and customers to explore the outdoors. Digital teams are working on strategic efforts to drive the co-op forward in big ways! This role will partner closely with the Marketing team also to implement Marketing needs in the Digital space. As a Principal Business Systems Analyst, you will ensure business needs and benefits are realized in technology solutions that support business strategy. This role serves as a liaison between the business and Information Technology to ensure business needs and requirements are understood, valued, prioritized and communicated for the most complex, cross divisional programs. This role develops and maintains divisional and enterprise roadmaps as well as process flows. This position serves as a leadership role on large projects and programs to ensure they are implemented on time, on budget, and to specifications. Our Principal Business Systems Analysts contribute to and follows the REI Business Analyst Community of Practice and IT Program Management Office methods and practices.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • 5+ years of related work experience, especially working with Digital, Retail or Marketing teams
  • Previous experience as a Business Analyst in support of implementation projects of a similar scope in a multi-disciplinary, cross-divisional role
  • Advanced knowledge (ability to mentor) of both business and systems processes.
  • Advanced ability (ability to mentor) to identify and prioritize business needs.
  • Advanced ability (ability to mentor) to collect, express and manage requirements (use cases, data modeling, process modeling, context diagrams, systems diagrams, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge (ability to mentor) of financial and business value analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and resolve conflict
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and explain issues from both a technical and a business functional point of view
  • Ability to conceptualize and recommend solutions to business problems
  • Previous experience in a multi-channel retail environment preferred

Why you'll love it here

REI Information Technology is a team of creative and smart technologists who work in a collaborative environment to build business value through technology. And, we have the support of a great company to tackle some pretty dynamic challenges that will keep REI relevant for years to come. If you have a passion for the outdoors and want to be a part of innovating retail technology, this job is for you.

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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