Senior Project Manager - Retail Infrastructure

Posted Date: Aug-19-2016

Job ID: 4815

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Kent

State: Washington

What's cool about this job

Want to help us and our Members opt outside?  Desire to work with fellow co-workers who hike, bike, climb, camp and everything in between?  Enjoy a relaxed dress code where shorts and sandals are almost standard?  Thrive on change, improvements and very fluid environments?

It’s an exciting time to join REI’s IT team as we’re making vast investments in development and infrastructure across the organization and in our retail locations.  When we look ahead to the next eighteen to twenty-four months, we have an invigorating plan with a portfolio of projects across all infrastructure areas and that’s where we need your help.

As the Senior Project Manager - Retail Infrastructure, you'll be driving infrastructure projects that will improve our Members' experiences in our stores. You'll work on medium-to-large technology projects, collaborating with teams across the Co-Op to revitalize our retail infrastructure.  Those projects could include Cloud discovery and implementation, Point of Sale system replacement, network / wireless enhancements, New Store technology installations and lastly retail hardware upgrades like time clocks, people counters, workstations, etc across all 140+ retail locations.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration or related field, or equivalent training and experience (PMP preferred)
  • 5+ years’ experience managing medium to large cross-divisional, multi-year projects with both a business and a technology focus with fiscal responsibility of $1 million to $5 million+
  • Extensive experience with infrastructure projects is a must
  • 4+ years building and leading teams with an emphasis on leading through ambiguity
  • Excellent communication skills able to work with all levels within the organization from individual contributors to CxO Executives
  • Experience working with a structured project management methodology
  • Familiarity with the system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and multiple assignments
  • Brings a lean / continuous improvement mindset - when was your last gemba walk?

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!

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 – 19 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 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.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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