Posted Date: Feb-18-2016
Job ID: 3312
Job Type: Full Time
Job Function: Information Technology
This Sr. Software Engineer position is a highly technical senior role with accountability for software development scoped to business-transformative projects and is involved with projects from inception through implementation. It is a critical role in REI and part of REI’s Software Engineering community.
Analyzes, designs, develops, implements, documents and maintains applications systems, working on moderately complex to highly complex work tasks or project assignments.
Gathers, analyzes and translates business and non-functional requirements into a solution design. May lead meetings to define business requirements and technical solutions. Executes tasks, estimates resources, establishes timelines and prioritizes work.
Designs, develops to specifications and maintains application code in accordance with the current development and project management methodologies and practices.
Manages work assignments according to current project methodologies or as directed.
Prepares required documentation for the portion of work assigned.
Consults with Quality Assurance and Business Analysts in the development and execution of test plans.
Provides technical assistance and problem resolution for assigned systems. Leads resolution of production support problems in accordance with problem management policies and procedures. Leads resolution of production support incidents in accordance with incident management policies and procedures. Coordinates with vendors for problem resolution and change requests.
Ensures that applications changes follow change management policies and procedures.
Provides technical guidance to ensure that installed systems are working effectively and that proposed systems will meet organization’s future needs.
Identifies and provides recommendations for system process improvements.
May act as a source for direction, training and guidance for less experienced departmental staff.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, or in a related technical field or equivalent technology experience.
Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible, post-baccalaureate work experience designing, developing, and implementing computer software projects in a web services-based environment utilizing open source services framework.
5-10 years’ experience in Object Oriented design patterns and coding best practices – mainly in .NET Framework (4.5 and above on Windows)
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