Senior Technical Project Manager - Retail Technology

Posted Date: Jul-31-2017

Job ID: 8100

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Bellevue

State: Washington

What's cool about this job

As the Senior Project Manager – Retail Technology, you will be managing key initiatives for REI including: new store technology, innovative selling systems and systems that enhance the REI customer experience. You’ll be in a highly visible role coordinating the efforts of 10+ resources to ensure that $3M+ projects land successfully. This position will be managing the execution process of some of the largest investments in technology that REI will make in the next several years, so if you are targeting roles that truly matter to REI – this is a role you must be in!

Bring your passion and expertise

5+ years experience in software development projects.
5+ years experience in Retail Systems, development and delivery (highly valued).
5+ years experience in information technology, including leading project teams in systems analysis or software engineering.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or equivalent training and experience.
Thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.
Experience with Mobile Store Technologies (highly valued).
Experience developing team-level plans and contributing to annual budgets.
Experience with Enterprise Release management process (nice to have).
Ability to negotiate contracts and agreements with vendors and service providers in the information technology business.
Knowledge of multiple SDLC methodologies, standards, procedures and organization that contribute to the development and deployment of technology solutions.
Skills in resource management, project prioritization, problem solving, issue management and negotiation, and mediation.
Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and respond quickly to critical issues.
Systems analysis and design skills.
Experience with structured project life cycle, systems development management tools and service management methodologies such as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
Ability to work collaboratively and across divisions.
Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities.

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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