Senior Technical Project Manager

Posted Date: Nov-16-2016

Job ID: 5657

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Kent

State: Washington


What's cool about this job

This role requires working with business partners, architects, and engineers across the organization to define strategy, requirements and timelines as well as lead development teams through design, delivery, management and support.

 

This position involves regular communication with senior management on roadmaps, progress, risks and change control. Cross-team coordination, project management and executive presentation skills are essential.

 

Bring your passion and expertise

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our Customer Platform engineering team at REI. Our team builds the software platforms that power REI.com and other systems. We’re building a new platform based on tools such as Spring and Docker that powers our new service architecture and extending into the cloud, specifically AWS. The ideal candidate should have a passion for technology with an engineering background and an ability to plan and execute projects and programs.


The ideal candidate is versed in the practices and principles of DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and Lean/Agile development.


Bring your passion and expertise:


5+ years industry experience as a program or project manager within a technology environment, with a progressive record of successful delivery of complex software systems.

Prior experience as a software engineer or architect.

Familiarity with large scale web services and applications

Prefer previous experience with cloud services and projects

Bachelors or Masters in computer science or engineering

An entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to drive innovation independently



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 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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