Software Engineer

Posted Date: Sep-22-2016

Job ID: 5389

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Bellevue

State: Washington

What's cool about this job

Software Engineer


Location:  REI; City: Bellevue; State: Washington


Job Description:


Responsible for implementation and support of operational and analytical reporting (Dashboards, Analysis for Office, Web Intelligence, Crystal and/or similar) for REI, working on a team to support the reporting and analytics needs for multiple business units and active users accessing reports from multiple retail locations. Design, build, tune and implement all reporting capabilities on top of REI’s data warehouses. Responsible for SAP Business Objects platform administration including configuration, upgrades and installation, security administration, monitoring and content delivery administration. Lead SAP Business Objects application maintenance process, ensuring system availability and quick issue resolution. Work with software architects and developers of SAP BW and Netezza systems to build efficient integration between data and reporting layers.  Oversee resource allocation and quality of deliverables of external staff/contractors. May perform other duties as assigned.

Bring your passion and expertise


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Engineering or a closely related field or the foreign degree equivalent; and five years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience designing, engineering, delivering and supporting reporting solutions and analytics using SAP Business Objects. This experience must include three years of administration experience in the SAP Business Objects platform, version 4 or higher; three years of experience writing, executing, and evaluating SQL Expressions; three years of experience with Business Objects universes (.unv and .unx); and two years overseeing resource allocation and quality of deliverables of external staff/contractors.


Must also include experience with:


1.         Software development using SAP BW as a data source for SAP Business Objects;

2.         BEx Query Designer;

3.         Crystal reporting;

4.         Translating business requirements into report design specifications; and

5.         Collaborative and iterative design and development.


Experience may be gained concurrently.


Job # REI08242016

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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