Posted Date: Sep-27-2016
Job ID: 5434
Job Type: Full Time
Job Function: Information Technology
What's cool about this job
Solutions Architect (Business Intelligence)
Location: REI; City: Bellevue; State: Washington
Responsible for planning for long-range computer application systems development needs by leading, designing, and documenting solution architecture required to support project deliverables. Define hardware, software, and infrastructure requirements to support new and existing Data warehouses/reports. Work in partnership with Enterprise Architects, Business Analysts, and Applications/Systems Engineers to develop coherent, detailed architecture models for business and IT solutions. Collaborate with Enterprise Architects to ensure integration of business divisional systems planning with company-wide strategic initiative planning. Document non-functional technical requirements including deployment, performance, recoverability, release management, capacity, and monitoring. Determine and document architectural decisions that constrain design and implementation of DW/BI solutions. May perform other duties as assigned.
Bring your passion and expertise
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a closely related field, or the foreign degree equivalent and five years of progressive, post-baccalaureate systems architecture experience with large-scale MPP systems (such as Teradata or Netezza); ETL tools (such as Informatica, Datastage or Oracle Warehouse Builder); utilizing SQL to support mission-critical business applications; translating business needs into solution architecture requirements; developing technical solutions for retail Data warehousing across Customer Analytics, Supply Chain, Merchandising, Marketing, Clickstream and Finance; and applying multiple technical solutions to business problems. This must include three years of experience estimating the financial impact of solutions architecture alternatives and using UNIX, Perl, and Visualization tools like Tableau and Microstrategy; as well as experience with Product evaluations; solution evaluations; dimensional modeling and ER modeling; Business process re-engineering principles and processes; and utilizing knowledge of MDM (Master Data Management) and marketing tools like Affinium. Experience may be gained concurrently.
Job # REI09152016
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