Engineering Technology Commerce Manager

Posted Date: Nov-29-2021

Job ID: 22235

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ

Remote Eligible: Yes

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What's cool about this job

Do you want to help us design and implement the Checkout of the future? This is an exciting opportunity to be the Engineering Technology Manager supporting the ecommerce Checkout Teams. You will help us bring together our current gear and apparel sales experience with trips, classes, rentals and used gear, and create a universal ecommerce checkout experience that only a unique company like REI can offer. We’re not your standard ecommerce site or your standard IT shop, with such a diverse variety of offerings to delight our customers.

In this role, you will support our Digital Retail Checkout teams, the most critical path in the online shopping experience.  You’ll lead high performing teams, partnering with design and product stakeholders to deliver new capabilities on behalf of our customers and the business. If you are passionate about working with your partners to find innovative solutions, leading agile teams that center on continuous delivery, automation, and enjoy tirelessly advocating for our customers in pursuit of enabling a life outdoors – this is the job for you!

 In this role you will:

  • Lead agile teams in delivering high performance solutions 
  • Collaborate with Business Partners and peers in solving unique business problems 
  • Define the technological roadmap for several business capabilities  
  • Lead the team in continuous improvement 
  • Create a strong, mutually supportive work spirit and culture where people can do their best 
  • Stay abreast of new technology, bringing it back to the team.
  • Challenge and inspire employees to achieve business results.
  • Ensure employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements.
  • Oversee training and development of employees directly and indirectly managed and makes effective staffing decisions.
  • Provide coaching, direction and leadership support to employees in order to achieve department, company and customer results.
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture to align and integrate business line initiatives with enterprise-wide strategic technology plans/roadmaps. 

Bring your passion and expertise

  • Demonstrated experience in challenging and inspiring others to provide customer-centric solutions  
  • Demonstrated experience in leading incremental and continuous improvement of software engineers and project managers through differing means 
  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience in technology-related discipline 
  • 5+ years’ experience in a technology position (We use Java/SpringBoot/React/Vue/AWS, but other relevant experience is fine)
  • Demonstrated ability in translating technical discussions for non-technical partners Demonstrated ability in translating non-technical requirements in to technical speak for engineers Experience in managing to a budget 
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with business partners 
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, set priorities and manage to critical deadlines 
  • Ability to present information effectively to all levels of staff and leadership 
  • Ability to negotiate contracts and agreements with vendors and service providers in the information technology business 
  • Demonstrated curiosity in the latest innovations in retailers and their omni-channel capabilities 


As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, REI provides a range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors. The salary range for this position may be lower or higher in different markets.

$95,000 to $200,000 per year

To review benefits information, including medical, retirement, and time off visit

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 – 23 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 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 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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