IT Project Manager - Payments & Checkout

Posted Date: Nov-21-2018

Job ID: 12634

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Kent

State: Washington

Store: Kent Headquarters

What's cool about this job

REI’s digital team (web & mobile) needs an entrepreneurial Project Manager, who can wear many hats and work in an agile, highly-collaborative environment. We are looking for people who want to join a team whose goal it is to empower our customers to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. If this co-op mission interests you, then we’d like to talk to you about a role on the REI IT team.

The Role: We have experience and gear that our customers love. We are looking for people who can help us solve hard problems in on-line payments and checkout areas, innovate across many dimensions, and simplify our customers search for outdoor gear and experiences. Prior business analyst or PM experience with consumer payments and checkout or cart management is highly desirable.

This job contributes to REI’s success by planning, developing, managing and executing small, medium or large, moderately complex information technology projects, using mostly agile (scrum) and sometimes lean methodologies (including rapid prototyping and building MVPs to test and learn). The PM also needs to act in the capacity of a Scrum Master for the team working closely with the Product Owner. Prefer candidates with some business analyst background (or a Software Development background in the absence of BA experience). Projects have both a business and a technology focus. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • Initiates, plans, controls and closes Digital projects utilizing REI’s project management methodology
  • Plans the project in detail, organizes the project team and works with resource managers to acquire and schedule resources
  • Challenges and Inspires the delivery team to deliver innovative, customer focused solutions
  • Provides daily assistance to the delivery team, removing obstacles and helping with priorities
  • Experience working with agile (scrum) and sometimes lean methodologies (including rapid prototyping and building MVPs to test and learn) and comfortable navigating in a fast-changing business landscape 
  • Great attention to details
  • Some payments, checkout or order management experience is highly preferred
  • Experience coordinating efforts of resources in a matrixed team structure and managing projects with budgets $500K-$2M range
  • Some experience developing team level plans, portfolio planning and budgeting is desired 
  • Skills in resource management, project prioritization, problem solving, issues & risks management and mediation
  • Experience developing team level plans, portfolio planning and budgeting
  • Ability to manage and engage stakeholders, identify dependencies and impacts
  • Demonstration of strong oral & written communications, teaching, facilitation & negotiation, leadership & influencing skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a highly collaborative team
  • Aptitude for creative thinking, decision-making, problem-solving, systems thinking, personal ethics, organizational skills

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 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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