Mobile Back End Engineer Intern

Posted Date: Jan-20-2021

Job ID: 19045

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Internship

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ

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What's cool about this job

This role on the Mobile Engineering team contributes to REI’s success by building APIs and tools to support our mobile apps.  

The ideal candidate will demonstrate: 

  • Strong Java / backend coding skills 
  • A passion for jumping in, learning new stuff, and getting your hands dirty 
  • A passion for DevOps and Continuous Delivery principles 
  • A strong sense of teamwork, asking for help when needed 
  • Experience consuming and/or developing APIs 
  • Motivation and a desire to get things done 

Bring your passion and expertise

  • Coding and Operations experience 
  • Designing, supporting and deploying any type of application or tool 
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment supporting customer-facing eCommerce (B2C) 
  • Calling and troubleshooting APIs and associated tooling, including Postman, Charles Proxy or Fiddler 
  • Knowledge of how APIs work: including HTTP, REST, JSON, OpenAPI or Swagger 
  • Testing and debugging experience using Android or iOS emulators 
  • Writing Java applications based on Spring Boot 
  • Unit and integration testing with JUnit 5 
  • Linux / Mac shell and scripting languages (bash/zsh, python, etc) 
  • Build and Continuous Integration tools (Git, Maven, Jenkins) 
  • Production monitoring, metrics, logging, and alerting (Graphite / Kibana / ELK / New Relic) 


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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