Senior Infrastructure Business Analyst

Posted Date: Nov- 8-2018

Job ID: 12424

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Kent

State: Washington

Store: Kent Headquarters

What's cool about this job

Come join the REI Infrastructure team as a Senior Business Analyst. We have some exciting efforts underway – Campus Move, Office 365 rollout, Mobile Workforce, new POS system and many others. In this role, you will collaborate with a cross divisional team to help design and plan infrastructure solutions. If you have a passion for solving solutions, working with customers, continuous improvement, and looking out for the internal employees, this is the job for you!

As a Senior Business Analyst at REI you are:

Requirements Management

  • Gather and Manage incoming requests
  • Elicit and document requirements
  • Define Success Criteria
  • Ensures testability/traceability

Advocate for the customer, internal and external

  • Determine priority of requests
  • Define minimum viable features
  • Consolidate multiple requests into a viable solution
  • Manage change requests o Participate in creation of business functionality roadmaps

Communicate with your business partners

  • Translate the technical into business speak
  • Provide status and updates

Infrastructure Understanding

  • Analyze and document as-is business processes
  • Contribute to ongoing Portfolio planning
  • Collaborate with several IT technical teams

Bring your passion and expertise

  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • Experience in influencing and prioritizing business requests
  • Ability to understand and explain issues from both a technical and a business functional point of view both verbally and written
  • Ability to collect, express and manage requirements (use cases, data modeling, process modeling, context diagrams, systems diagrams, etc.)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to conceptualize and recommend solutions to business problems
  • Actively participates and collaborates across REI for the achievement of business goals
  • Open to learning new ideas in order support the REI direction
  • Use of business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities
  • Understanding of the benefits of a specific request
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience

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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