Senior Software Engineer - Developer Platform

Posted Date: Dec-10-2020

Job ID: 18824

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ



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What's cool about this job

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Alpine team. The Alpine Platform is a collection of tools and libraries designed to get new apps started and into production quickly. This team builds the tools and platforms that are the foundation for REI.com and other cross-channel services. Our mission is to build fast, reliable, and low-risk delivery of high-quality software to our customers and our business. Feature teams own their services, but we create the tools to help them work fast and efficiently. Our tools create, build, deploy, monitor, and maintain services throughout their entire lifecycle. We value DevOps and Continuous Delivery principles. Being a true continuous deployment shop, on your first day you might end up committing code that goes to production within minutes, deploy a new service to AWS, or write a new library that could potentially be consumed by dozens of services. You certainly won’t be bored, current challenges include: How do we transition to AWS? What tools should we use? How do we scale and support our micro-services platform in other parts of the organization? How do we take advantage of cloud native technologies such as AWS Lambda?


  • Building tooling the enables our engineering community to work more efficiently, and quickly deliver new features and functionality 

  • Development of tools and capabilities that enable teams to migrate their current applications to the cloud Assisting engineering teams with day to day engineering questions

  • Evangelizing Alpine’s mission through consulting, teaching and guidance in REI’s engineering community

  • Proven experience with application provisioning, project templating, deployment, monitoring, runtime tools, and alerting

  • A passion for jumping in, learning new stuff, and getting your hands dirty

  • A passion for Continuous Delivery principles, automating software delivery & DevOps.


Bring your passion and expertise

  • Coding and Operations experience (5+ years combined)
  • Designing, supporting and deploying all types of applications and tools (2+ years)
  • Support of CI\CD Dev Tooling (2+ years)
  • Operating complex, large-scale Enterprise applications or web sites (4+ years)
  • Experience working in an environment that implemented Agile (2+ years)
  • Ecommerce experience (2+ years)
  • Building and deploying full-stack web applications
  • Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc)
  • Build tools (Maven, Gradle, Ant)
  • Docker containers
  • Container orchestration systems (Kubernetes, Amazon ECS, etc)
  • Linux systems
  • Scripting proficiency (Bash, Python, etc)
  • Technologies may include : Java/Groovy, Docker, Jenkins, AWS, Git, Kibana (ELK), Graphite/Grafana, New Relic, Linux, Terraform

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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