Senior Software Engineer - Search

Posted Date: Feb-25-2019

Job ID: 13460

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Bellevue

State: Washington

Store: Bellevue


What's cool about this job

At REI we help our more than 5.5 million members have amazing outdoor experiences. It’s an exciting time as we’re rapidly changing to better meet our customer’s needs. We’re in the middle of transitioning to a micro-services architecture and migrating our infrastructure to AWS.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Digital Search Platform team. This team is responsible for the search platform that powers REI.com. We ingest data from feature teams and are responsible for making their data searchable. We are always working to improve our search results for our customers.


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 can we make our searches more relevant for our customers? How do we transition to AWS? What tools should we use?

Bring your passion and expertise

Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent experience 
Strong coding skills. We mostly use Java
A passion for jumping in, learning new stuff, and getting your hands dirty
Value DevOps and Continuous Delivery principles
•       Willing and able to work at Kent, WA headquarters three days per week
 
Helpful Experience
Search experience (Solr, ElasticSearch)
AWS and cloud technologies
Building and deploying full-stack web applications
Build tools (Maven, Gradle, Ant)
Docker containers
Linux systems
Container orchestration systems. (Kubernetes, Amazon ECS, etc)

Technologies you may use include
Java/Groovy
Docker
Jenkins
AWS
Git
Kibana (ELK)
Graphite/Grafana
New Relic
Linux
Terraform

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 pretty 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 – 22 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 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 13,000 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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