Software Engineer (Back End Development) Intern

Posted Date: Nov- 5-2019

Job ID: 16078

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Internship

City: Bellevue

State: Washington

Store: Bellevue


What's cool about this job

REI is looking to hire a Software Engineer (Back End) Intern to expand our Rentals product offering in our stores and on REI.com with improved technology and capabilities. This will help more REI members and customers enjoy a life in the outdoors. This role presents an opportunity to join the REI Rentals program as an intern Developer. This team is working to implement minimum viable products quickly, learn from data and business insights, and continue to iterate and adapt the solution to meet customer needs. An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to quickly adapt to customer and business feedback are crucial for this role.

Examples of our Software Engineer (Back End) Intern projects may include:

  • Rentals Program- REI is looking to expand our Rentals product offering in our stores and on REI.com with improved technology and capabilities. This will help more REI members and customers enjoy a life in the outdoors. This role presents an opportunity to join the REI Rentals program as an intern Engineer. This team is working to implement minimum viable products quickly, learn from data and business insights, and continue to iterate and adapt the solution to meet customer needs. An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to quickly adapt to customer and business feedback are crucial for this role. The work includes:
    • Implementation of our Rentals SaaS into new stores, including the ability to create a rental reservation online
    • Updates to REI.com to improve customer experience and provide information on the program in stores
    • Integration of REI services with the third party SaaS to provide more capability to customers

Duration:

  • 10 weeks

 

REI Introduction and Exposure to:

  • Seattle Area
  • Challenging and relevant project assignments
  • REI retail stores and market competition
  • Leadership team members
  • Cross-divisional intern activities
  • Mentorship

Bring your passion and expertise

Job functions include:

  • Analyzes, designs, develops, implements, documents and maintains applications systems, working on moderately complex to highly complex work tasks or project assignments.
  • Gathers, analyzes and translates business and non-functional requirements into a solution design. May lead meetings to define business requirements and technical solutions. Manages tasks, estimates resources, establishes timelines and prioritizes work.
  • Designs, develops to specifications and maintains application code in accordance with the current development and project management methodologies and practices.
  • Prepares required documentation for the portion of work assigned.
  • Consults with Quality Assurance and business analysts in the development and execution of test plans.
  • Provides technical guidance to ensure that systems are working effectively and that proposed systems will meet organization’s future needs.

 

Qualifications and expectations:

  • Actively working on Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science
  • Strong coding skills and experience with these technologies
    • REST API’s
    • SQL
    • Java
    • Git
  • Understanding of DevOps and Continuous Delivery principles
  • Understanding of CI/CD concepts

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

NEW YORK CORRECTION LAW
ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.