Software Engineer - Experimentation and Analytics


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Seattle HQ
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What's cool about this job
REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate shared values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism. REI is seeking a Front End Engineer for our Experimentation and Analytics team. The ideal candidate will excel at work in an agile, highly collaborative environment, partner with stakeholders on testing and analytics projects including data layer architecture and implementation, data analysis, tag management configuration and A/B testing.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for web analytics, testing and experimentation, and a track record demonstrating initiative and drive.

In this role you will:
  • Be responsible for solving highly technical and complex problems on multiple projects.
  • Collaborate closely with technology and product leadership, Site Reliability, QA, and other Product teams and vendors to orchestrate medium to large scale development efforts
  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) on analytics and testing implementation, best practices and technologies.
  • Provide technical guidance to ensure implemented solutions are working effectively and proposed solutions will meet the organization’s future needs.
  • Design and develop specifications and maintain application code in accordance with the current architecture principles, development and project management methodologies and practices.
  • Maintain Javascript plugins for the tag management system to configure tags, transform data, and leverage cookies
  • Ensure that application changes follow change management policies and procedures.
  • Set effective work goals, establish priorities, and plan well to produce quality work.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for 24x7 service requirement in support of business and customer experience
Bring your passion and expertise
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in hand coding, proofing and troubleshooting standards compliant HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • 3+ years’ experience with JavaScript ES5/ES6, related front-end frameworks, tools and bundlers (currently we use Vue.js, NPM, Node.js, WebPack, Rollup, Mocha, Chai, to name a few)
  • 2+ years' work experience in analytics implementation (Adobe Analytics preferred)
  • Cross-browser and cross-platform design and testing experience in manual debugging and automated tooling
  • Experience developing solutions with tag management systems such as Tealium or Google Tag Manager
  • Experience implementing online testing (A/B, multivariate), personalization. and content recommendations experiences, preferably using Adobe Target or equivalent.
  • Experience with version control via git
  • Microservices experience in a CI/CD environment
  • Experience working for a large (5000+ employees) retail company is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences
As required by applicable Pay Transparency laws, REI provides a range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in locations under these requirements. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors. The salary range for this position may be lower or higher in different markets.

The pay for this role is: $65,000 to $127,500 per year  
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

Posting Range
$65,000 to $127,500 per year
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