Software Engineer, Sr. - Frontend

Posted Date: Sep-29-2021

Job ID: 21698

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ

Remote Eligible: Yes



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What's cool about this job

At REI our core mission is to inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship. We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our Product Data, Services and Tools team. This team is uniquely positioned to have a significant impact both to REI and our larger world as product data is the foundation of our eCommerce site. This team works directly with the internal tools and systems providing that data. We invite you to join us on our journey to build best of class tools and systems to enable a first-class experience on REI.com and in support of our mission that a life outdoors is a life well-lived for all. Bring your passion, curiosity and respect for your fellow humans and join a talented team focused on making our offerings the best on the planet. 

Bring your passion and expertise

Front-End Developers (FEDs) at REI contribute to the Co-op’s success by developing new features and functionality for our digital touch points. Senior FEDs are experienced in transforming the vision of REI’s Interaction Designers, Information Architects, and various Software Engineers into interactive features that deliver exceptional experiences for our customers. With REI, you will have the flexibility to grow your skills and explore new technical challenges on the journey towards making REI’s digital experience world-class. 

A Senior FED will be accountable for significant parts of REI’s digital ecosystem. You will get to work on a variety of projects with varying levels of complexity including building new interfaces, enhancements, application development, new technologies, coding for accessibility, performance optimization, pattern library development and incident response.  

 

  • 5+ years in web application development, including experience working in enterprise applications with many interconnected systems. 

  • 4+ years’ experience in hand coding, proofing and troubleshooting standards compliant HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript 

  • 4+ years’ experience with JavaScript ES5/ES6, related front-end frameworks, tools and bundlers (currently we use Vue.js, NPM, Node.js, Web pack, Rollup, Mocha, Chai, to name a few) 

  • Experience using CSS preprocessors and an ability to discuss their strengths and weaknesses (we use Less and Sass) 

  • Cross-browser and cross-platform design and testing experience in manual debugging and automated tooling (we use Babel for cross-browser transpiration) 

  • Experience with AJAX/ES6 Fetch techniques, as well JSON and XML to consume backend experience for complex web apps 

  • Knowledge of backend systems like Java, JSP, Spring, Docker 

  • Experience with version control via git 

 

  • Experience integrating tracking and other analytics tags 

  • Experience working on large websites, with many interconnected systems 

  • Ability to participate in on-call 24x7 incident response (rotation about 1 week per every 10 weeks) 

  • 2+ years’ experience using agile development methodologies preferred 

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations 

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate tasks among team members and drive small projects or project components 

  • Strong ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project 

  • Strong ability to build partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet co-op goals. 

  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs 

  • Actively contribute to a strong, mutually supportive work spirit and culture where people can do their best 


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. Also, we have the support of a great company to tackle 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 Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" 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 11,000 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 



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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(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.

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(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

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(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.

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