Software Engineer, Supply Chain Systems

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Posted Date
03-14-2022
Job ID
23589
Job Function
Information Technology
REI City
Seattle
REI State
Washington
REI Location
Seattle HQ
Remote Eligible
Yes
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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 Software Engineer for our IT Supply Chain Systems team. The ideal candidate will contribute to REI’s success by providing subject-matter expertise in warehouse management systems and other applications running on the IBM i operating system (i.e., AS/400, iSeries). They can resolve operational problems through collaboration with engineers across the IT division to minimize delays. In addition, they can work independently, and serve as a resource and mentor for colleagues with less experience, while modeling and acting in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.


  • Develops, analyzes, designs, implements, documents, and maintains the Manhattan Associates Warehouse Management (WM) system on the IBM System i (AS/400) platform, and its associated applications on various platforms, 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 and develops to specifications, and maintains application code in accordance with the current development and project management methodologies and practices.
  • Manages work assignments according to current project methodologies or as directed.
  • Prepares required technical documentation for the portion of work assigned.
  • Consults with Quality Assurance and business analysts in the development and execution of test plans.
  • Provides technical assistance and problem resolution for supply chain systems. Leads   resolution of production support incidents and problems in accordance with problem   management policies and procedures. Coordinates with vendors for problem resolution   and change requests.
  • Ensures that applications changes follow change management policies and procedures.
  • Provides technical guidance to ensure that installed systems are working effectively and     that proposed systems will meet organization’s future needs.
  • Identifies and provides recommendations for system process improvements.
Bring your passion and expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and experience
  • 2-6 years engineering experience developing and supporting large-scale applications
  • Preferred experience working on IBM System i (AS/400) operating system with ability to code using RPG and SQL
  • Preferred experience in a multi-channel retail supply chain environment
  • Preferred experience with warehouse/distribution operations and supply chain business processes and solutions (e.g.  Manhattan Associates Warehouse Management for IBM System i, WMOS, or Manhattan Active WM)
  • Preferred experience working for a large (5000+ employees), multi-channel retail company
  • Ability to participate in on-call rotation for 24x7 service requirement
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal daily direction; guidance will be provided as needed


REI hires, trains, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.  We remain deeply committed to making the Co-op a place where everyone can feel safe and be themselves. Join us.


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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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