Software Engineering Manger, Mobile Applications

Posted Date: Aug- 3-2021

Job ID: 20873

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

As the Software Engineering Manager of Mobile Applications, you’ll contribute to REI’s success by leading a team of engineers, architects, scrum masters, and managers to create best in class mobile experiences for our customers and employees on iOS and Android.

  • Lead teams using agile practices to develop customer and employee applications for iOS and Android platforms, including services and APIs.
  • Align and drive technology roadmaps that deliver against strategic objectives.
  • Develop labor and engineering strategies to support growth of mobile apps and adoption
  • Form strong partnerships with product, design, QA, and other teams to ensure cohesion and collaboration to achieve great products.
  • Perform 1-1s and manage employee career growth
  • Hire and onboard contract and FTE new-hires into the Co-op
  • Assist/drive related process improvement (onboarding, feature development, etc.)
  • Ensure best practices for process and coding are shared across teams
  • Facilitate communication within team and across teams and all stakeholders
  • Hands-on manager contributing to the code base.
  • Provide technical direction when needed.
  • Servant leader
  • Responsible for finances including reconciliation of forecasts to actuals.
  • Vendor contract negotiations.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering
  • 5+ years leading teams and other managers
  • Experienced in leadership within an agile environment
  • 5+ years of software development experience on native iOS or Android (both would be ideal)
  • Experience working on consumer-facing products

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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