Solutions Architect

Posted Date: Feb- 4-2019

Job ID: 13410

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Bellevue

State: Washington

Store: Eastgate Headquarters

What's cool about this job

Job Title: Solutions Architect

Location:  REI; City: Bellevue; State: Washington


Job Description:

Responsible for planning for long-range application systems development needs, and defining required hardware, software and infrastructure to support new and existing systems. Develop coherent detailed architecture models for the business and/or retail IT solution and facilitate and coordinate a successful delivery of the transformational solution in partnership with other Architects, Business Analysts and Application/System owners. Work with other Architects to ensure integration of business divisional systems planning with company-wide strategic initiative planning. Oversee software development lifecycle including design of application, deployment, and support ongoing maintenance. Work as part of team responsible roadmap planning and cross-dependencies with other ongoing work. Support and mentor development team. Model and act in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

Bring your passion and expertise

Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or related field, or foreign degree equivalent, and five years of progressive, post-baccalaureate systems architecture experience designing end-to-end retail and merchandising solutions involving at least 3 module solutions in a retail organization, including acting as a technical lead for an application development team.

This experience must also include:
5 years of experience implementing ERP solutions including RMS or SAP solutions
5 years implementing complex integration between retail systems
5 years of experience translating business needs into end to end solutions in a retail environment
5 years of experience designing highly scalable solutions to accommodate potential business growth
5 years of experience with web services and middleware in a retail environment
5 years of experience creating and evaluating the end to end architecture solution and its impacts
5 years of experience working with software development methodologies including Agile, Kanban, or Lean
5 years of experience using databases such as Oracle, MySQL, or SQL Server
3 years of experience utilizing SOA, object-oriented analysis and design, and/or client and server systems

Experience may be gained concurrently. This position is eligible for REI’s employee referral program.

Job # REI012819

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. And, we have the support of a great company to tackle some pretty 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 has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" 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 12,000 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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