Technical Project Manager – BI

Posted Date: Mar-14-2019

Job ID: 13655

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Bellevue

State: Washington

Store: Eastgate Headquarters

What's cool about this job

As the Technical Project Manager, you will be managing key initiatives in the Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics team @ REI, such as migration from an on-prem to a Cloud Data Warehouse, building new data pipelines to the Enterprise Data Warehouse, developing analytical dashboards using Tableau for visibility into Retail Store Performance/Merchandising Functions/Customer Experience and implementing Data Science products.  You will have the opportunity to manage multiple BI projects that support different lines of business at the co-op such as Marketing, Supply Chain, and Merchandising.  If you are passionate about BI/Analytics and working with a high performing team of Data Engineers, Visualization Engineers, Data Scientists and Business Analysts, this is the role for you!

A successful candidate will be comfortable partnering closely with Business and IT Stakeholders understanding the business needs/technical dependencies, developing project charters/plan/budget and subsequently working with our engineering teams to have these delivered.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration, or other technical/quantitative discipline
  • 2+ years experience managing small to medium projects with both a business and technical focus
  • 2+ years experience building and leading teams
  • 2+ years experience managing project budget/financials and deliverables
  • Experience in Retail Industry or Business Intelligence systems is highly valued
  • Passion for data and analytics to drive business value
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, with the proven ability to develop and deliver presentations geared for all levels of the organization, including Executive Management
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and proven experience managing teams in highly matrixed organizations
  • Knowledge of multiple SDLC methodologies, standards, procedures and organization that contribute to the development and deployment of technology solutions
  • Thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values and procedures
  • Experience coordinating efforts of +5 resources in a matrixed team structure and managing projects with budgets $1M-$3M range
  • Skills in resource management, project prioritization, problem solving, issues management and mediation
  • Experience developing team level plans, portfolio planning and budgeting
  • Ability to work collaboratively and across divisions
  • Prior experience in projects involving Cloud platforms, JIRA, Tableau, database technologies like Snowflake Computing, IBM Netezza  is a strong plus

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 – 22 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 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 13,000 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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