Solutions Architect, Product Lifecycle Management

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc)

Seattle Washington

0 year(s)

Job Description
Solutions Architect, Product Lifecycle Management



Posted Date: Jul-20-2021

Job ID: 20479

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. If you love the outdoors and contributing to a solid, forward-leaning team, then this is your role! Come join IT Merchandise and Co-op Brands!

We are looking for a Solutions Architect who can help create and support the next generation Co-Op Brands software. Co-op Brands is the REI private brand, or the REI-branded products. This role is key in the creation and support of the systems used to design, create and deliver these REI-branded products. Central to these systems is a Product Lifecycle Manager (PLM). We are looking for a person has solid experience working in a private brands or product creation domain, with deep knowledge in PLMs.

This space has a range of architectures from full on-prem, to IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. This is a continually evolving space that needs a strong architect who can understand both the short-term and long-term (big picture) needs. Join the team and help drive this space forward!

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 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.

Bring your passion and expertise

The desire to build cool stuff

Forward-leaning change agent with the desire to improve both tech and processes

Out-of-the-box thinker with the ability to help drive innovation

A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and experience

5+ years systems architecture experience with large-scale, mission-critical databases and applications.

Be a team player who works hard and knows how to have fun

A quick study and willing to learn new technologies and systems

Great collaborator who brings ideas, can respectfully challenge others, and always has the customer in mind

Preferred qualifications:

Experience in Private Brands

Strong knowledge of PLMs


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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