Job Description :
This Sr. Software Engineer position is a highly technical senior role with accountability for software
development scoped to business-transformative projects and is involved with projects from inception
through implementation. It is a critical role in REI and part of REI’s Software Engineering community.
Job Requirements
? Analyzes, designs, develops, implements, documents and maintains applications systems,
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. Executes
tasks, estimates resources, establishes timelines and prioritizes work.
? Designs, 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 documentation for the portion of work assigned.
? Consults with Quality Assurance and Business Analysts in the development and execution of test
? Provides technical assistance and problem resolution for assigned systems. Leads resolution of
production support problems in accordance with problem management policies and
procedures. Leads resolution of production support incidents in accordance with incident
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.
? Ensures smooth implementation of new technologies and vendor integrations by using their
expertise on their assigned domains and interfaces
? May act as a source for direction, training and guidance for less experienced departmental staff.
The 10+ Essentials (the minimum knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job):
? Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, or in a related technical field or
equivalent technology experience.

? Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible, post-baccalaureate work experience designing,
developing, and implementing computer software projects in a web services-based environment
utilizing open source services framework
? 5-10 years’ experience in OO design patterns and coding best practices – mainly in Java
development (Windows, Unix, Linux and MAC)
? Experience must include programming APIs adhering to microservices architecture; Java/J2EE;
Hibernate; Spring boot technologies; Spring MVC, JSP; AJAX; JavaScript; XML and XML parsers;
SOAP/REST web services; service oriented architectures (SOA); data modeling skills; and writing
stored procedures
? Experienced in developing object-oriented development frameworks within Agile/Scrum, and
waterfall environments
? Develops code, techniques and processes that interfaces with middleware, including: ETL, ESB,
Web Services, SOAP, and XML
? Proven expertise of networking concepts/protocols –TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP, etc.
? Experience with other tools, languages - REST, MVC, Tomcat, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Maven, Ant
is a plus
? 5-10 years’ experience writing SQL in one or more of the following: MS SQL, T-SQL, MySQL
? 4+ years data base design / development experience in RDBMS platforms (SQL Server, Oracle),
experience with NoSQL DB design/development preferred
? Experience in ETL transformations, Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Technology is a plus
? Experience & working knowledge in AWS Services (AWS Docker ECS, AWS Application load
balancer, S3) is a plus
? Experience with logging and monitoring tools like Dynatrace, New Relic, Grafana & Splunk etc.
? Experience with Retail systems is highly desired
? Excellent presentation, verbal, written, interpersonal and listening skills
? Strong interpersonal and leadership skills including collaboration, facilitation and negotiation
? Strong collaboration skills to achieve business goals collectively across broad teams
? Challenges the status quo, champions change and influences others to change