EGE Internship EGE Internship on Friday, February 2, 2018
Kent, WA
Intern Software Engineer - REI

REI is looking for a Software Engineer Intern to contribute to REI’s success by working as part of a cross-functional team and actively participate in day-to-day functions of the IT Marketing department. Throughout the course of your internship experience, you will own and drive a challenging and relevant project to solve real-time business challenges. Under the supervision of your Manager, and as a key member of the IT Marketing department, you will gain insights into the key functions of your team as it relates to REI’s broader strategy and vision.


The Software Engineer Intern will work with CSA engineers as part of a dynamic team to improve batch jobs experience and will help build out phenomenal performance tests, based on skills and interest.



  • 10 weeks

Job functions include:

  • Projects that impact long term CSA strategic tech debt clean up goals
  • Build and run integrated performance tests and scale based on the business needs
  • Build new event based services to optimize batch process


REI Introduction and Exposure to:

  • Seattle Area
  • Challenging and relevant project assignments
  • REI retail stores and market competition
  • Leadership team members
  • Cross-divisional intern activities
  • Mentorship


Bring your passion and expertise 

Qualifications and expectations:

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and experience.
  • Java 8, Scala, Python, Groovy and JavaScript
  • Jenkins, Maven and Ant


Why you'll love it here 

Real. Alive. Connected. These are a few words that describe life at REI. Whether it’s in our careers or in the great outdoors, we aspire to adventure in all ways! At REI we value our customers; we work hard to earn our reputation for quality and integrity every day. Our commitment remains the same as when we started out in 1938: to inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure. Join a passionate community of people who believe in one simple truth: an outdoor life is a life well-lived. Get ready to harness your creativity, customer focus and enthusiasm for living life outdoors.


Oh yeah, did we mention perks? At REI, we understand that benefits matter – we offer a competitive benefit package for all employees which includes:

  • A workplace built on respect, integrity, and balance
  • Generous gear and merchandise discount
  • Professional growth and development opportunities


REI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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. 

Intern Software Engineer