Senior Engineering Manager (Supply Chain Technology) at Nordstrom (Seattle, WA)
Job DescriptionNordstrom’s Supply Chain seeks a dynamic leader to support and expand our supply chain capabilities. In this role you will support the software responsible for the operations of a complex fulfillment center, and build a team to support the planning and allocation of labor for all of Nordstrom’s warehouses. You will work with business leaders to understand the company’s needs and work with your teams to create solutions. You will drive high engineering and operations standards and establish a curious and ever-changing culture. Join us and be a leader in supply chain technology, a field that is revolutionizing retail!
You are a highly technical leader with a bias towards action and the ability to drive consensus. You are comfortable discussing software architecture and leveraging data to influence decisions. You have a proven understanding of the fundamentals of agile processes, deep knowledge of software development lifecycle and an experience to draw from that helps you build towards a future state while making smart tradeoffs to meet current objectives. You are a creative problem solver and you know how to measure and improve your products and teams.
Key initiatives that you will drive...
Help transform the Nordstrom Supply Chain network, using data to ensure effective use of warehouse staff in response to demand, quality of labor and supply of goods
Support software that optimizes processes in an automated warehouse facility
A day in the life…
Responsible for architecture and solution level design at the team level
Support multiple teams and initiatives in building complex software solutions
Ensure team has the tools, resources, and information they need to be successful
Work with internal and external partners to define and execute projects
Influences, coaches and mentors beyond the scope of own team
Influence quality standards and understand, identify and measure across an entire solution
Assist in enhancing department vision and strategies to support company goals and receive guidance from more senior leaders
Create training opportunities for team to learn the latest technologies and methodologies
Hire capable and motivated talent/teams that can deliver swiftly and predictably, adjusting in an agile fashion to deliver solutions aligned with business needs
Contribute to architecture, coding, test plans, project plans, deployment planning and operations to drive excellence and lead team towards its goals
Employ continuous improvement methodologies across own team (e.g. quantifies impacts customer first, waste elimination, increased productivity, iterates quickly, shorten feedback loop, experience creating relevant KPIs)
You own this if you have…
7+ years of hands-on professional experience in delivering quality software, ideally across the full stack
5+ years leading teams
Proven track record of delivering well designed systems with hands-on experience ranging from designing and architecting, built for scale and tested for performance. Experience designing full-stack solutions is preferred
Proficiency in an Object-Oriented language, such as Java or C#
Experience with public cloud technologies, proficiency with AWS a plus
Working knowledge of Kafka streaming technologies and Kubernetes
Experience with dev-ops best practices, CI/CD, alerting, monitoring, A/B testing and 24/7 production support.
Experience with agile software development, such as SCRUM or Kanban
Experience with High Jump or other WMS systems preferred
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
The pay range listed below is specific to Colorado, which is provided in compliance with Colorado law. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.
Colorado Minimum = $165,900/annually
Colorado Maximum = $248,800/annually
We’ve got you covered…
Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:
Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away
Life Insurance and Disability
Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources
A few more important points...
The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.
Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com.
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