Sr Engineer, Selling Control Platform at Nordstrom (Seattle, WA)
Job DescriptionA Senior Engineer is part of a key team of Nordstrom Technology professionals that applies scientific, mathematical and social principles to design, build, and maintain technology products, devices, systems and solutions. These technology products and solutions provide amazing customer experiences while meeting the needs of the business. The scope and accountability at this level is responsible for the quality of a team’s work, ensuring that all designs are clear and complete for successful execution. This level is capable of undertaking complex design and problem solving without supervision.
You will be working in a fast-growing team with the vision to change how Nordstrom sells to its customers. Specifically, you will be building a new machine learning and rules-based engine that intends to automate selling and pricing outcomes. We have both front-end and back-end services natively deployed on the cloud (AWS). Price promotions and clearances are core business functions that we already support today.
You will get a rare opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the business and the technical strategy, with the possibility of fundamentally changing Nordstrom’s core business.
A day in the life…Responsible for feature design; evaluate designs and provide feedback
Influence quality standards and understand, identify, measure across entire solution
Identify performance issues and optimize solutions
Demonstrate competence of engineering concepts and theories, combining them with business understanding to design, document and implement clean and robust solutions to complex business problems
Collaborate with other engineering teams, business stakeholders, as well as program and product managers to define and implement technical solutions
Demonstrate an ability to turn business needs into functional requirements, while also explaining technical details in ways the business can understand. Participate in defining, scoping, and estimating resulting stories
Work closely with your peers, mentor junior developers and help the team achieve its goals
Maintain a high bar for code quality, testing and automation while finding opportunities to continuously improve them
Drive design and code reviews, ensuring the team ships high quality, scalable, maintainable, and well-tested code
Maintain a DevOps mindset, promoting cloud-oriented solutions while implementing and supporting monitoring, alerting, CI/CD pipelines as well as the team’s Cloud infrastructure
We’d love it if you have…Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an engineering discipline, preferably computer science, or equivalent
5+ years of professional experience in delivering quality software, ideally across the full stack
Excellent proficiency in an Object-Oriented language, such as Java, C++, C#, etc.
Experience building enterprise level web applications from scratch, should be able to demonstrate deep understanding of technology choices
Experience with system design, architecture, scaling, and performance testing. Experience building services a plus
Experience with Cloud technologies, proficiency with AWS a plus
Experience with databases. Familiarity with NoSQL databases is a plus
Familiarity with CI/CD and testing tools. Experience with Kubernetes and Docker is a plus
Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals
How we workWith others.We have remote pairing tools where engineers often work together, as well as virtual collaboration tools for building out architecture solutions.
With transparency. We encourage open dialog and discourse. We don’t encourage silos.
With agility.We don’t believe in following a process for process’s sake. We ship frequently and focus on delivering incremental value.
With open minds.We are committed to building a diverse team of people with unique perspectives. This encourages a healthy and inclusive environment that builds a more sustainable, successful company.
With pride.We value our people most of all. We invest in ourselves by applying our own strengths and interests to company
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...
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