Sr Mgr Engineering (Inventory Deployment and Planning) at Nordstrom
Job DescriptionSenior Manager, Engineering – Inventory Deployment and Planning
Senior Managers within Technology at Nordstrom help create an inspiring workplace where talented people are empowered to drive amazing customer experiences and business results. Through broad industry and practice knowledge and hands-on technical management experience, the Senior Manager guides a team of professionals to execute strategy and tactics that deliver desired results.
This role is a key member of the Inventory Deployment and Planning Technology Leadership Team who focus on end-to-end experience optimization for Inventory Deployment (e.g Allocation, Replenishment, Restocking, Exhaust) and Planning capabilities (e.g Inventory Planning, Assortment, Financial Planning).
A successful candidate will have experience supporting vision, defining priorities and delivering technology roadmaps. You will need a strong passion to lead, support, innovate and collaborate across multiple teams to deliver an optimal solution for our business partners while driving the technical strategy and vision forward.
Read this first: Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized individuals tend to only apply when they check every box. If you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat to see what skills/experience you are able to bring to this team.
A day in the life…
Influences, coaches and mentors beyond the scope of own team
Understands, align, and communicates organization goals/strategy in addition to setting direction at the department level
Contributes to architecture, coding, test plans, project plans, deployment planning and operations to drive excellence and lead organization towards its goals
Champion for quality and best engineering practices to ensure building and maintaining a performant, scalable and reliable systems - Cross-functional collaboration during scoping, design, and implementation
Drives capability roadmap and defines operational excellence
Proven track record of applying continuous improvement methodologies across teams (e.g. quantifies impacts, customer first, waste elimination, increased productivity, iterates quickly, shorten feedback loop, experience creating relevant KPIs)
Ensure team has the tools, resources, and information they need to be successful
Hire capable and motivated talent/teams that can deliver swiftly and predictably, adjusting in an agile fashion to deliver solutions aligned with business needs
Create training opportunities for the team to learn the latest technologies and methodologies
You own this if you have…
A BA/BS in Computer Science or closely related degree or equivalent practical experience
7+ years of Software Engineering or Architecture experience
5+ years leading and developing teams preferable
Experience hiring and managing managers (team of teams) preferable.
Extensive experience building platforms using technologies such as AWS, Java, Springboot, React, Kubernetes, CI/CD tools
Understanding and experience with Agile and DevOps delivery frameworks and mechanisms
Responds effectively to complex and ambiguous problems and situations
Proven Experience in setting KPI’s and Processes to drive Operational Excellence
Consistent and on time delivery of large-scale and cross-functional projects
Prior Inventory Deployment, Planning and/or Retail Industry experience would be a plus but not mandatory.
Experience building and leading teams with mix of Full Time and Contractor resources.
How we work
With 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
Read this first: Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. If you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat to see what skills/experience you are able to bring to this team.”
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.
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