Technical Program Manager 1
A Technical Program Manager 1 is part of a key team of Technology professionals managing technical programs that deliver significant business value to Nordstrom and its customers. The Technical Program Manager 2 partners with internal stakeholders to develop, design, build and launch technology solutions. This position interacts with people in both business and technical roles to create specifications and resolve issues with an eye toward continuous improvement. This position is responsible for delivering technical solutions under a defined process and implementation for a single system, feature, or capability with a limited number of dependencies and with supervision.
As part of the Inventory Technology organization, this TPM will support our Inventory Ordering team. This team supports the platform and tools to efficiently procure merchandise to the stores, warehouses, and fulfillment locations throughout the Nordstrom network. This is a critical function to procure the right merchandise for our customers in whatever channel they choose.
Do you have a passion for solving business problems with technology? Do you think about solving complex problems the right way? Join our team and be on the cutting edge of retail technology geared at connecting consumers with the products they love.
A day in the life…
Thoroughly understands the standards, concepts, and principles of program management to solve practical needs of the business, while independently managing small to moderate programs
Proactively manages work execution through program dependencies, risks, schedules, budgets, and understands the importance of requirements gathering, prioritization, and clear stakeholder communication
Familiar with Agile development concepts, planning, and ceremonies
Uses data to report status, performance and communicates using fact-based and relevant data
With guidance, deconstructs goals into small, iterative deliverables, applying their understanding of technical architecture, user experience, and business goals.
Responsible for maintaining a clean backlog of work informed by product management priorities and reviewed with engineering leadership.
Possesses awareness and practical experience with technology (e.g. Cloud, APIs, services, Windows stack, open source, database technologies, etc.)
Applies engineering lifecycle knowledge to feature design, task estimation, design review, story creation, triage, schedule, and performance standards
Understands estimates of effort to complete engineering work streams
Understands the tools used to monitor and manage production features and interprets healthy versus problematic behaviors
Can perform basic data analysis and testing tasks when needed
You own this if you have…
A 4-year degree in related field preferred or equivalent experience
1+ years of Project management experience
1+ years of demonstrated successful program delivery
An understanding of SDLC methodologies
Experience translating technical requirements into plans
Experience translating business requirements into executable technical tasks (Jira experience is a +)
Comfortable working with remote teams
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.
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