Seattle, WA

Technical Program Manager - Supply Chain Testing at Nordstrom

| Seattle, WA
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Job DescriptionAs a Technical Program Manager of the Supply Chain Technology Testing team, you will support the delivery of enterprise impacting projects that span our supply chain technology teams and help foster a culture of operational excellence. You will be an important part of establishing a growing test team using the latest technology to streamline and evolve testing as part of our Supply Chain technology evolution. You will also be part of a team of dedicated technical program managers who support our engineering teams, plan, and lead complex enterprise efforts, and evolve our program management community of practice.

The ideal candidate will have a distinguished program/project management background, strong business acumen and a passion for creating reliable systems/processes. The candidate should be a critical thinker, creative problem solver, self-directed and a committed team player. Candidate should have a drive for continuous process improvement and be able to collaborate effectively with cross-functional business/technical teams to solve problems and implement solutions. 

What you’ll be doing... 

Drive the entire program lifecycle: requirements definition through specification, design, quality assurance, implementation, integration, launch, and support. 

Synthesize requirements, recommend alternative approaches, and organize test efforts to meet aggressive timelines. This includes driving scope, schedule, and testing through completion. 

Identify and produce appropriate business metrics, and continually assess them to improve over time 

Help mature internal processes, break down work into logical function groupings to enable the team to deliver early and often. 

Manage customer expectations while establishing and maintaining clear accountabilities; ensure clarity of delivery commitments, prioritize, and re-prioritize to maximize value. 

Effectively address bottlenecks and anticipate trade-offs to balance technical and business needs against team or technology constraints. 

More about you... 

A skilled communicator who can drive business strategy while managing technical complexity 

Experienced at developing and maintaining effective partnerships with customers, stakeholders, and technical leaders 

High energy and a positive outlook 

Independent driver with an entrepreneurial spirit

Resourceful problem solver with a passion for continuous improvement 

Ideal candidate will have large-scale technology testing and/or supply chain process experience 


5 years of industry experience as a program manager within a technology environment 

Progressive track record demonstrating successful delivery of complex technology systems or services

Familiarity with technology and/or supply chain services, workflow modeling and application integration experience is a plus 

Effective written and oral communication with all levels of business and technical leadership 

Thorough understanding of software testing processes and methodology are critical in this role 

Maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills are essential

** The team for this role is in Seattle and Los Angeles. If you are already located in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, or Los Angeles, you can work remotely from that location. However, if you are located elsewhere, you must be open to relocating to Seattle or a hub location once employees return to the office**

Salary Band for Denver ONLY. $106K - $159K + bonus.


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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What are Nordstrom Perks + Benefits

Nordstrom Benefits Overview

Nordstrom offers comprehensive, flexible benefits to our employees and their families.

Wellness Program
myStrength® Program

Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Life Insurance
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

401(k) Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Paid Time Off
Bereavement Leave
Leave of Absence
Sabbatical Leave
Paid Maternity & Parental Leave

Dependent Care
Health Care Health Savings

Merchandise Discount
Transit or Work From Home Subsidy
Adoption Financial Assistance
Employee Assistance Program
Group Home/Auto Insurance
Group Legal Services
“No Meeting” Time Blocks
Caregiving Benefits
Employee Charitable Match Program
Rethink Program

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

On-site coffee bar with barista and snacks • Full bar • Rooftop with city views • Did we mention merchandise discounts?

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