Nordstrom Engineer 3 in Seattle, Washington

Nordstrom is a fashion specialty retailer founded on a simple idea: offer each customer the best possible service, quality, value and selection. We are looking for a skilled individual to provide valuable technical expertise to our projects and production support for our selling systems.

At Nordstrom, providing great customer service goes beyond the selling floor. It takes a team of individuals with different talents and skills to continuously improve service and our results. Our Information Technologies division works in partnership with other areas of the Company to develop and support the business systems used throughout Nordstrom. When you join our team, you are welcomed into a family dedicated to creating memorable and rewarding shopping experiences for our customers.

The Engineer will be 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provision, maintain, and iterate on a common data pipeline

  • Gather, store, and process raw data at scale

  • Collaborate with software developers and data scientists to serve their data monitoring and analytic needs

  • Make decisions based on metrics and measurable data

  • Adjust positively to quickly changing priorities and shifting goals

  • Automate yourself out of a job


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Agile software development experience

  • Excellent problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills

  • Familiarity with Linux, cloud computing (i.e., AWS), and container technology (i.e., Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Fluency with at least one of Java, Go, Scala, Python, NodeJS, or other modern language stack

  • Experience with tools that promote Infrastructure-as-code (i.e., Cloudformation, Terraform, Chef, Ansible)

  • Interest in analytics and streaming platforms (i.e., ElasticSearch, Kafka, Flink, Spark, Hadoop, etc) is a big plus

Since 1901, Nordstrom has offered a wide variety of quality apparel, shoes and accessories for men, women and children at our stores across the country. We're proud to be named to Fortuneā„¢ magazine's list of '100 Best Companies to Work For.' We believe this recognition comes from our desire to empower our employees to set their sights high and deliver exceptional service to customers.

We've got you covered...

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan and much more depending on your role.

/ We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment. /

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.


Job: *Technology

Title: Engineer 3

Location: Washington-Seattle

Requisition ID: 309233