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Nordstrom Engineering Manager - Inventory Deployment in Seattle, Washington

Job Description

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 Manager guides a team of professionals to execute strategy and tactics that deliver desired results.

As an Engineering Manager in the Inventory Deployment and Planning Organization, you will lead a multifaceted group of engineers who build and support business-critical Assortment Management and Inventory Deployment tools enabling billions of dollars of owned inventory to be procured, placed and sold throughout Nordstrom full-price and off-price businesses. The challenges include dealing with a rapidly evolving business, changing retail landscape, owning and delivering enablement of new business functionalities working with various partners in the company. Your work will directly impact both the topline and bottom-line of Nordstrom.

A day in the life…

  • Assist in enhancing department vision and strategies to support company goals and receive guidance from more senior leaders

  • Create training opportunities for team to learn the latest technologies and methodologies

  • 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

  • Contribute to architecture, coding, test plans, project plans, deployment planning and operations to drive excellence and lead team towards its goals

  • Employ continuous improvement methodologies across own team (e.g. quantifies impacts customer first, waste elimination, increased productivity, iterates quickly, shorten feedback loop, experience creating relevant KPIs)

You own this if you have…

  • 5+ years of hands-on professional experience in delivering quality software, ideally across the full stack

  • A BA/BS in Computer Science or closely related degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • 2+ years leading teams (preferred)

  • Proficiency in more than 1 Object Oriented language such as Java, C#, C++ etc.

  • Proficiency in implementing best practices to deliver quality software like CD/CD, Alerting, Golden Signals, A/B Testing, Application Performance Monitoring, Behavior Driven Development/Test Driven Development (BDD/TDD), OKR’s

  • Proven Track record of shipping well-designed systems with hands-on experience ranging from designing and architecting products built for scale and performance

  • Experience in On Premise and Public Cloud Deployments would be a plus

  • Experience with agile software development, such as Scrum or Kanban

  • Experience working on full stack solutions preferred

  • Experience setting up processes to measure and manage a high performing team is preferred

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.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com at http://www.nordstrom.com/ .

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We’re a fast-moving fashion company that empowers our people to be innovative, creative and always focused on providing the best service to our customers. The retail industry is rapidly changing, and we have interesting, complex problems to solve every day – from developing cutting-edge technology and opening new stores, to designing fresh, must-have fashion.

Whether you’re a genius engineer, a phenomenal salesperson or a supply chain guru, we invite you to bring your unique talents and join our team. We’ve been on the Fortune™ 100 Best Places to Work list for more than 20 years because we reward great work, promote from within and celebrate diversity.

Our values are the core of who we are. They inspire our employees, delight our customers and bring our business to life every day.

CUSTOMER OBSESSED

We strive to know our customers better than anyone else. We listen, anticipate, build trust and move with speed to deliver on their needs.

OWNERS AT HEART

We treat every interaction as an opportunity to make an impact and deliver excellence.

CURIOUS AND EVER CHANGING

We approach problems with curiosity and create solutions. We unlock potential to be bold, think big and inspire innovation.

HERE TO WIN

We’re committed to delivering results, both today and tomorrow. We win as a team by supporting and challenging one another to be better every day.

WE EXTEND OURSELVES

We treat each other with respect and kindness. We do the small things that make a big difference. We create a welcoming environment, helping people feel connected, valued and part of one community.

Come on! Join us!

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