Engineering Manager – Looks


**Job Description** Managers within Technology at Nordstrom help create an inspiring workplace where talented people are empowered to drive ama

**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.

Nordstrom is looking for a talented Engineering Manager to lead our Looks capability. As Manager for the Looks Team you will report to the Director of Engineering and lead a distributed team of software engineers in support of applications targeted at helping customers discover and curate their own style. You will define processes and measurements to ensure strength in performance and delivery. You will own technical solutions—in accordance to Nordstrom’s engineering standards—and you will be accountable for recruiting and hiring talent as well as coaching and mentoring your team members in their career.

You are a highly technical leader with a bias towards action and the ability to drive consensus. You are comfortable discussing software architecture and leveraging data to influence decisions. You have a proven understanding of the fundamentals of agile processes, deep knowledge of software development lifecycle and an experience to draw from that helps you build towards a future state while making smart tradeoffs to meet current objectives. You are a creative problem solver and you know how to measure and improve your products and teams.

**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 relevant work experience

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

+ 2+ years leading teams (preferred)

+ Demonstrated ability to build and strengthen teams—you find coaching and growing others in their career rewarding

+ Experience delivering cloud-based software leveraging cloud-native services and containerization at web scale

+ Real passion for a build, measure and learn approach to software delivery

+ Enthusiasm for learning and improving yourself—especially as it pertains to your career in technology

+ Excitement for automating everything—once a process is established you are eager to hand it off to robots in order to start working on the next thing of value

**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…

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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.

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