Senior Engineer – App Services Team


**Job Description** **Working for Nordstrom** When you join Nordstrom, you join the Nordstrom family. Our fast-paced and entrepreneurial

**Job Description**

**Working for Nordstrom**

When you join Nordstrom, you join the Nordstrom family. Our fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment is paired with the strong history and experience of a retail legacy. We have access to some of the greatest minds in retail and technology and are constantly creating innovative strategies to develop the ultimate apparel solutions. We welcome your adaptability, your curiosity, and your passion to contribute to our unparalleled shopping experience!

**Who we are**

At Nordstrom, we’re building the future of retail, enabled through technology. We have a strong culture of being curious and collaborating. You’ll see languages and technologies like Javascript, Java, Swift, Python, Node, React, AWS, Kubernetes, Postgres, and Kafka. As part of the customer apps team, you’ll work on our backend services to create a unique and robust experience for our customers. We are looking for developers with a strong background in AWS, JavaScript or Java and experience with Node.js. Our ideal developer feels comfortable working with engineers in other areas of our stack and may even contribute to those areas.

A Senior Engineer is 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. The scope, responsibility and accountability is at the solution level.


+ Developing and shipping services for customer-facing applications.

+ Building robust and scalable software.

+ Designing and creating services and system architecture.

+ Helping improve our code quality through writing unit tests, automation, and conducting code reviews.

+ Working with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and translating learnings into a pragmatic and effective technical solution.

+ Leading architecture discussions for our technology, algorithms, and products.

+ Creating amazing user experiences for customers.

**Who you are**

+ **A trendsetter.** You thrive in an intellectually challenging environment with leading edge technologies.

+ **A teacher.** You’re able to mentor your peers and help our team grow.

+ **A learner.** You have an insatiable thirst for knowledge and greater understanding.

+ **A pragmatist.** Your goal is to create useful products, not build technology for technology’s sake.

+ **An empath.** You understand what the customer needs and use that perspective to create the best user experience.

**How we work**

+ **With others.** We have remote pairing tools where engineers often work together, as well as virtual collaboration tools for building out architecture solutions.

+ **With transparency.** We encourage open dialog and discourse. We don’t encourage silos.

+ **With agility.** We don’t believe in following a process for process’s sake. We ship frequently and focus on delivering incremental value.

+ **With open minds.** We are committed to building a diverse team of people with unique perspectives. This encourages a healthy and inclusive environment that builds a more sustainable, successful company.

+ **With pride.** We value our people most of all. We invest in ourselves by applying our own strengths and interests to company needs.

**You own this if you have…**

+ Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in CS, Engineering

+ 5+ years professional experience in and across practice areas

+ Demonstrated knowledge of developing high volume, scalable services across various platforms

+ Prior experience in technical design of complex systems involving cloud platforms

+ Exposure & familiarity with telemetry & analytics

+ Deep back-end design & development experience

+ Ability to identify performance issues and optimize solution and infrastructure

**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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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.


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


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


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


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 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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