Senior Manager, Engineering – (Nordstrom Analytics Platform)


**Job Description** A Senior Engineering Manager is part of a key team of Nordstrom Technology professionals that applies scientific, mathemati

**Job Description**

A Senior Engineering Manager 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 are at the solution level.

We are seeking a Sr. Engineering Manager to guide the growth and delivery of one of the three core data planes of the Nordstrom Analytics Platform. In addition to the Customer and Inventory data planes, Product is critical to our ability to have insight into merchandising, enabling business decision-making for optimization of item planning, performance and pricing. Our manager needs to have a balance of technical leadership and people management skills that empowers the team to deliver compelling features. The ideal candidate is passionate about using data to understand our customer’s behavior and measure employee to customer engagement rate. In this position, you will have the opportunity to further develop your skills in data science and deep learning. You can impact how Nordstrom store operates.

**You are responsible for…**

+ The Product data plane within the Nordstrom Analytic Platform and its technical evolution

+ The development of both canonical and integrated data objects from event-based data ingestion pipelines

+ Developing and fostering a healthy and collaborative culture for your team that embodies both industry best practices and Nordstrom values

+ Growing and developing an incredible team of talented and motivated engineers with high expectations around individual ownership and impact

+ Driving the roadmap and technical vision for the team, collaborate with product groups and partner teams to deliver value to our customers

+ Influencing key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions

+ Being the bar raiser, pushing the limit on how solutions are designed and built, how systems are operated, and how we support our engineers to deliver better experiences for our customers

**You own this if you have…**

+ B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or comparable experience

+ Experience (5+ years) managing and leading a team of junior and senior engineers to achieve impactful results

+ Demonstrable experience owning and operating business critical systems servicing internal and external customers

+ Deep experience in development, are comfortable working in code and skilled at explaining and advocating for new technologies and solutions.

+ Profound care for your people and the desire to help those who want to help themselves

+ Demonstrable ability to establish a vision, define a roadmap, and to execute on it

+ Pragmatism. You can prioritize, simplify, and make a path toward results.

+ Proactive mindset. You seek the best solution for the company and customer and take action without being directed

+ The capability to truly listen to our customers and partners, internalize their needs and develop simple and elegant solutions that they can’t live without

+ A bias towards action guided by evidence-based decision-making mindset

+ Possess relevant experience with machine learning and data science concepts

+ Experience in AWS, Kafka, Java, Python, Spark, Kubernetes and data modeling is a big plus


**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

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