Senior Software Engineer – Content Creation/Studio Tools


**Job Description** A Senior Engineer 1 is part of a key team of Nordstrom Technology professionals that applies scientific, mathematical and s

**Job Description**

A Senior Engineer 1 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.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will guide the evolution and delivery of next generation of content creation and optimization tools. Your work will have a direct impact on how content gets onboarded from studios to how they are delivered to the various customer facing apps both on the web and mobile platforms across all of Nordstrom’s brands. You need to have a balance of technical and design skills to deliver compelling features. You will have the opportunity to impact the shopping experience for every single customer coming to

**A day in the life…**

+ Produce well designed and testable code using industry best practices

+ Lead the planning, forecasting and execution efforts for new project deliverables

+ Ensure quality and availability of software systems by applying best practices for monitoring and alerting best practices

+ Provide mentoring and support to junior engineers on their journey to level-up

+ Cross collaborate with other teams and stakeholders to ensure alignment of team objectives and offerings

+ Demonstrate experience owning and operating business critical system servicing internal and external customers

+ Pragmatism. You can prioritize, simplify, and make a path toward results and not dwell on perfection

+ Proactive mindset. Seeking the best solution for the company and the customer, taking action without being directed

+ Humility. Checking your ego at the door and always do what is right for the customer, product, and team

+ 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

**You own this if you have…**

+ 5+ years of web development experience using front-end frameworks (Node.JS, React)

+ Mastery in front-end coding technologies (JavaScript, CSS, HTML)

+ Experience building and deploying software systems in cloud-based technologies (AWS)

+ Experience with search engine and analytic technologies (Elasticsearch)

+ Experience with designing and building APIs

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

**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.

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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.


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