Software Engineer 2 – Supply Chain – Vendor Inbound

  • Seattle, WA
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**Job Description** Nordstrom isn’t just another job — it’s a career. We are a leading fashion retailer that has offered the very best of

**Job Description**

Nordstrom isn’t just another job — it’s a career. We are a leading fashion retailer that has offered the very best of what is on trend for men, women and children since 1901. We believe in rewarding outstanding work, developing employees’ careers and building long-term relationships with our customers. It’s a fun, supportive, competitive and great place to grow your career.

The newly formed Vendor Inbound team in Seattle is looking for a Software Engineer 2 to join us in redefining how Nordstrom’s supply chain organization partners with carriers and vendors. As a part of the team you will get to build the new generation of compliance and freight management systems using modern technologies such as AWS, Kafka, Kubernetes, React.js, etc. We are a small, tight and friendly team that loves automating everything and producing high quality software using the latest technologies. We work hard and move at a fast pace, but not without plenty of laughs, teamwork and comradery. Our systems are rich in business rules and have little to no room for error. If building such systems is something that interest you, we are the team for you.

A day in the life…

+ Build elegant systems that are robust, stable and simple.

+ Write high quality code with proper abstractions, and design patterns

+ Demonstrate foundational understanding of standards, concepts and principles of engineering to solve practical needs of the business.

+ Validate all scenarios and conform to code quality through complete and automated unit, and integration testing.

+ Perform quality reviews and ensure appropriate quality processes and solution meet internal/external customer requirements.

+ Identify performance issues and optimize solution and infrastructure.

+ Practice secure coding practices across the solution.

+ Instrument code appropriately across the solution.

+ Ensure adherence to Engineering best practices across entire solution.

+ Mentor junior members of the team and raise the bar for technical knowledge

+ Provide amazing experiences to both internal and external customers by seeing the big picture, understanding needs and tying them to results, and driving value.

+ Demonstrate a positive mindset, high levels of character and integrity, and a keen awareness of continuous improvement.

+ Collaborate with other software engineers on design, best practices and conduct code reviews.

+ Advise and collaborate with others to develop strong, positive working relationships across all levels of the organization to drive success of projects and efforts.

You own this if you have…

+ 4+ years of professional software engineering experience using agile methodologies.

+ Proficiency in OOP programming using Java.

+ Experience building enterprise software

+ 2+ years of experience of building solutions based on SOA/microservices and SQL/NoSQL technologies

+ Experience with AWS or other cloud-based environments and tools

+ Knowledge of containers (Kubernetes a plus)

+ Knowledge of Streaming using Kafka/Kinesis equivalent is big plus

+ Quality-first mindset with focus on test automation and CI/CD.

+ Display knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals related to own work. Examples:

+ Data structures

+ Algorithms and algorithmic complexity

+ Data modeling

+ Object oriented design concepts

+ Network and Internet protocols

+ Operating system fundamentals

+ Enthusiasm about learning and researching new tech with an attitude of getting stuff done.

+ Listen to and embrace ideas and insights from others to find better solutions.


**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.

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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!