Sr. Network Engineer


**Job Description** Nordstrom is a fashion specialty retailer founded on a simple idea: offer each customer the best possible service, quality,

**Job Description**

Nordstrom is a fashion specialty retailer founded on a simple idea: offer each customer the best possible service, quality, value, and selection. At Nordstrom, providing excellent customer service goes beyond the selling floor; it includes how technology can be best utilized to help service our business and our customer. There is a direct line between Nordstrom’s success with the customer and our ability to leverage new technologies.

Are you an experienced network engineer who enjoys designing solutions that drive the success of a world-class company? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you are empowered to make decisions that directly impact the success of that business? At Nordstrom, we know there is a direct line between company success and our ability to leverage technology to the fullest.

**In this role, you will:**

+ Be accountable for design, architecture, maintenance, and production operational support of our network (Cisco Catalyst/Nexus, Juniper VXLAN Data Center Fabric, along with Aruba Wireless Infrastructure & Cisco Meraki Appliances).

+ Generate novel approaches, and solutions to business requirements focusing on low cost, long term durable solutions that exceed our internal and external customer’s expectations.

+ Manage and drive cross-functional infrastructure projects from inception to deployment with an especially keen eye for production/operational durability post-deployment.

+ Participate in 24×7 on-call rotation

**Desired Skills and Experience**

+ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

+ >5 years of networking experience

+ >3 years of experience utilizing Ansible, AWX, or Python to develop tools/frameworks to orchestrating config application in a Network CI/CD environment.

+ Complex ISP peering and routing using BGP (SD-WAN, high-performance multi-provider edge)

+ Mastery of one of the following; Wireless Engineering and Operations (Aruba), Data Center (Cisco and Juniper based), or virtualization/host layer networking.

+ Demonstrated ability to respond to and rectify the most challenging network operational defects.

+ Understanding of network management fundamentals and related tools. (LiveNX, SolarWinds, ArubaAirWave,Clearpass, Contrail)

+ Experience with leading load balancing solutions preferred (F5, AWS ELB/ALB)

+ Ability to implement and troubleshoot security constructs such as ACLs and basic Firewall rules.

+ Experience with Security controls such as Network Security TAPs and the analytics that flow from those types of tools for analytical discovery

+ Experience with Linux systems administration

+ Familiarity with cloud solutions specifically AWS, GCP & hybrid workload scenarios (on-prem/off)

+ Understanding of agile methodologies and DevOps concept preferred (ITIL and TOGAF frameworks preferable) 

+ Practical familiarity with SD-WAN or other system orchestrated routing is preferential. 

+ Experience in identifying operational metrics and surfacing those that have a business impact is a critical skill for this role.

+ Familiarity with JIRA and Sprint focused work in a team environment is crucial in this role.

+ Experience with all parts of the procurement process from requirements gathering toRFxdevelopment and implementation is a preferred skill.

**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!

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