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Senior Software Engineer II - Personalized Curation

Company: Nordstrom Inc
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNordstrom Styling is looking for a Sr. Engineer II to join our technology team. Engineer Senior IIs are organization wide leaders that design systems where implementation spans multiple weeks or months and incorporates a full team's worth of engineers. They are typically responsible for ensuring the team's work is high quality and that all designs are clear and complete for successful execution.The Personalized Curation team is a part of the Nordstrom Styling organization. We are looking to expand on building AI driven curations and product selections across different channels to enable personalized product recommendations for our customers. One of our missions is to enable the input from our fashion authority to reach our customers where they meet us. We are a team that operates in the exciting space between Customers, Merchandisers and Data Science with interesting opportunities and problems to solveAs part of this team, you will play an instrumental part in the strategy, planning and execution of the Nordstrom Styling Technical Roadmap. You should enjoy being surrounded by talented engineers, learning from others, as well leveling up those around you by being an inclusive leader and collaborator.Tech stack...

  • Currently, the team works on multiple platforms. Out teams uses React for our front end and out service layer is a combination of node.js, Java and Python.What Skills You'll BringRead this first: Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat to see what skills/experience you are able to bring to this team.Core Skills...
    • Has expert knowledge of at least one backend programming language (Java/nodeJs/Python etc.) and microservice architecture
    • Is experienced in building fault tolerant, scalable applications using event driven architecture.
    • Takes responsibility of systems or designs that span multiple people's work, breaking work into smaller tasks for the team.
    • Champions new techniques across the organization.
    • Understands tradeoffs in different types of engineering processes and can adjust a team process to meet the needs of the project and others on the team.
    • Ensures their work and that of their team members follows the engineering and security standards; contributes to the standards.
    • Mentor junior team members on the best coding techniques and how/why coding standards fit into architecture goals.
    • Has a strong understanding of the business and is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
    • Familiar with standard industry practices for work tracking to ensure work is consistent, measurable, and within stated goals.
    • Able to make technical tradeoffs between short term needs and long-term business needs.Additional Skills...
      • Experience leveraging Data Science models to build recommenders is a plus
      • knowledge of Kubernetes and AWS is a plus
      • Prior knowledge building and querying Search Indexes is a plus#LI-TM1We'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 ResourcesA 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.Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com.Nordstrom Careers Privacy Policy: https://careers.nordstrom.com/#/contact-us/privacy-- 2021 Nordstrom, Inc.Current Nordstrom employees: To apply, log into Workday, click the Careers button and then click Find Jobs.

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