Senior Engineer 2- Machine Learning Platform

Senior Engineer 2- Machine Learning Platform

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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 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. As an Engineering Manager at Nordstrom, you will have the opportunity to combine your passion for technology and fashion to build a compelling and delightful experience for our valued customers. 

This position is about… 

We are building the road to real-time, machine-learned insights and we need your help. Imagine a world where anyone from an engineer to an executive can easily discover key data within our cloud, transform it seamlessly and use machine learning to drive actual business decisions in real time. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity and we have only just begun! 

As Senior Software Engineer 2 for Nordstrom’s Machine Learning Platform (MLP), you will be at the heart of ML for the entire company. From computer vision to natural language processing, MLP powers more and more of Nordstrom's business metrics and decision making. As a leader, you will collaborate with data scientists and engineering leaders from all of Nordstrom's brands, building a platform that delights our internal customers while maintaining exceptional reliability and resiliency. While partnering closely with these teams, you will have the opportunity to distill a wide variety of use cases into reusable engineering components, delivering them in tandem with business-driven projects. Finally, by encapsulating complexity and promoting model and service discovery, you will create a platform that truly democratizes machine learning. 

As a technical leader within Nordstrom, you will raise the bar for your team, helping them to deliver their best work. You will also help each team member grow, identifying teachable moments, training and work that supports their career goals.  

This is a rare opportunity to join a crucial team at a pivotal moment – I hope you join us. 

A day in the life… 

  • Contributes to architecture, coding, test plans, project plans, deployment planning and operations to drive excellence and lead organization towards its goals 
  • Designs at the organization level, considering up/downstream integration.
  • Employ continuous improvement methodologies across your team (e.g. quantifies impacts customer first, waste elimination, increased productivity, iterates quickly, shorten feedback loop, experience creating relevant KPIs).  
  • Leading the development of technical solutions (e.g., APIs, SDKs, etc.) that support discovering, enriching, and surfacing data across Nordstrom 
  • 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.
  • Influencing key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions 
  • Proven record of accomplishment of applying continuous improvement methodologies across teams (e.g. quantifies impacts, customer first, waste elimination, increased productivity, iterates quickly, shorten feedback loop, experience creating relevant KPIs) 

You own this if you have... 

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience 
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or comparable experience 
  • Experience supporting tier 1 platform
  • Experience developing high quality, high-performance service in Go and Python
  • Experience with cloud-based services (AWS/GCP)
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Possess relevant experience with machine learning and data science concepts 
  • Experience in AWS, Flink, Kafka, Spark, Kubernetes, and REST API
  • 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 an evidence-based decision-making mind

Nordstrom is able to offer remote employment of this position in all US states except AR, MS, MT, NE, NH, ND, SD, VT, WV, and WY.#LI-Remote

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.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at

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Current Nordstrom employees: To apply, log into Workday, click the Careers button and then click Find Jobs.

Pay Range Details

The pay range(s) below are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.

Colorado: $131,000 - $203,000 annually, Nevada: $131,000 - $203,000 annually
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