Nordstrom
Chicago, IL

Engineer 2 - Merch Inventory Platform

| Chicago

Job Description

An Engineer 2 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 function level.

 

An Engineer 2 within the Merch Inventory Platform space provides on-call support and maintains system health across the org. Additionally, they will help support the major migration of RMS from RMS9 to RMS14 + Retail to Cost accounting. A big focus of the team is improving operational efficiency by building test frameworks for both functional and performance testing to support various stack teams.

 

A day in the life…

  • Design and collaborate with local and partner teams
  • Test all scenarios and conform to quality standards
  • Identify performance issues; apply knowledge of security coding practices and secure system fundamentals (e.g., cross-site scripting, security certificates)
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of information technology concepts issues, trends and best practices as they relate to the discipline/practice
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of specific needs of a major line of business and the related set of applications, systems or functions

 

You own this if you have…

  • You have strong hands-on with an object-oriented programming language like C# or Java.
  • You’ve got 2+ years of experience writing SQL queries in Oracle, MS SQL Server and MySQL environments.
  • Understanding and experience in cloud computing applications in AWS, Azure or Google Cloud including DynamoDB / SQS / S3 / serverless architecture / Lambdas.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker, including building containerized applications.
  •  Designing tests that effectively assess the quality, scalability, robustness, and performance of highly scalable distributed applications.
  •  Knowledge of CI/CD process and ability to create and work on scheduling jobs.
  • Designing and executing unit, functional test cases automated/scripted approaches.
  • Knowledge of writing Behavior Driven Development (BDD) test cases in Cucumber or Specflow using Gherkins.
  • Thorough working knowledge with a distributed version control system like GitLab, GitHub.
  • Strong knowledge with Agile Methodologies and Scrum concepts and ceremonies.
  • You enjoy thinking abstractly and creatively in order to solve ambiguous and undefined problems.
  • Experience with Oracle RMS systems a plus.
  • Prior working with retail business domain a plus.

 

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

 

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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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Nordstrom Benefits Overview

Nordstrom offers comprehensive, flexible benefits to our employees and their families.

HEALTH BENEFITS
Medical/Vision
Dental
Wellness Program
myStrength® Program

INCOME PROTECTION
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Life Insurance
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

RETIREMENT & SAVINGS
401(k) Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan

TIME AWAY
Paid Time Off
Bereavement Leave
Leave of Absence
Sabbatical Leave
Paid Maternity & Parental Leave

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS
Commuter
Dependent Care
Health Care Health Savings

LIFE/WORK BENEFITS
Merchandise Discount
Transit or Work From Home Subsidy
Adoption Financial Assistance
Employee Assistance Program
Group Home/Auto Insurance
Group Legal Services
“No Meeting” Time Blocks
Caregiving Benefits
Employee Charitable Match Program
Rethink Program

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

On-site coffee bar with barista and snacks • Full bar • Rooftop with city views • Did we mention merchandise discounts?

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