Engineering Manager - ML Platform at Nordstrom
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. \\n \\nThis position is about... \\nWe 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! \\n \\nAs Engineering Manager 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. \\n \\nAs 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. \\n \\nThis is a rare opportunity to join a crucial team at a pivotal moment - I hope you join us. \\n \\nA day in the life... \\n\\nContributes to architecture, coding, test plans, project plans, deployment planning and operations to drive excellence and lead organization towards its goals \\n\\nEmploy 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). \\n\\nLeading the development of technical solutions (e.g., APIs, SDKs, etc.) that support discovering, enriching, and surfacing data across Nordstrom \\n\\nDeveloping and fostering a healthy and collaborative culture for your team that embodies both industry best practices and Nordstrom values \\n\\nGrowing and developing an incredible team of talented and motivated engineers with high expectations around individual ownership and impact \\n\\nAssists in enhancing department vision and strategies to support company goals and receives guidance from more senior leaders \\n\\nInfluencing key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions \\n\\nHire capable and motivated talent/teams that can deliver swiftly and predictably, adjusting in an agile fashion to deliver solutions aligned with business needs \\n\\nMotivates individuals and team to deliver measurable results \\n\\nProven 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) \\n\\n \\nYou own this if you have... \\n\\nB.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or comparable experience \\n\\nExperience (2+ years) managing/leading a team of junior and senior engineers to achieve impactful results \\n\\n5+ years of relevant work experience \\n\\nProfound care for your people and the desire to help those who want to help themselves \\n\\nDemonstrates knowledge of tools and processes including Software Delivery Methodologies \\n\\nDeep experience in development, are comfortable working in code and skilled at explaining and advocating for new technologies and solutions. \\n\\nPragmatism. You can prioritize, simplify, and make a path toward results. \\n\\nProactive mindset. You seek the best solution for the company and customer and take action without being directed \\n\\nThe capability to truly listen to our customers and partners, internalize their needs and develop simple and elegant solutions that they can't live without \\n\\nA bias towards action guided by evidence-based decision-making mindset \\n\\nPossess relevant experience with machine learning and data science concepts \\n\\nExperience in AWS, Flink, Kafka, Spark, Kubernetes and REST API is a big plus\\n\\nThis range may vary for candidates hired to work in locations other than Colorado.\\n\\nMinimum = $94,300/annually\\n\\nMaximum = $155,700/annually
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