Job Posting Description
A Senior Principal Engineer is part of a key team of Nordstrom IT professionals that applies scientific, mathematical and social principles to design, build, and maintain technology products, devices, systems and solutions. This is a strategic position within the Engineering discipline, influencing the direction and technology decisions for discipline/practice. The scope, responsibility and accountability is at the solution level.
Product and Pricing Data is an integral part of Nordstrom's multiple key decisions affecting everything from Planning and Buying the product to the final sale. We are at the center of future workflow development coordinating across vendors and all internal Nordstrom teams responsible for selecting and setting up Product to sell.
This team is focused on three main areas:
Product Platform Group will host processes and UI that starts with Product Ingestion and includes Item set up, Item selection, Quantification and Ordering.
Price Group supports the Price and Promotion team who determines customer specific price for items and services. supports events like Markdown, Clearance, Promotions, Price match.
Catalog management: Normalization of 3rd party product data, Customer specific pricing, Advance product insights
A day in the life…
Apply advanced concepts, theories and principles to create multi-disciplinary innovations and solutions for the most complex or risky business situations
Contribute to development of new principles and concepts
Collaborate with and influence team, partners and organization
Provide thought leadership across multiple organizations to ensure that systems and services are designed, and operating to achieve optimal levels of performance, reliability and sustainability
Ensure security coding practices and security system fundamentals across multiple organizations
Demonstrate ability to identify important areas to instrument across multiple organizations
Identify & interpret KPIs for continuous improvement across multiple organizations
You own this if you have…
10+ years professional experience in practice area
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in CS, Engineering
Who you are...
A trendsetter. You thrive in an intellectually challenging environment with leading edge technologies.
A teacher. You’re able to mentor your peers and help our team grow.
A learner. You have an insatiable thirst for knowledge and greater understanding.
A pragmatist. Your goal is to create useful products, not build technology for technology’s sake.
An empath. You understand what the customer needs and use that perspective to create the best user experience.
How we work...
With others. We have remote pairing tools where engineers often work together, as well as virtual collaboration tools for building out architecture solutions.
With transparency. We encourage open dialog and discourse. We don’t encourage silos.
With agility. We don’t believe in following a process for process’s sake. We ship frequently and focus on delivering incremental value.
With open minds. We are committed to building a diverse team of people with unique perspectives. This encourages a healthy and inclusive environment that builds a more sustainable, successful company.
With pride. We value our people most of all. We invest in ourselves by applying our own strengths and interests to company needs.
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 www.nordstrom.com.
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