Software Engineering Manager - Edge Computing at Nordstrom
Job DescriptionNordstrom 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…
At Nordstrom, we strive to help our customers feel good and look their best. In fact, customer understanding is at the very heart of what we do. Using technology like edge computing and computer vision, we strive to deepen that understanding while genuinely respecting our customers’ privacy. This is such an exciting space that we actually presented this team’s work at Grace Hopper last year in a talk entitled “Customer Insights: Leveraging Computer Vision and Edge Computing!”
As Engineering Manager for the Edge Computing team, you will guide the growth and delivery of Nordstrom’s Edge Computing platform. By deriving in-store traffic metrics and customer behavior, this solution provides key insights into improving customer experiences, store operations and layout. With a balance of technical leadership and people management skills, you will empower your team to deliver compelling features across a multitude of environments.
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.
You are responsible for...
The Edge Computing system and its technical evolution
The development of machine learning models and data ingestion pipeline
Contribute to architecture, coding, test plans, project plans, deployment planning and operations to drive excellence and lead team towards its goals
Developing and fostering a healthy and collaborative culture for your team that embodies both industry best practices and Nordstrom values
Growing and developing an incredible team of talented and motivated engineers with high expectations around individual ownership and impact
Driving the roadmap and technical vision for the team, collaborate with product groups and partner teams to deliver value to our customers
Influencing key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions
Being the bar raiser, pushing the limit on how solutions are designed and built, how systems are operated, and how we support our engineers to deliver better experiences for our customers
You own this if you have...
B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or comparable experience
Experience (5+ years) managing and leading a team of junior and senior engineers to achieve impactful results
Demonstrable experience owning and operating business critical systems servicing internal and external customers
Deep experience in development, are comfortable working in code and skilled at explaining and advocating for new technologies and solutions.
Profound care for your people and the desire to help those who want to help themselves
Demonstrable ability to establish a vision, define a roadmap, and to execute on it
Pragmatism. You can prioritize, simplify, and make a path toward results.
Proactive mindset. You seek the best solution for the company and customer and take action without being directed
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 evidence-based decision-making mindset
Possess relevant experience with machine learning and data science concepts
Experience in AWS, Kafka, Spark, Kubernetes and REST API is a big plus
This range may vary for candidates hired to work in locations other than Colorado.
Minimum = $94,300/annually
Maximum = $155,700/annually
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.
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