Senior Backend Engineer – Customer Platform

  • Overview

    We are looking for a passionate Backend Engineer who would like to work with a top-notch technology stack in a friendly and cozy atmosphere for one of the greatest retail companies in the USA.

    Why is Nordstrom one of the greatest? Founded in 1901, it prospered through two world wars, Spanish flu, Great Depression, the 2020 pandemic and still produces the highest quality products and service for their customers.

    Nordstrom is based in Seattle with a technology orientation rooted in Silicon Valley. You will work with the cleverest minds, who are eager to build superb services to match business requirements and win market share.

    And then there's Zoolatech! Just imagine a workplace and a team environment that you never want to leave once you have found it. Sound enticing? Apply to our position today and we can get you there.

    The Customer Communications & Privacy team designs, implements, and supports the systems that enable transactional customer communications (email/SMS/phone) and customer data access/delete requests. We pride ourselves on providing best-in-class solutions whilst having fun. To support our ambitions, we are recruiting a qualified Senior Software Development Engineer to join our team. Qualified candidates must be able to contribute to an inspiring workplace where talented people feel empowered to drive amazing customer experiences and business results for Nordstrom.

  • Responsibilities

    • Actively participate in a full-stack team prepared to meet evolving customer needs

    • Collaborate with Product, Program and other engineering teams to deliver best-in-class solutions

    • Embrace the DevOps model by owning the end-to-end technology and infrastructure stack

    • Analyze technology to identify and proactively pay down technical debt in key areas

    • Anticipate and remove blockers that are impeding the team’s success

    • Ensure the application/system health, striving for minimal defects and downtime

    • Advocate for data driven decision making, so we prioritize the right work

    • Mentor more junior engineers, recognizing strengths and opportunities

    KEY QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelors in Computer Science or closely related degree

    • Experience in designing and delivering web based services and applications

    • Strong experience in operational excellence (health monitoring, operational metrics)

    • Great design and problem solving skills, with strong bias for engineering excellence

    • Good knowledge of software engineering practices, SDLC, build process and operations

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • 5+ years of relevant work experience

    • 1+ years leading/mentoring other engineers

  • We Require

    • Object Oriented Programming Language (Java required, C#, C++, etc.)

    • Cloud Platforms (AWS preferred, Azure, and/or GCP)

    • Database Tech (Dynamo, Mongo, SQL Server, and/or Oracle)

    • Data Streaming (Kafka, Kinesis, etc.)

    • Version Control (Git, TFS, etc.)

    • Project Management Tools (Jira, Microsoft Project, etc.)

    • CI/CD (Gitlab CI, Jenkins, GoCD, Azure Pipelines, etc.)

    • node.js would be nice to have

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