Senior Java Software Engineer
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Los Angeles CA
Over a year ago, we began our journey to transform our approach to
data and analytics from a batch-centric platform with siloed data
marts, to our Nordstrom Analytical Platform (NAP), a real-time,
event-streaming-centric, analytical platform that provides high
quality, pre-stitched 360 views of our customers, products,
inventory, customer service, fulfilment/logistics, and credit. This
year, we are developing and releasing the next iterations of the
NAP Supply Chain and Inventory data products enabling executive
leadership, data analytics and data science teams, warehouse and
store operations and business users to develop and deliver critical
and actionable KPIs to enhance and improve our Nordstrom Supply
Chain Network, Inventory management and further improve our well
known Nordstrom Customer Service.
Nordstrom Data Technology is pivotal to the Nordstrom customer
experience. As a Senior Engineer you will own the design and build
the next generation of the Nordstrom Analytics Platform and deliver
on the strategic vision of critical Supply Chain Analytics and
focused features and services to enhance the inventory management,
vendor compliance, customer orders, routing and supply chain and
store operations across the Nordstrom Supply Chain Network with a
near-real time data platform, Nordstrom Analytical Platform (NAP).
You will be a key part of our Nordstrom Technology team 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
Senior Engineer will focus on leading the design and development of
highly scalable software applications, services, data pipelines and
database solutions. The ideal candidate is creative,
customer-driven and has a passion for data products. This
opportunity also provides various avenues to collaborate and
influence several other platforms within Nordstrom Technology and
have a company-wide impact - both business and engineering.
A day in the life---
Possesses deep proficiency of data engineering best practice(s)
Coding proficiency in at least one modern programming language
(e.g. Python, Java, Scala)
Design and develop distributed data processing pipelines in the Big
Data ecosystem using Spark, Flink, Kafka, Hive, Hbase, Presto,
Proficiency in writing SQL queries, schema design, and familiar
with relational MPP databases such as Teradata and Redshift and/or
Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Presto, Pig, Spark, etc.).
Working experience with various data formats such as Avro, JSON,
Experience with cloud environments such as AWS or Azure.
Experience with automation and orchestration platforms such as
Partner with the Engineering Manager, Data Engineers, Technical
Program Managers, Analysts, Data Scientists and other stakeholders
on building a best-in-class suite of processing tools and reporting
mechanisms to bring the most salient, insightful data more directly
into key business functions.
Continual performance tuning and capacity planning for future
Provide a constant flow of new and innovative ideas.
Integrates broad working knowledge in related disciplines to create
integrated technical innovations/ solutions for complex business
Serves as lead resource for dealing with challenging technical
Works with larger team to drive to resolution on complex
Accountable for resolving specific issues within a particular area,
application, technology or system.
Some exposure to working cross discipline and driving solutions for
moderately complex business situations.
Leads end-to-end engineering support for projects and problems of
complex scope and impact within practice.
Viewed as a trusted engineering resource.
You own this if you have---
5-7+ years of professional experience
5+ years of experience in at least one modern programming language
(e.g. Python, Java, Scala)
4+ years of experience with MPP Databases, SQL, data modeling, data
mining, and automated engineering solutions.
Experience in developing near real-time data processing solutions
using Kafka, Flink, Spark Streaming is a major plus
Experience mentoring others.
Makes decisions which influence and impact the success of
Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Science, Engineering, or
equivalent practical experience
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
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.
- 2021 Nordstrom, Inc.
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