Nordstrom Software Engineer 2 - Developer Experience in Seattle, Washington

If you’re passionate about creating the best development experience for yourself and fellow software engineers, the Nordstrom DevOps Tools team may be the place for you!

Nordstrom understands that having happy developers is important. At the heart of our strategy is to create the best development experience through great tooling and patterns.

The Nordstrom DevOps tools team owns version control, artifact repositories, project management and collaboration tooling.

A day in the life...

  • Design high-availability systems that power the productivity of thousands of engineers

  • Contribute to the project plan

  • Mentor junior members of the team

  • Contribute code back to open source projects used by the team

  • Write new components from scratch when there is no suitable open source project

  • Build monitoring and alerting

  • Ensure systems perform according to service level objectives

  • Create and maintain deployment pipelines

  • Interact with users to promote best practices

  • Troubleshoot and fix the system when it breaks

  • Share the responsibility of being on-call

  • Evaluate and recommend products for future service offerings


You own this if you have...

  • Expertise in engineering HA systems

  • Proficiency with AWS

  • Proficiency with shell scripting and related tools

  • Proficiency with Linux SysOps tasks

  • Proficiency with good engineering practices: version control, testing, etc.

  • Experience using Docker and Kubernetes in production

  • Familiarity with networking, comp sci stuff, and distributed systems

  • Desire to keep learning new technologies

  • Ability to write clean, readable code

  • Understanding of security concepts

  • Focus on users and customers

We've got you covered...

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, matching for charitable giving, employee stock purchase plan, and much more depending on your role.

/We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment./


This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.


Job: *Technology

Title: Software Engineer 2 - Developer Experience

Location: Washington-Seattle

Requisition ID: 334469