Nordstrom Software Development Engineer 3 in Seattle, Washington

Join the Web Performance Team! We believe that with our talented engineers, smart technology, and passionate customers we can deliver the best retail experience on the web. We’re looking for a Senior Front-End engineer to help us re-architect and refine our customer-facing UI. Help us solve complex problems with data and automation, while ruthlessly pursuing incremental wins that scale our systems to the next level of sustained performance. We value collaboration, innovation, and passion for delivery while sustaining work life balance.


You’ll help us improve all performance aspects of the UI. From CSS, layout, render, DOM, to the compute footprint of our JavaScript, to hyper-detailed network optimization. If it has performance impact, we care about it. You’ll enhance our existing React UI code and help drive the future direction of our stack and architecture. Our leadership recognizes the critical importance of performance. Your work has a direct and measurable impact on our most important metrics within engineering and the organization as a whole.


  • 5 years of industry experience developing production customer-facing web applications.

  • Proficient in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and the modern front-end stack e.g. Babel, React, Redux.

  • Strong understanding of JavaScript’s semantics and runtime performance characteristics.

  • Demonstrated ability to produce well-written and succinct technical analysis and documentation to stakeholders in development and product management.

  • Production experience with Node.js is a plus.

About us:

Since 1901, Nordstrom has offered a wide variety of quality apparel, shoes and accessories for men, women and children at our stores across the country. We're proud to be named to Fortune™ magazine's list of '100 Best Companies to Work For.' We believe this recognition comes from our desire to empower our employees to set their sights high and deliver exceptional service to customers.

As a Nordstrom employee, you can feel confident that your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical/vision and dental coverage, a generous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(K) savings and profit sharing plan and much more.

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

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Job: *Technology

Title: Software Development Engineer 3

Location: Washington-Seattle

Requisition ID: 270593