Job Description

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally.  Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.

Who are we looking for

We are looking for an experienced engineering leader to lead and handle North America’s data engineering organization and work on building scalable data products. This person will participate in architecture and design discussions, own end-to-end solution delivery, collaborator management, partner with platform engineering, collaborate with other engineering teams, and guide and mentor data engineers managers and engineers. The ideal candidate will have outstanding communication skills, experience in building and leading data engineering teams, confirmed data design and implementation capabilities, strong business insight, and a highly developed drive to deliver results. The person in this role will be technically proficient and excel at collaborating with managers, leads, engineers, analysts, and collaborators. They will be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, and will enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

What will you work on

In this role, you will manage a data engineering organization focused on building and delivering scalable data and analytics solutions in Nike Direct, Supply Chain, and Commercial space focused on North America geography. The team will design, implement and integrate new technologies and evolve data and analytics products. You will be chipping in to all aspects of data engineering from ingestion, transformation, curation, and consumption in addition to designing and building test-driven development, reusable frameworks, automated workflows, and libraries at scale to support analytics products. You will also participate in architecture and design discussions to process and store high-volume data sets.

Whom will you work with

This role is part of the North America Data & Analytics Organization. You will work with world-class talent in the field of Data Engineering to better business insights and drive data-driven decisions across the organization. You’ll be working closely with Internal collaborators, Product Owners, Engineering Leaders, Data Analysts, Big Data Leads, and Engineers. One of Nike’s maxims is “Win as a Team” and you will be working in a very collaborative environment and will find success in collaboration, a positive attitude, and hard work.


What you bring

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in data analytics information technology, information security/assurance, computer science, engineering, or related field of study, or any combination or relevant equivalent experience, education and training
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in the Data Engineering field
  • 4+ years experience in leading and handling engineering teams
  • 4+ years experience working with Hadoop and Big Data processing frameworks (Spark, Hive, Nifi, Spark-Streaming, Flink, etc.)
  • Strong experience in building scalable, real-time, and high-performance cloud data lake solutions
  • Strong experience with relational SQL and programming languages such as Python, Scala, or Java
  • Experience with source control tools such as GitHub and related CI/CD processes
  • Experience working with Big Data streaming services such as Kinesis, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience working with NoSQL data stores such as HBase, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Experience provisioning RESTful APIs to enable real-time data consumption
  • Experience working in AWS environment primarily EMR, S3, Kinesis, Redshift, Athena, etc
  • Experience with data warehouses/RDBMS like Snowflake & Teradata
  • Strong understanding of algorithms, data structures, data architecture, and technical designs. Has a strong problem solving and analytical approach


NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.


Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 year ago
Job Expire In:
4mos 1w
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Bachelor Degree
10+ Years
  • Founded In
    Mar 02, 2023
  • Company Size
    500+ Members
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