Principal Software Engineer, Asset Platform – Marketing Technology

Nike, Inc.

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

0 year(s)
Job Description

NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and outstanding mobile apps to developing products and providing groundbreaking engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to redefine 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.

The Marketing Asset team focuses on building scalable platforms for creation, management, and delivery of Nike’s digital media. We seamlessly integrate with upstream products and brand planning and to downstream content management systems, and social and mobile experiences. We use the cloud to scale our application, and technologies like CDN’s to help provide reliable access to our assets around the globe. Nike’s Marketing Assets platforms is a key driver for automation and delivery of dynamic media content, powering Nike’s Global, Personalized, Consumer anywhere experiences and journeys for the world’s athletes.

We are looking for experienced technologists and architects to join our team in Bengaluru, India.

The principal engineer will work with a squad of world class engineers, ensures high quality and well architected solutions.


We build solutions for the management and delivery of images and video at the scale for Nike’s global athlete community. We rely upon agile principles to devise cloud-based solutions to build a best-in-class digital asset management and delivery platform. We participate in the open-source community and partner with key vendors. At our core, we are a team with diverse talents and interests that strive to build world-class platforms. It feels natural for this team to not only solve challenges that come our way but seek opportunities for innovation and transformation.

Your role:

As a principal engineer, you will architect, design, and deploy end-to-end solutions that transform our business. You will be a technology contributor and will be expected to demonstrate code and product ownership; informing product owners on technology-related business problems; formulating options and assessing their relative merits and risk to figure out the best solution.

In this role, you will keep up to date with the world of platforms and build a capability maturity vision to ensure that we are always aiming to be outstanding. Mentor software developers on the team, conduct code reviews, ensure that all the work meets industry standards. Assist in solving and resolving production issues. Work with multi-functional engineering and architecture teams at Nike to build the future of sports.
• Set goals, vision and create technical road map for the team
• Collaborate with a globally distributed team
• Work closely with the product management team to ensure we're building the best products
• Partner with Product, Architecture and engineering to create, influence the product backlog and make decisions on technical debt and feature road maps
• Provide technical leadership in the evaluation, conceptualization, design, and development of major new capabilities
• Share takeaways through blogs, talks and discussions across Nike
• Drive multi-functional alignment and technical delivery of major capabilities across value streams


This role is part of the Nike’s Brand Creative and Digital Asset Management teams within Marketing Technology.