Date Posted: 8/20/2018

Information Architect, Enterprise Architecture & Platforms - NIke Technology


  • Nike, Inc.
  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Beaverton
  • 0 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available
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, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world’s largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.
DescriptionNike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world’s largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.If you're ready to innovate and lead in the Solution Architecture space, join Nike’s Enterprise Architecture organization! You will be part of an organization that is revolutionizing Nike technology platforms and architecting a technology landscape that is simplified, modern, flexible and will ultimately enable Nike on its journey to 2020 and beyond. The Lead Analytics Architect will provide leadership in architectural planning and in driving solutions across multiple domains/ solution areas, contributing to the future success of the business through innovations in technology. A person in this role will be responsible for leading opportunity identification and analysis, problem definition, and overseeing the development and deployment of advanced analytic tools and methods within the Enterprise Architecture organization. This role, along with engineering leaders within Analytics will lead and contribute to the definition of an overarching analytics strategy and architecture that will align analytics investments with the highest impact areas, while producing a suite of complementary models, tools, and technologiesThe ideal candidate for this role will have a passion for all things data and analytics and a unique ability to provide strategic advantage for Nike through innovative solutions. Responsibilities:Evangelize break through analytics solutions through adoption of big data, cloud native technologies, Machine learning and Data Science 
Partner with Product and Engineering leadership to establish an architectural plan across multiple solution areas, in consideration of the product roadmaps 
Participate in design and engineering of analytics solutions that have significant strategic impact and achieve long term competitive advantage for Nike.
Embrace and influence domain driven design and architecture principles of security, scale, uptime and reliability
Partner with business leaders to provide expert technical advice and influence strategic decision making
Guide and mentor engineering teams to raise collective technical expertise 
Demonstrate a strong bias for architecture principles balanced with tactical timelines, cost and risks
Contribute to architecture guiding principles, development standards, training and hiring 
Define and implement architecture strategy and principles for enterprise data management
Build information models by domain, including data api - schema definition
Build end to end information and data landscape
Partner with reference architecture and ea platform
Define solution architecture for master data management, data quality, governance
Key ResponsibilitiesPartner with our other capabilities teams to understand projects that are approved for implementation or are being studied for potential implementation and to research and estimate them.
Up to date knowledge in database technologies, data warehousing, ETL and data architecture, master data management techniques.
Responsible in translating business requirements into canonical, logical and physical data model.
Work with the technical resource manager to estimate and staff resources on your project. 
Works with database administrator to create physical database designs.
Broad knowledge of relational database systems, query language and thorough knowledge of referential integrity.
Assist with the development and enforcement data modeling standards
Mentor and coach your technical team on approaches and best practices for leading large technical Modeling. 
Information domains involved (including entities authored, entities needed)
Alignment with domain model (when ready)
Conceptual models for those domains
High level system landscape for the information domains
Analytics landscape for these domains
Alignment with EDM on data definitions and governance strategy as well as Naming standards, term alignment
Alignment with solution architecture for MDM and Analytics specific to the domain
Data Architecture artifacts:Data Interface details (detail schema) – Entities, key attributes
Data Source identification (click-down from landscape doc from above)
Logical data model when needed (key entities, attributes)
Physical data models for analytics (key entities, attributes)
Detailed Physical data models and mappings – overlaps with engineering/ development
Alignment with EDM on specific data governance requirements, specific standards for the data in scope
QualificationsBachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Information Management
3+ years in technology leader or architect roles 
5+ years providing technical leadership to technical, business & cross-functional teams
7+ years in hands-on data analysis, modeling and engineering
Strong understanding of data and analytics solution architecture, including experience with Big Data, Relational databases, APIs and batch data processing
Data quality, governance
Master data management
A solid understanding of databases, data integration, reporting and analytics platforms with a proven background and record in architecture and implementation of data products, integrating with OLTP and 3rd party systems
Working knowledge of statistical and predictive modeling concepts and disciplines
Demonstrated track record of leading within complex organizations requiring strong influence management skills - ability to work cooperatively at all levels in matrix environment
Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills with ability to facilitate technology strategy, requirements and architecture conversations with all stakeholders (management, business users, and technology resources)
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.
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Date Posted: 8/20/2018

Information Architect, Enterprise Architecture & Platforms - NIke Technology


  • Nike, Inc.
  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Beaverton
  • 0 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available