Date Posted: 8/20/2018

Expert Architect ECommerce - GTMS - 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.
DescriptionAs the Expert Architect for the Digital B2B Commerce team in the Go-To-Market Solutions (GTMS) group at Nike, you will provide expertise in IT architecture and all associated systems including integration methodology, business processes, process re-engineering and process improvement. You’ll work complex projects and contribute to the overall strategic vision of the organization. You’ll integrate a broad range of ideas regarding IT architecture and ensure alignment with the Sales, Product and, Enterprise architectural vision & roadmap. 

You’ll be responsible for consultation with technology partners (both internal and external) and knowledge transfer. Your role's focus is broader than just the B2B eCommerce solutions and would involve all technologies that are part of the integration with upstream Product systems and end-to-end Sales business processes and sub-processes. You'll provide expertise, thought leadership, create strategies and make recommendations on a wide variety of complex issues having a significant and strategic impact on processes and the business. 

You will create roadmaps that connect business strategies to IT capabilities, and provide a milestone view of the cadence needed to move from current state to future state.  The architecture that you will deliver will be performant and pragmatic with applicability to meet immediate business needs and factor future business growth and direction. You will provide team leadership, including technical skill development, issue resolution, and on-boarding and mentoring of Technical Leads and Performance Engineers. You will provide oversight for large releases for cross-functional, business-critical projects from an end-to-end perspective (e.g. environment coordination, concept testing, UAT and release coordination). You will also assist in managing project dependencies to ensure milestone adherence and release integrity (including defining and communicating measures to assess release success).

You'll represent Go-To-Market Solutions on key business relationships from an architectural and technical point of view. You'll work with business and IT leadership, enterprise architecture, IT partner teams and external vendors to meet objectives. You'll work in a team environment where you'll be expected to provide technical leadership and direction while communicating effectively across teams.
Additional Roles and Responsibilities
Manage risks and resolves issues that affect performance, schedule and quality
Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and that they meet expectations
Communicate risks, plans, commitments and changes to business partners and IT leadership
Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams
Assist with release readiness reviews, milestone reviews and business go/no-go meetings
Work with varied stakeholder groups to ensure alignment around objectives, priorities, resourcing, schedules, and ownership
Create requirements, specifications, and architectural solution documentation
Assess the current implementations and architectures, review for gaps against business needs and industry best practices
Determine business process design and re-engineering impacts
Provide oversight to initiatives across the organization to ensure alignment of priorities and coordination of inter-related projects and resources, and ensure consistency and leverage across technologies, data sources, and architectures
Qualifications
What We’re Looking For:
To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone.  We're looking for someone special, someone who had these experiences and clearly demonstrated these skills:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field
8 years business, IT or related experience
5 years enterprise, business or solutions architecture experience
Hands on engineering experience with public cloud, distributed computing, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), and custom developed solutions
Experience building highly-scalable, enterprise-grade web services
Experience and adaptability to working in a Lean/Agile (Scrum and XP) delivery environment
Expertise in Java and HTML technologies
Ability to develop or improve strategic processes
Ability to consult, transfer knowledge and act as a resource for the resolution of unique opportunities
Ability to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities
Ability to partner with and influence key stakeholders, tech leads and architects
Strong organizational skills (multi-tasking) and a self-motivator
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge in governances and best practices for enterprise architecture strategies and roadmaps
Ability to communicate technical information to and influence a wide and varied audience
Ability to pass a 7-year background investigation
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

Expert Architect ECommerce - GTMS - Nike Technology


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