Date Posted: 8/18/2018

Director, Product Management, Advanced Analytics & Machine Learning - 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 Director, Product Management, Advanced Analytics & Machine Learning you will be a key leader and part of a growing that is integral to envisioning and building the capabilities needed that allows us to serve the consumer faster and more personally, at scale. This role, in conjunction with our business partners will help accelerate our greatest opportunities and put decision-making closer to the consumer, across Nike, so we can move at the speed of the marketplace. This highly visible team will work across the Nike business building elegant and scalable data solutions and evangelizing the adoption of Advance Analytics, Machine learning and Data Science deep into the Nike culture. The ideal candidate will combine demonstrated product owernship experience with expert Data Science, AI/ML/Open Source/Tech knowledge and outstanding business skills (revenue/cost drivers, supply chain, planning, customer experience, customer journey, communication, etc.) to manage the vision, roadmap, priorities and requirements to enable Nike to deliver complex/critical machine learning and AI projects driving significant unlocks across Nike.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSOperate as a thought leader and visionary, with the ability to guide, influence and inspire peak performance, innovation and adoption of technology solutions across the Nike value chain. 
Deeply understand the biggest areas of opportunity for the application of Data Science and Machine learning and develop solutions (products, engines and services) value propositions, positioning, and messaging that are differentiated, clear, defensible and impactful to the Nike business
Proactively Identify and Translate complex and loosely defined business requirements into clear product vision broken down into clearly defined and executable pieces enabling engineers to operate at speed 
Guide and inspire other product teams and business partners across Nike in data science, advanced analytics and ML best practices, and evangelize strategic use of data and engines throughout the business
Continually looking at the Nike value chain and external environment to challenge our assumptions around new sources of data, applications of advanced analytics, machine learning, tools, talent, partners, etc
Partner across other Data Science and Advanced analytics teams at Nike to help accelerate and build upon a culture of collaboration and teamwork.
Through a product management lens, enable Nike enterprise efforts to bring in new DS technologies, frameworks and methodologies at scale 
Proven track record of:Creating innovative advanced data products, algorithms and solutions, using the most recent technologies 
Evangelism of technology & data/analytics capabilities with business executives to solve their toughest challenges
Defining, managing and building complex data Products
SkillsStrong skills in team leadership and building positive business partner relationships
Strong networking skills and ability to work across multiple organizations to accomplish diverse goals
Demonstrated ability to influence critical business outcomes in a matrix based, global environment
Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical IT teams
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
Ability to work with onshore/offshore teams, and communicate using virtual communication tools (phone, conferencing, online meeting)
Experience working with data analytics solutions and the science behind them, either as a builder/provider of these solutions or as a client that uses them. 
Familiarity with the trends and opportunities in the big data space
QualificationsQualificationsBachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, mathematics, engineering, or equivalent.
5+ years in data and analytics engineering, data science, advanced analytics, data science or data product owner roles 
Hands on product management experience enabling engineering teams to develop, scale and implement machine learning algorithms (regression, support vector machines, decision trees, random forest, clustering, etc.), using relevant programming languages, and big data tools.
Working knowledge of advanced ML techniques (neural networks/deep learning, reinforcement learning, SVM, PCA, etc.).
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with software development and deployment in cloud environments of advanced analytics and Data Science Models
Experience with self-improving software systems leveraging machine learning techniques and technology at scale
Strong consultative skills to establish relationships across the broader Nike organization
Comfort communicating and interacting with engineers & data scientists, as well as understanding and translating the science of analytics to a more general audience
Desire to “roll up the sleeves” and get into the heart of the business
Demonstrable ability to work across a global matrix and ability to put strong communication, leadership and influencing skills to work to be successful
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: 8/18/2018

Director, Product Management, Advanced Analytics & Machine Learning - Nike Technology


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