Date Posted: 8/10/2018

Director, Solution Architecture (Data & Analytics) - Nike Technology


  • Nike, Inc.
  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Portland
  • 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.
DescriptionIf you're ready to innovate and lead in the Solution and Technical 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, and flexible and will ultimately enable Nike on its journey to 2020 and beyond. The Architecture team will partner and engage directly with business and technology leaders across Nike in planning, creating, maintaining and executing technology solutions that are aligned to Nike’s strategic roadmap and architectural principles established by enterprise architecture.As the Director of Solution Architecture, you will be setting strategy and organization for a group of highly skilled principal architects that manage all things data and analytics within Nike Technology. This is a highly visible role, guiding both engineering and business teams on data and analytics architecture solutions and technology. Your team will deliver architecture and design patterns, including hands-on POCs and training and mentoring of development teams to build innovative solutions for Nike.In this role, you will stay abreast of industry trends and technology and connect them back to solution for Nike business. You will engage, collaborate and partner with various technical leaders and executive stakeholders to understand long and short term business and technology strategies, provide thought leadership and engage in proactive planning of an executable technology roadmap. These roadmaps will address the strategic and tactical business and technology priorities as well as challenges and intended business outcomes. Responsibilities:Build the mission, scope and organization structure for the group to build a strong data and analytics architecture foundation across a broad spectrum of key strategic initiatives.
Understand and articulate the needs of business and technical stakeholders via regular dialogue and proactively advise them on leveraging technology to strengthen their capabilities
Hire, inspire and motivate a group of highly skilled architects to transform Nike strategy into plans and goals
Lead planning and prioritization with a focus on strategic objectives and vision, balanced with business deliverables 
Partner with broad architecture organization and engineering leadership to build and implement common architecture principles, best practices and agile development discipline
Build a culture of innovation and continuous improvement by staying up on technology trends
Manage through a matrixed culture of the organization and build consensus through expertise and education 
QualificationsWe're looking for someone special, someone who had these experiences and clearly demonstrated these skills:MS/BS in Computer Science or related field
10+ years of experience leading software architecture and design for solutions using a vast array of technologies, including open source software 
5+ years of hands-on experience in data and analytics technology, with focus on data architecture and large volume data processing
5+ years of experience building, coaching and leading software professionals
5+ years of experience working with relational databases, data services, big data, complex event processing and machine learning
2+ years of experience with cloud deployments, AWS experience preferred
Strong skills to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
Experience managing budgets and resources
Ability to pass a standard 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: 8/10/2018

Director, Solution Architecture (Data & Analytics) - Nike Technology


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