Lead Machine Learning Software Engineer - Nike Valiant Labs

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Nike’s Valiant Labs Engineering team provides development support for Valiant Labs which is our internal new business incubator. We explore new business ideas that can be brought to life using the latest technologies. By passionately pioneering new ways to connect with our consumers, we strive to embody and continuously redefine Nike’s original mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

If you’re ready to innovate and lead in the Digital space, join Nike Digital’s Engineering organization. As part of the Valiant Labs Engineering team, you will be responsible for creating, developing and deploying seamless, tailored and inherently social experiences to its Digital consumers and businesses. Working with our organization will be rewarding, challenging, and most definitely not be just another job.

Your Role on the Team

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer with Mathematical modelling and Machine Learning Algorithms expertise to help develop solutions using visual object detection, text relevance and graph traversal techniques.
You are a highly-motivated engineer with strong foundation in mathematical modelling, big data problems, artificial intelligence concepts, machine learning algorithms and experience delivering high-quality software solutions. You have a proven knowledge of software engineering fundamentals and an appetite for continuous learning and teamwork. You are out in front of the latest technology trends and know how and when to apply them.
QualificationsMaster’s in computer science or other Engineering disciplines with expertise in Mathematical modelling and Machine Learning algorithms
At least 6-9 years of solid Software Development experience
Minimum 3 years exp in Mathematical Modelling
Someone who enjoys technology development and is passionate about trying new approaches to problem solving
Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
Experience working in a Distributed/Cloud-based environment (AWS preferred)
Experience with Machine Services capabilities using Amazon ML/Sagemaker or Azure ML Studio or Google ML Engine
Familiarity with one or more deep learning libraries like TensorFlow or Keras or Caffe2 or PyTorch or MXNet
Experience building ML models with Training Data sets and running ML based Predictions
Cloud Services development experience preferably with ability to model, specify and consumer REST APIs
Ability to understand technology deeply and required skill to dive in and debug issues
Familiarity with DevOps model of development and QA within a single team
Experience with agile development methodologies namely SCRUM and/or Kan Ban
Independent Thinker/Contributor and leading the team with little supervision
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.
Job ID: 00446134