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, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data, and providing leading-edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary, and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.
Who are we looking for
We seek passionate Principal AI/ML Engineers to join our team.
As the first AI/ML Data Scientist to be hired out of our strategic capability center, you will be a pioneer in developing robust solutions to real-world, large-scale problems advanced analytics, and machine learning solutions that have a direct impact on the business. You will develop and implement novel statistical and/or machine learning approaches to real-world, large-scale problems that have a direct impact on the business.
You’ll be translating business problems into prediction predictive models and optimization programs, implemented with professional software engineering skills. They should also have a proven history of conceiving, executing, and delivering team leadership and value delivery, and also be comfortable working in a product model using Scrum strategically important technology projects.
As a Principal Engineer, you will articulate a technology vision aligned to a critical business outcome, and act as a technical leader to the teams involved in delivering that vision. Strong communication skills are critical for this role as you will be required to communicate your technical vision both down to individual team members and up to senior leaders for consensus.
What will you work on
The candidate will work with the Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning (AAML) team at Nike. With teammates in Portland, Boston, India, China, and Poland, you will join a global organization working to tackle machine learning problems at scale. You will craft and implement scalable applications that bring to bear prediction predictive models; with a focus on combating digital frauds that result in incredible measurable business and brand impact. You thrive when surrounded by hardworking colleagues and seek to never stop learning. You will also partner with Data Science groups and Enterprise Platforms in Nike to define Data Science Platform strategy.
We are looking for candidates who enjoy a collaborative and academic environment where we develop and share new skills; as well as mentor/contribute knowledge and software back to the analytics and engineering communities within Nike. You will provide leadership and direction in the innovation of ground-breaking fraud detection and analytical-based solution with a focus on data science and applied ML techniques.
We value and champion our culture by seeking to always be collaborative, intellectually curious, fun, and diverse.
Who will you work with
In this role, you will work closely with our distributed team, along with Commercial and Consumer Analytics, Enterprise Architecture, and Solution Architecture. This role reports to Senior Director of Enterprise Data & Analytics within China Capability Center on the AAML team.