Principal Engineer – Marketing Assets

  • Full Time
  • OR-Portland
  • Senior Level

Website Nike

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, 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.

The Marketing Asset team focuses on building scalable platforms for creation, management, and delivery of Nike’s digital media. We seamlessly integrate with upstream products and brand planning and to downstream content management systems, and social and mobile experiences. We use the cloud to scale our application, and technologies like CDN’s to help provide reliable access to our assets around the globe. Nike’s Marketing Assets platforms is a key driver for automation and delivery of dynamic media content, powering Nike’s Global, Personalized, Consumer anywhere experiences and journeys for the world’s athletes.

We build solutions for the management and delivery of images and video at the scale for Nike’s global athlete community. We rely upon agile principles to devise cloud-based solutions to build a best-in-class digital asset management and delivery platform. We participate in the open-source community and partner with key vendors. At our core, we are a team with diverse talents and interests that strive to build world-class platforms. It feels natural for this team to not only solve challenges that come our way but seek opportunities for innovation and transformation.

–  Automate and integrate creative solutions to empower Nike brand teams worldwide

–  Support Nike’s marketing team to inspire athletes using digital media

–  Enable secure access and management of brand assets globally

–  Measure our impact and continually improve our connection to the consumer

As a principal engineer, you will architect, design, and deploy end-to-end solutions that transform our business. You will be a technology contributor and will be expected to demonstrate code and product ownership; informing product owners on technology-related business problems; formulating options and assessing their relative merits and risk to figure out the best solution.

In this role, you will keep up to date with the world of platforms and build a capability maturity vision to ensure that we are always aiming to be outstanding. Mentor software developers on the team, conduct code reviews, ensure that all the work meets industry standards. Assist in solving and resolving production issues. Work with multi-functional engineering and architecture teams at Nike to build the future of sports.

–  Set goals, vision and create technical roadmap for the team

–  Collaborate with a globally distributed team

–  Work closely with the product management team to ensure we’re building the best products

–  Partner with Product, architecture, and engineering to create, influence the product backlog and make decisions on technical debt and feature road maps

–  Provide technical leadership in the evaluation, conceptualization, design, and development of major new capabilities

–  Share takeaways through blogs, talks, and discussions across Nike

–  Drive multi-functional alignment and technical delivery of major capabilities across value streams
–  Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or Engineering, or related field or combination of relevant education, experience, and training

–  7 to 10 years of software engineering and architecture experience

–  2+ years of experience in working with multinational teams across time zones

–  3+ years of engineering leadership experience as an individual contributor or manager

–  3+ years of experience in data and analytics, including experience with data engineering, data pipelines, transactional and analytics data design, streaming and batch data processing

–  Proficient in modern software architectural principles and patterns (REST, DDD, microservices, etc)

–  Front-end web application exposure (React, Redux, GraphQl or similar)

–  Hands-on experience working in a Distributed/Cloud-based environment (e.g. Amazon EC2/ECS, GCE, Rackspace, Azure, etc.)

–  A solid understanding and experience managing high volume, variety, and velocity data such as (e.g telemetry data from sensors, clickstream, or unstructured data like images and speech.

–  Working knowledge of statistical and predictive modeling concepts and disciplines and familiarity with model development, management, and deployment in production.

–  Continuous Integration and automated testing experience

–  Marketing technology experience is highly desired

–  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both technical and business-facing
Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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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