Lead Software Engineer

Website Nike, Inc.

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.
Who are we looking for

We are looking for an experienced Lead Software Engineer to be part of the Product Development team focused on building next generation digital product capabilities connecting innovation, design and development. The lead software engineer serves as a technical expert for the software engineering team.

What will you work on

You will develop and oversee our software engineers work on our Product Creation platform and construct new features as well as support mission critical platforms across Product Innovation and Consumer Creation. The squad you support will own custom applications and third-party applications to deliver value to our consumers. You will build modular system designs, Restful APIs and infrastructure via code.

As part of this team, you will be involved in designing and building new capabilities in service of the Digital Product Creation process in a continuous delivery model on Nike cloud platform. This role will also partner with architects and principal engineers to help establish a technical vision and deliver innovative services which are consistent, maintainable, and highly scalable for various Nike experiences.

Who will you work with

This team is part of the Product Innovation and Consumer Creation within our Product Development team, reporting to the Engineering Director. The partners and other teams include Digital Product Creation, Apparel, Footwear and Accessories Business units.

What you bring to Nike

8+ years’ of software development experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another relevant field
Relevant professional experience in lieu of a degree
Knowledgeable with version control systems (Git) and issue tracking tools (JIRA)
Experience with CD/CI and related tools (Jenkins, TeamCity, etc.)
A track record of solving problems and getting things done in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment
Technical leadership/mentorship in a highly collaborative, multi-discipline software development team environment
Experience working in a distributed/cloud-based environment (eg. Amazon EC2, Azure, GCE, Rackspace)
Experience in crafting and implementing highly scalable web applications
Experience in microservice architecture, domain driven design, and RESTful services using languages such as Java, Node, Scala, or Python
Experience working with NoSQL data stores like Cassandra, DynamoDB or MongoDB
Experience working with relational data stores like MySQL and Oracle
Experience with monitoring and tracking tools like Splunk, SignalFX, and New Relic
Experience with CI, unit testing, static analysis, and automated integration tests (CD experience preferred)
Exposure to Product Creation areas like design, development
Exposure to any enterprise packages like SAP S4, IBM Sterling, Manhattan OMS or others including custom/proprietary solutions
Solid understanding of Scrum and Agile principles is desired
Comfortable working with globally distributed and diverse teams
Dedication to and hands-on experience in performing technical code reviews
Strong communication skills
Experience in product creation is preferred
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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.nike.com.