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.

Scope and Responsibilities:

We are seeking a high performing Lead Software Engineer to play a critical role in the development of the Nike’s Consumer Bot Mitigation and Fairness platform to provide Nike’s most passionate members and consumers a premium experience to our most coveted products. In this role, you will be instrumental in driving the team to deliver innovative and quality services that enable a consistent, maintainable, and highly scalable experience. You will be the champion for ensuring our software is of the highest quality. You will be an advocate of new technology and development techniques.

The successful candidate is a proven leader with excellent communication and relationship building skills in addition to current, hands-on coding skills. Most importantly, you must have the depth of knowledge, experience, and passion to deliver solutions that amaze our consumers.

What we’re looking for:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, Information Systems, or similar field or relevant professional experience, education, and training

7+ years of software development experience

Strong skills in team leadership and building positive relationships across Product and Engineering.

Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and architecture patterns

Diverse and deep experience in microservice architecture, domain driven design, and RESTful APIs using languages such as Java or Node

Experience working in a distributed/cloud-based environment (AWS preferred)

Experience in NoSQL data stores, such as Cassandra, DynamoDB, or similar technologies.

Experience with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, static analysis, and automated integration tests. Continuous delivery experience preferred

Understanding in agile principles and the scrum development process

Ability to define solution options, provide estimates on effort and risk, and evaluate technical feasibility

Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment

Prior experience with highly scalable Commerce and payment platforms

Experience with Springboot based java services

Commitment to and hands-on experience in performing technical code reviews

Practical approach to solving complex problems with ambiguous requirements

Detailed understanding of bot and application security (DDOS, WAF, bot defenses), IP and threat intelligence.

Information and app security, experience in bot detection, analysis and mitigation a plus

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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To apply for this job email your details to kaitlin.sloane@nike.com