Data Quality Sr Application Eng

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Nike

Portland, OR 97201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Description


Now, more than ever, our organization needs to respond quickly to turn market disruptions into opportunities for our brand. To achieve this, we must continue to develop our Enterprise Data capabilities to ensure we're maximizing the power of the Nike enterprise in the Data & Analytics/Machine learning space and managing data as a competitive advantage.

If you're ready to innovate and help lead our Enterprise Data organization, come join us now! You will be part of an organization that is revolutionizing Nike technology platforms and architecting a data and analytics landscape that is simplified, modern, flexible and will ultimately enable Nike on its journey to 2020 and beyond.

As a Sr. Data Quality Consultant within Enterprise Data Management you will be a key member of a highly visible team focused on collaborating with business and technical stewards to drive the maturity of data governance to enable Nike business functions to meet their strategic objectives.

  • Business primary point of contact for Enterprise Data Quality capabilities
  • Understand and translate the central strategies and enterprise data quality frameworks to business
  • Drives the ongoing maturation of Enterprise Data Quality Frameworks (e.g. Basic, Managed, Mature) for a given business unit
  • First line of defense on data issues and be "hands-on" in resolution; business process change or facilitating technology changes in partnership with Data Management & Operations and technology teams
  • Consult with Data Management & Operations on Master Data requirements
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure collaboration on enterprise wide programs that include enterprise data impacts for the business
  • Understand high level information flow for all enterprise master data
  • Investigative analysis on functional pain points (process and system gaps)
  • Use data to quantify pain points and tell the story to Enterprise Data leadership
  • Facilitation of functional and cross functional issues driving to resolution and common language
  • Help Nike evolve by designing, building, testing, and maintaining tools and services that help our internal customers easily provision and use cloud-based data environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate & collaborate with both business and technical teams required
  • Experience successfully managing large amounts of data and/or high throughput on distributed systems
  • Be ready to bring DevOps skills to bear on our stories so we can make our deployments fully repeatable.
  • Be ready to teach and learn inside the Next Gen Platforms org as we develop data & analytics services in conjunction with applications, integration, and continuous delivery teams
  • Automate the testing of all of your components to ensure we have excellent test coverage with quality assertions
  • Work with analysts, product owners, architects, scrum masters and others in an evolving agile system

  • Effective Communicator
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Strong Leadership Identity
  • Data Analysis
  • Results oriented
  • Tactical Execution


  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology or related field
  • 7+ years' experience in data analysis across systems and processes; should include comprehensive experience as a business/process lead or as a lead in a functional role.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and changing demands
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong presentation, facilitation and influencing skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Proven experience building strong working relationships and working successfully in cross-functional teams
  • Passion for data and governance with demonstrated ability to use data to tell a story and influence decision making
  • Detail oriented with strong information seeking skills
  • Great listening skills and openness to different points of view
  • Self-motivated and collaborative with ability to resolve conflict
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with Analytics and Data Visualization tools (e.g. Cognos, Business Objects, MicroStrategy, Tableau) is preferred
  • Good working knowledge of data architecture and database structure
  • Intelligence, strong problem-solving ability, and the ability to effectively communicate to partners with a broad spectrum of experiential backgrounds

Reference: 561334103