Release Deployment Lead

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Nike

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

Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world's largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.


  • Develop and maintain release deployment plans to support enterprise releases
  • Collaborate with multiple Technical and Functional teams
  • Act as escalation point for any release deployment issues or needs
  • Ensure all changes are visible to and approved by appropriate stakeholders.
  • Be a driving force for constantly improving performance, scalability, extensibility, reliability, availability, and usability of the release deployment process and plans
  • Create and publish key metrics on the efficiency and effectiveness of release deployment
  • As a member of the Technology Change & Release (TCR) team, act as a Launch Coordinator for the deployment of enterprise releases with the ability to work at nights and weekends when needed
  • Exhibit a high level of individual initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks and effectively prioritize work
  • Understanding of SAP deployment processes desired
  • DevOps and/or Release Engineering experience is a plus
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Environment management experience is a plus

  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to understand complex systems with multiple dependencies
  • Understanding of business impact translated to systems thinking
  • Strong Leadership and influencing skills
  • Tolerance for ambiguity and ability to adapt to rapid change
  • SAP experience desired
  • Project Management skills desired
  • Strong communication skills preferred
  • Provide outstanding customer service to internal and external team members
  • Ability to consult with senior peers to learn through experience and be able to retain and apply items learned
  • Experience coordinating and running environment planning meetings
  • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain sense of urgency
  • Ability to work flexible schedule and may be required to work additional hours, as needed to support work loads


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field, with 2 years of additional experience required in lieu of a degree
  • 5 years professional experience with at least 3 years in project or release management
  • 3 years of IT experience in a corporate environment
  • 3 years of SAP experience preferred
  • Experience implementing software projects into complex production environments
  • Understanding of environment management, software configuration management
  • Excellent written and oral skills important, including presenting to groups desired

Reference: 561336968

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