Sr Enterprise Data Governance Analyst

Posted on Nov 20, 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.


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 Enterprise Data & Analytics 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 technology platforms and architecting a data and analytics landscape that is simplified, modern, flexible and will ultimately enable Nike enterprise on its journey to 2020 and beyond.

Your Role on the Team
As a Sr. Analyst within Enterprise Data Management (EDM) 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 business functions to meet their strategic objectives.

  • Primary point of contact for Enterprise Data capabilities
  • Understand and translate the central strategies and enterprise data frameworks to business
  • Drive the ongoing maturation of Enterprise Data Frameworks (e.g. Basic, Managed, Mature)
  • Partner with Enterprise Information Leaders, Business, and Technology Stewards to identify key risks and control gaps in business processes
  • 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
  • Partner with Enterprise Information Leaders and Information Architects to define domains through information models leading towards aligned data definitions and building a common language
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure collaboration on enterprise wide programs that include enterprise data impacts
  • Engages with business and information architecture to support data stewards and owners on managing their information landscapes
  • 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

  • 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
  • Passion for data and governance with demonstrated ability to use data to tell a story and influence decision making
  • Strong collaborative skills to work across multiple stakeholder groups to translate business strategies, initiatives, and objectives into data management proposals
  • Strategic thinker to participate in planning, design, and policy development related to data management
  • 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
  • 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
  • Commitment to collaborate with technical experts (data architecture, information architecture) to establish the technical vision and solution options

  • Reference: 561333169