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Technical Architect - Tech - BE

Posted on Nov 14, 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.
Nike does more than outfit the world's best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We're looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

If you're ready to innovate and lead in the Technical Architecture space, join Nike's Enterprise Architecture organization! You will be part of an organization that is revolutionizing Nike technology platforms and architecting a technology landscape that is simplified, modern, flexible and will ultimately enable Nike on its journey to 2020 and beyond.
The Enterprise Architecture team will partner and engage with business and technology leaders across all the business functions within the enterprise in planning, creating, maintaining and executing a capability roadmap aligned to the overall company and functional strategies to ensure that the people, process, data insights/information, and technology needs are accurately captured and planned for short, medium and long-term execution.

As Technical Architect for Supply Chain and Enabling Functions (SCEF), you will be part of a highly visible team focused on enabling Nike's end-to-end value chain through modern technologies and methods. The Technical strategy and architecture you help define will have a direct impact on Nike's End-to-End Digitization strategy.

You will engage, collaborate and partner with Nike's community leaders and stakeholders across Business and Technology to understand long and short-term business strategies, provide thought leadership, and engage in proactive planning of an executable Design. You will also be responsible for helping establish the practice of Enterprise Architecture within Nike and will bring broad experiences in driving quality & consistency across business architecture methodology and deliverables enterprise wide.
Scope and Responsibilities:
We are seeking a high performing Technical Architect for our SCEF solutions and platforms. In this role, you will be responsible for coaching developers to continuously elevate their engineering skills to deliver innovative and high-quality services that enables our cloud teams to build capabilities in a consistent, maintainable and highly scalable manner. You'll lead by example, evangelize an agile culture, and be an advocate of new technology and development techniques. The successful candidate is a proven architect with excellent communication and relationship building skills in addition to current, hands-on coding skills.

  • 8+ years combined hands-on engineering experience with public cloud, distributed computing, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), and custom developed solutions
  • 2 years acting in an architecture or lead role
  • Large enterprise experience including global experience with solution delivery
  • A passion for technology and solving interesting challenges
  • Experience working in a distributed/cloud-based environment (e.g. VPC, networking, security and isolation, routing, scalability, cloud native architecture)
  • Experience in NoSQL data stores, such as Cassandra, DynamoDB, or similar technologies
  • Prior experience in designing and implementing highly scalable web applications
  • Diverse and deep experience in microservice architecture, domain driven design, and RESTful Services using languages such as Java, Node, or Scala
  • Experience with continuous integration, test driven design, and automated integration tests. Continuous delivery experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Scrum and agile principles
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Commitment to and hands-on experience in performing technical code reviews
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other relevant subject area. 2 years additional relevant professional experience accepted in lieu of degree

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  • Reference: 561328400