Mar 17, 2019

Lead Engineer

  • Nike
  • Beaverton, OR, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

Job Description

Overview NIKE Digital is taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it. At NIKE Digital, we embrace open source, contributing to the community by building - and sharing - digital solutions that work on a global scale. We invest in cutting-edge technologies and work with a network of open source libraries and tools, like React.js, Node.js and GraphQL. These investments and tools help us advance web and native UI development, evolve our data science and eCommerce capabilities, refine our DevOps and retool our services infrastructure.

We're passionate about NIKE and all the swoosh represents: limitless drive, innovation, creativity and possibilities for collaboration. We focus relentlessly on talent and are always looking for ways to encourage growth. We are inspired by the NIKE legends who built an empire rethinking product and service, and we seek to bring that level of innovation to our technologies. Our vision is to build and deliver extraordinary NIKE platforms, services and products directly to athletes* around the world.

*If you have a body, you're an athlete.
  • Full Time
  • Level: Nike
  • Travel: Minimal

Success Profile At Nike Digital, we're revolutionizing fitness and sport. We're creating personalized digital experiences that inspire athletes to move faster, push harder and achieve their personal best. As a team, we're motivated by Nike's proud legacy of always being first. Join our world-class technologists in finding innovative ways to engage consumers and strengthen their connection to our prodcts, services and brand. The work you do today will help modernize the workplace and prove essential to Nike's future success and growth.
  • Results-driven
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Digitally Savvy
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Competitive
  • Imaginative
  • Collaborative
  • inventive
  • socially conscious
  • team player
  • multi-tasker
  • Entrepreneurial
  • problem-solver

Nike gives me the freedom to create, to innovate, to fail. Our team is encouraged to experiment and take risks, a process out of which our digital future grows. Chris Peddecord Front End Engineer, Nike Digital

Nike is one of the biggest and most prestigious brands. Making live up to that prestige and work at a global scale, is the kind of challenge that brings me back to work, day-after-day. Ryan Miller Technical Architect

  • Healthcare
  • Tuition Reimbursment
  • Paid Time Off/Summer Fridays
  • Family Support
  • Relocation Reimbursement
  • Amenities
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Company Wide Volunteering


Will bring together technology and process expertise to deliver scalable and reliable technology solutions that enable the design and development of core products in Beaverton, OR. Will lead the creation, development, and automation of a cloud self-service platform that allows teams to focus on seamless, tailored and inherently adaptable solutions. Will utilize continuous delivery automated pipelines built by teams to deliver robust and scalable AWS cloud micro services. Will be responsible for overseeing that solutions are designed and developed using a scalable, and highly resilient cloud native architecture. Will participate in the implementation of a fully automated self-service platform in AWS that could also work in a hybrid cloud environment. Will ensure that product and technical features are delivered to specification and on-time. Will lead the development of tools and frameworks to improve security, reliability, maintainability, availability and performance for the technology foundation of an internal platform. Will collaborate with other teams to help promote the PaaS/SOA/API charter. Will troubleshoot applications. Will lead the development of cloud-based systems, including AWS. Will utilize Python, Node.JS, and Java development experience especially in the Spring framework and AWS Lambda. Will work with AWS technologies including EC2, S3, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch and Lambda. Will work with relational and No-SQL databases. Will work in languages like Python, Groovy, Javascript, Java, and Scala. Will work with Docker, Kubernetes and other container technologies. Will engage in test driving developments. Will work with hierarchical and distributed code repository management tools like GIT. Will directly supervise 5 to 10 subordinates.


Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or engineering. Experience: and eight years of overall progressive experience in information technology. Skills/Requirements: 1 year of experience: (1) multi-tiered application development, including Spring and Struts frameworks, (2) web technologies, including cloud technologies, Java programming, and AWS, (3) designing and implementing full stack development, while utilizing back-end and front-end technologies, (4) Restful Webservices, (5) relational and non-relational databases; (6) managed team of three to five people and helped other teams to determine system problems and enhanced existing system, and (7) delivery methodologies including Agile and Scrum.

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