Lead Data Engineer

Lead Data Engineer

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally.  Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.

Lead Data Engineer – Nike, Inc. Beaverton, OR. Develop, code, configure, and test programs and systems and solutions problem in order to meet designed digital product specification and direction; Manage the team on gathering detail design, solving complex problems; Ensure Tech Design driven by the Engineering Manager has the right level of detail and meets the product technical and business needs; Oversee the design and build components, frameworks and libraries at scale to support NIKE products; Review design, code, test plans, and dataset implementation performed by other engineers in support of maintaining NIKE engineering standards; Anticipate, identify, and troubleshoot complex issues and perform root cause analysis to proactively resolve products and operational issues; Manage the process of building continuous integration, test-driven development and production deployment frameworks; Ensure test automation, continuous integration and delivery, observability and instrumentation, scalability, high-availability, penetration and security testing, Service Level Agreements, impotency, and improvement of ops metrics; Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team; Work closely with Architects and other tech leads to make sure all solutions adhere to existing guidelines and principles and assist in evolving our processes to continuously improve; Partner with the engineering and product managers to deliver innovative software solutions for NIKE; and Review, analyze, and modify programming systems, including coding, testing, debugging, and installing for a small- to mid-scale systems. Telecommuting is available from anywhere in the U.S., except from AK, AL, AR, DE, HI, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MT, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, RI, SD, VT, WV, and WY.

Employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering, or Computer Information Systems and 5 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or computer related occupation.

Experience must include:

  • ETL;

  • Python;

  • SQL;

  • AWS;

  • Data Flow Orchestration;

  • Snowflake;

  • PySpark;

  • Data Modeling;

  • Agile/Scrum;

  • APIs;

  • GitHub;

  • Jenkins;

  • JIRA; and

  • Meerkat.


NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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