Lead Software Engineer

NIKE   •  

Beaverton, OR

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 174 days ago

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  • Lead designing and building implementations of common software platforms for other Nike teams
  • Responsible for ensuring solutions are designed and developed using a scalable, highly resilient cloud native architecture
  • Mentoring and leading other engineers within your team
  • Evangelize and cultivate adoption of Enterprise Platforms, open source software and agile principles within the organization
  • Work with product management to support product / service scoping activities
  • Deliver well-documented and well-tested code, and participate in peer code reviews
  • Design and develop tools and frameworks to improve security, reliability, maintainability, availability and performance for the technology foundation of our platform
  • Ensure product and technical features are delivered to spec and on-time
  • Collaborate with and consult other Nike development teams
  • Explain designs and constraints to stakeholders and technical teams
  • Assist in the support and operation of the platforms you help build
  • Work with leadership to define delivery schedules of key features through an agile framework
  • Be a key contributor to overall architecture, framework and design of enterprise platforms


  • Masters’ or Bachelors' degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in large-scale software development 
  • 5+ years of experience architecting and building scalable data architecture
  • Prefer 5 or more years of hands-on experience with AWS, Azure, GCP or similar cloud platform
  • 5+ years of development experience in languages like Golang, Python, Ruby, Java, Scala or Node.js
  • 2+ years of experience in a technical leadership role
  • Expertise with front-end development using JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, etc), HTML and CSS a plus
  • Experience with securing RESTful APIs and Apps using OAuth, OpenID Connect, and JWT a plus
  • Experience with both relational and No-SQL databases
  • Exposure to Docker, Kubernetes or other container technologies
  • Experience with participating in projects in a highly collaborative, multi-discipline development team environment
  • Exposure to Agile and test-driven development
  • Exposure to hierarchical and distributed code repository management tools like GIT
  • Great communications skills