Senior Director, Reliability Engineering in Portland, OR

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

NIKE, Inc   •  

Portland, OR 97201

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


11 - 15 years

Posted 30 days ago

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, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.


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, people who guide and visionaries. At Nike, it's about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

If you're ready to pioneer and lead in the Digital space, join Nike's Global Technology Organization. We bring together technology and process expertise to deliver one-stop solutions that enable Nike, Inc.'s digital products and services. We are responsible for creating, developing and deploying seamless, tailored and inherently social experiences to its Digital consumers. Working with our organization will be rewarding, challenging, and most definitely not be just another job.

As the Senior Director of Reliability Engineering at Nike, you will inspire a team of SRE's with strong engineering leadership and a passion for increasing system reliability. Nike SRE's are focused on identifying and solutioning for some of the most complex cross domain issues impacting the business. You will drive the reliability of Nike's business critical services in a complex distributed system. You will be directly responsible for the development and implementation of solutions that strive to improve operational KPI's, Mean Time to Detect and Mean Time to Recover. Creating scalable engineering solutions will be at the heart of what you do. As an SRE thought leader you will study and understand SRE industry best practice and help to elevate Nike's status within the broader SRE community. By thoughtfully determining opportunities for reducing toil you will improve the consumer experience and enable our engineering & support organizations to run highly reliable services.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other relevant subject area.

Minimum 10 years of technical experience with at least 3 years guiding a team

Diverse and deep experience in support of full stack application and highly distributed systems with high transaction volume

Experience working in a Distributed/Cloud-based environment (e.g. Amazon EC2, GCE, Rackspace, Azure, etc.).

Strong foundational knowledge of SRE best practices and prior experience with implementing SRE practices within a team

Strong understanding of observability tools (SignalFX, Splunk and New Relic) and a tested strategy that simplifies implementation and maximizes monitoring coverage

Ability to align operations and engineering teams to common goals and drive cross functional collaboration

Experience leading teams with 24x7 responsibilities and managing the service restoration of critical incidents

Proven ability to mentor a diverse team of engineers and collaborate with them to deliver high-quality solutions

Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.

Still Interested?

To ensure that we continue to hire capable, ethical and trustworthy team members, all candidates must successfully complete a thorough background investigation prior to receiving any offer of employment from Nike.

Have we piqued your interest? Good, then a generous benefits package will only sweeten the deal. We offer a stock purchase plan, 401(k), a casual work environment, and a host of other perks we don't have room to mention here.

As soon as you post your resume, our technical recruiter will be immediately notified.

We're interested in learning more about you and appreciate you taking the time to apply online.

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.

Job ID 00462401

Valid Through: 2019-11-10