NIKE, Inc.

Lead Data Engineer - Planning & Manufacturing

2 months agoBangalore, India

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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.

Planning and Manufacturing (P&M) technology portfolio vision is to optimize demand and supply to serve customers and drive profitable growth through inventory optimization for Nike Consumer Channels and its Partners.

Primary focus is to build technology platforms harnessing the data, art and science to drive better business decisions and outcomes. We will do this by creating an environment where everyone thrives with a growth mindset culture with smart risk taking, measurement and continuous learning. Our products will be driven by Customer focus, User centric design and mindset.


In this role we are looking for a high potential Lead Data Engineer with strong technical expertise to lead and mentor a team of engineers with a focus to develop data pipelines and capabilities aligned to the (P&M) product roadmap. As a lead engineer you are thoughtful, aspirational and adept at solutioning, architecture and hands on delivery.


Advocate and implement technology best practices.
Curate and Provide Product/Platform KPI's for monthly business reviews
Advocate DevOps practices & mindset and strong culture of innovation



Full stack application development with emphasis on distributed systems concepts.
Implement Micro service architecture principles and practices.
Implement technologies associated with service-oriented computing and service engineering.
Design, develop, review code, and deploy cloud-based products.
Drive engineering activities from designing through deployment while adhering to established Architectural guidelines and principles.
Create Data pipelines and reusable libraries for data transformations.
Collaborate with other stake holders in evolving Planning technical platforms, technology stack and solutions to meet demand of our ever-changing consumer needs.
Provide insights for developing and communicating Technology Strategy and roadmap; ensure alignment to P&M technology strategies.
Manage and prioritize the product backlog on an ongoing basis and lead work through Agile practices.
Commitment to and hands-on experience in leading/performing technical quality reviews and test-driven development.
Build strong domain acumen to deliver to product strategy, value drops and business outcomes


Collaborate with Technical Product Managers to understand requirements to define scope and estimate level of effort.
Ensure that Engineers on the team have the full context and understanding of customers and business requirements to create valuable solutions.
Help build an effective team and partnership with stakeholders.
Lead, mentor, and inspire Engineering team, managing work and delivering high performing solutions.
Establish trust and build strong and effective partnership with technical leaders and architects in various functions across regions/global locations
Partner effectively with vendor partners contingent workforce to ensure delivery and positive results


Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, Information Systems or other relevant subject area related to information technology
8+ years hands on experience in technical architecture, design, development & testing of datawarehouse and Bigdata solutions
3+ years' Experience in Implementation, testing, deployment and troubleshooting data pipelines using PySpark, Apache Spark, Databricks , Delta Lake in cloud environments such as AWS or Microsoft Azure
4+ years' working in a complex matrix organization within a global IT environment having diverse and complex landscape.
4+ years' experience working in developing CI/CD pipelines using Git, Terraform, Jenkins.
4+ years' mentoring, governing, and supporting 4 or more Junior/senior developers concurrently (preferred)
Experience working as a senior engineer on multiple projects using Agile Methodologies (SAFE).
Experience in working with Containers, Serverless and Big data computation.
Experience in implementation of APIs using Rest and Graphql.
Experience in applying pattern-based architecture, governance, security, and global process standards to system changes and deployments
Experience in practicing Devops principles for observability, Reliability and scalability.
Diverse experience in databases, designs, constructs, and utilities
Comfortable working in a multi-tasking, fast-paced, results-oriented environment
Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical IT teams across global locations
Passion for building trust, coaching, teaching, mentoring and learning.
Ability to pass a 7-year background investigation

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.

Job ID: nike-Job_ID_28251