Senior Director Development - Commerce Capabilities - Nike Digital Engineering

Nike Digital Engineering seeks anEngineering Directorwith a proven track record of delivering world-class products within complex digital environments to advance our Nike.com platform and applications. Our ideal candidate will bring experience working within large-scale organizations with specific knowledge and experience working with digital technologies.

Scope and Responsibilities
As the Engineering Director of the Nike.com platform you will lead and manage an application development organization in the delivery of consumer-facing Commerce initiatives in a large-scale agile delivery environment. You will enable our digital vision by leading the technical solution delivery aligned with the business strategies and objectives. You will lead and manage the architecture, design, and development efforts, and ensure quality and performance standards are achieved to enable successful product and solution delivery. You will bring innovation, discipline, and industry best practices to the engineering organization.

You'll be a trusted member of our team with the following responsibilities

  • Lead the technical development and delivery of world-class consumer-facing web and mobile device experiences across development teams, business stakeholders, and creative agencies.
  • Provide technical leadership in the evaluation, conceptualization, design, and development of major new capabilities.
  • Create the technology strategy for the Commerce digital platform ensuring that technology decisions and trade-offs anticipate future needs while delivering on business objectives.
  • Provide strong technical expertise in web UI architecture, presentation layer technologies, and rich internet application technologies.
  • Manage parallel engineering programs and a complex platform to ensure high-quality and performant solution delivery.
  • Drive for continuous improvement in performance, scalability, extensibility, reliability, usability, and availability of the platform.
  • Leverage agile methodology concepts for delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Manage partnerships for solution delivery including internal resources, agencies, and other external resources both onshore and offshore.
  • Partner with business stakeholders, product managers, and other engineering directors to create and maintain a digital roadmap.
  • Coaching and career development for engineering managers and staff.


Qualifications

To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone. To be considered, you'll bring the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • 8 years of experience in engineering, IT, or a related field
  • 2 years of additional experience required in lieu of a degree
  • 3 years of progressive experience leading or managing teams, including experience managing other managers
  • Experience with delivery methodologies in a fast-paced complex environment - Agile, SCRUM.
  • Experience with systems and processes that support e-Commerce capabilities.
  • Experience in designing solutions and planning roadmaps to support application development.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience with core Digital technologies and tools.
  • Proven ability to think strategically, and to communicate the strategy to a large organization.
  • Proven ability to turn strategy into reality through superior execution.
  • Capability to develop technology professionals with high expectations, a collaborative style and a focus on continuous improvement, quality and planning
  • Strong skills in team leadership and building positive customer relationships
  • Experience in global or multi-branded environments
  • Proven track record of success in fast-moving organizations with complex technology applications.
  • Ability to pass a 7 year background investigation.


To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone. To be considered, you'll bring the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • 8 years of experience in engineering, IT, or a related field
  • 2 years of additional experience required in lieu of a degree
  • 3 years of progressive experience leading or managing teams, including experience managing other managers
  • Experience with delivery methodologies in a fast-paced complex environment - Agile, SCRUM.
  • Experience with systems and processes that support e-Commerce capabilities.
  • Experience in designing solutions and planning roadmaps to support application development.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience with core Digital technologies and tools.
  • Proven ability to think strategically, and to communicate the strategy to a large organization.
  • Proven ability to turn strategy into reality through superior execution.
  • Capability to develop technology professionals with high expectations, a collaborative style and a focus on continuous improvement, quality and planning
  • Strong skills in team leadership and building positive customer relationships
  • Experience in global or multi-branded environments
  • Proven track record of success in fast-moving organizations with complex technology applications.
  • Ability to pass a 7 year background investigation.



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