Software Engineering Manager - Innovation - Nike Digital Engineering

Nike's Digital Innovation Engineering team operates across organizational lines to deliver entirely new concepts that surprise and delight consumers, to drive our business. By relentlessly pioneering new ways to connect with our consumers, we strive to embody and continuously redefine Nike's original mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

If you're ready to innovate and lead in the Digital space, join Nike Digital's Engineering organization. As part of the Innovation team, you will be responsible for creating, developing and deploying everything from early prototypes to full blown production services and experiences designed to test the boundaries for how Nike engages with consumers digitally.

Our culture is collaborative and results driven. We adopt the fail-fast operating model; measuring success through KPIs against our products and from the learnings of our failures. We operate across all areas of the business and focus on end-to-end solutions that deliver game changing impact.

Your Role on the Team
We are seeking a high performing technical Engineering Manager to lead the development of our key mobile innovation initiatives. In this role, you will be responsible for coaching developers to continuously elevate their engineering skills and to deliver high quality apps and SDKs that enable our business and delight our customers. You'll lead by example, evangelize our culture, and be an advocate of new technology and development techniques.

The successful candidate is a proven engineering leader with excellent communication and relationship building skills in addition to current, hands-on coding skills. You have a proven knowledge of software engineering fundamentals and an appetite for continuous learning and teamwork. You are out in front of the latest technology trends and know how and when to apply them.

Qualifications

What We're Looking For:

  • Passion for technology and learning, with a natural curiosity and a love for delivering real-world solutions in an agile environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Proven track record of successful team leadership
  • Extensive hands on experience developing iOS and/or Android applications
  • Expertise in one or more mobile development languages like Swift, Java, Kotlin, etc
  • Experience with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, static analysis, and automated integration tests
  • Ability to evaluate technical feasibility of product ideas, provide estimates on effort and risk, and articulate the pros & cons of different solutions
  • Commitment to and hands-on experience in performing technical code reviews


What We're Looking For:

  • Passion for technology and learning, with a natural curiosity and a love for delivering real-world solutions in an agile environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Proven track record of successful team leadership
  • Extensive hands on experience developing iOS and/or Android applications
  • Expertise in one or more mobile development languages like Swift, Java, Kotlin, etc
  • Experience with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, static analysis, and automated integration tests
  • Ability to evaluate technical feasibility of product ideas, provide estimates on effort and risk, and articulate the pros & cons of different solutions
  • Commitment to and hands-on experience in performing technical code reviews



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