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Principal Engineer

Principal Engineer

Beaverton | Oregon | United States

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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.

We are seeking a high performing Principal Software Engineer to play a critical role in the growth of the Product Development solution landscape. These solutions provide the tools needed to create elite product.
In this role, you will provide direction and technical guidance on the most complex coding/development, configuration, and implementation efforts. The position works with multiple stakeholders to solve business problems and communicate strategic vision that spans technical domains and aligns to Technology priorities. You will be a technical leader within Product, providing feature implementations, leadership, mentoring, serving (along with Architecture) to provide insight and support. You will facilitate discussions and vet technical solutions both with members of their own development team and across multiple domains. You will spend ~50% of your time directly on development activities.

The successful candidate is a validated leader with excellent communication and relationship building skills in addition to current, hands-on coding skills. You will be expected to leverage your expertise to influence the broader organization's strategy.
The ideal candidate will anticipate future needs of the Product Development businesses and drive solutions to those challenges. We don't need you to just code, you must also be able to solve unique and complex problems that have broad impact on the Nike's business. You should be able to persuade a cross functional group of peers to adopt proposed solutions and allocate resources accordingly. Most importantly you must have the depth of knowledge, experience, and passion to deliver solutions that amaze our consumers.

WHAT YOU BRING TO NIKE

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other relevant subject area
• 8-10 years of software development experience
• Strong skills in team leadership and building positive relationships across Product and Engineering
• Ability to influence outcomes across loosely coupled teams in a large enterprise
• Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and architecture patterns
• Diverse and deep experience in microservice architecture, domain driven design, and RESTful APIs using languages such as Java or Node
• Experience working in a Distributed/Cloud-based environment (AWS preferred).
• Experience in NoSQL data stores, such as Cassandra, DynamoDB, or similar technologies.
• Experience with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, static analysis, observability, and automated integration tests. Continuous delivery experience preferred
• Experience in building a modern hybrid COTS/Custom landscape
• Understanding in agile principles and the Scrum development process
• Ability to define solution options, provide estimates on effort and risk, and evaluate technical feasibility of complex problems with minimal guidance
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
• Commitment to and hands-on experience in performing technical code reviews
• Practical approach to solving complex problems with ambiguous requirements

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.

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