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Principal Software Engineer – Marketing Technology

Principal Software Engineer – Marketing Technology

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.

Why buy off the rack when you can design your own pair of custom kicks? Join us in shaping the technology to unlock the best of Nike, custom-made for every consumer.

Marketing Technology team, part of Nike Global Technology is looking for a Principal Engineer to join our team. We are responsible for the technology solutions that allow Nike to plan, produce, setup, manage and deliver premier consumer experiences. Nike is one of the worlds biggest most recognizable brands. We tell stories that inspire and engage consumers. We are on a mission To make sport a Daily Habit. The marketing technology team is the team responsible to support Nike in achieving that mission through engaging consumer journeys.

It's a fast-paced, dynamic space within Nike that has a very exciting future as we unlock different ways to attract, retain and engage our consumers with technology. Are you the leader that will help us shape the future of Marketing Technology at Nike?
As our Principal Engineer your role will include
  • Hands on engineering across all squads in the Image and Video management Domain to increase speed of software delivery, while reducing the cost of implementation
  • Serving as a technical leader within Marketing technology, to solve the most complex problems, proof-of-concept ideas, and help define the technical roadmap
  • Share and build on ideas using Architecture diagrams and information flow diagrams
  • Defining solution options, providing estimates on effort and risk, and evaluating technical feasibility
  • Defining and enforcing best practices across the domain
  • Providing guidance and mentoring to other engineers in the domain
  • Building and leveraging partnerships across product, engineering, and architecture to solve business problems
  • Helping to define and communicate the strategic vision that spans technical domains
  • Being an advocate and steward of Nike Digital's priorities & principles: Observability, Security, Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Performance and Features
  • Working with cutting edge technology on a world class team
  • Work in a mission driven fast paced environment


  • 10+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years in an Engineering Leadership role responsible for Technology and Engineering decisions
  • Experience and Significant knowledge with REST API design, HTTP fundamentals, No SQL databases and Data modelling
  • Experience and knowledge with Server side development required, using Java is preferred
  • Significant knowledge and experience working with Microservice Architectures, Domain Driven Design and Serverless architecture design patterns
  • Experience working in a Distributed/Cloud-based environment (e.g. AWS, GCE, Rackspace, Azure, etc.). AWS preferred
  • Track record of guiding others & positive change in solution design, technical delivery, and process improvement
  • Experience building scalable web applications using React JS and Javascript frameworks or iOS / Android native development is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to pull together diverse team members with different goals and impact outcomes across loosely coupled teams
  • Expertise with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, static analysis, integration testing experience
  • Experience with leading projects in highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary development teams
  • Experience delivering software using an agile development process (Scrum preferred)
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, goal oriented environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical IT teams
  • 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.

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