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Senior IT Architect - SAP AFS/IS Retail

Senior IT Architect - SAP AFS/IS Retail

Beaverton | Oregon | United States

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

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, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Technology

Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world's largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.
Description

As our Senior IT Architect, you'll be part of the SCEF organization responsible for delivering solutions that ignite growth and deliver value across the organization. You'll contribute to architecture of all associated systems including integration methodology, business processes, process re-engineering and process improvement. You'll also be responsible for consultation with the business and knowledge transfer. You'll work on the most complex projects and contribute to the overall strategic vision of the organization. You'll integrate a broad range of ideas regarding IT architecture and develop strategies for migration toward the architectural vision. This opportunity also involves evaluating, designing and establishing technical protocols and standards for enterprise-wide use and evaluating vendor solutions. You'll provide integrated systems planning and recommend innovative technologies that will enhance the current systems.

As a Sr IT Architect, you'll be responsible for the architecture and design strategy of SAP technologies implanted as a global solution within Nike's Landscape and the larger SAP Ecosystem.

As the architect responsible for SAP Architecture, you'll work with business and IT teams to plan and execute a strategy for a Global rollout. You'll also develop enterprise SAP IS AFS architecture and design methodologies and standards, and provide architecture leadership to both technology and business partners throughout the company. Understanding, refining and communicating the ERP business requirements and using them to create a robust, sustainable and manageable architecture will be your primary responsibility.

Core responsibilities of this position include:
• Providing Sr architect level SAP technical leadership and application architecture planning and delivery on large global complex projects
• Establishing or modifying strategy, standards and procedures for SAP integration, configuration, and implementation
• Assisting in the development of SAP technological roadmaps while keeping up to date with emerging technologies
• Researching new technologies to assist in establishing the architectural vision for IT systems
• Leading the design efforts to meet business objectives while driving the overall architecture to improve system reliability and flexibility
• Working with the Leadership to create a roadmap for divesting Retail legacy systems
You'll need to have experience working closely with the business (Business Process owners) and SAP, and have the ability to articulate how to enable business processes across cross functional areas. You'll leverage functional resources (IT) to ensure the solution will enable business requirements. You'll possess a deep understanding of how changes to SAP IS AFS solution in one functional area could impact other functional areas or other systems in the IT landscape. You'll provide senior architect level problem analysis and experience aligning Architecture with business requirements. In addition, you'll need to demonstrate a strong ability to learn new information and systems quickly, work successfully in a matrix organization, and forge partnerships with peers, customers, and suppliers.


Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field
• 5 years' business, IT or related experience
• 2 years' additional relevant professional experience in lieu of a degree
• 5 years' SAP IS AFS Architecture experience
• Broad understanding of all components (Finance, Inventory, Allocation, Assortment Planning) of an SAP IS AFS solution
• Understanding SAP Retail suite and its integration to AFS.
• Knowledge of SAP Netweaver platform components, specifically MDM,BI, PI and Portal highly desired
• Experience leading Blueprint (Analysis / Design Phase) and Implementation phases across different functional areas
• Experience with full system lifecycle for enterprise application development
• Ability to work effectively across a wide range of functions, teams and levels of management
• Ability to partner with and influence key stakeholders and technologists throughout Nike
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally
• Strong organizational skills (multi-tasking) and a self-motivator
• Proven written and verbal communication skills
• 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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