Engineering Manager at Nike (Portland, OR)

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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, 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.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a Leader who can Build, Coach, Drive and Encourage technology teams. This highly self-motivated Engineering Manager needs to be comfortable with fast-paced DevOps environment and develop a vision and long-term goals for tech teams to serve our Nike's Technology. You will need to demonstrate your experience, knowledge of industry trends and personal creativity to develop innovative solutions which delight our customers. This role will help drive technical decision-making and solutions for the team as they build high-throughput, low-latency, fault-tolerant Communications solutions to drive Nike's Digital transformation and growth strategies.
What will you work on?
You will build and deliver the technical runway for existing and new Technology capabilities to support high-demand systems within the Communications space. You will rely on your understanding of scalable, highly available, and consistent distributed systems to design world class solutions.
Who will you work with?
You will be directly leading software developers and other squad resources to effectively build, deploy and support applications that provide value for the business. As a successful Engineering Manager, you will also work within the leadership team to partner with Product, Program and Architectural counterparts to navigate ongoing feature. This role does require the candidate to interact with partners and interested parties in Nike's other offices and locations to coordinate, plan and ultimately deliver. You will report into the Senior Engineering Manager or Director for your capability area.

What do you bring to NIKE?
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience" to "Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or Engineering, or related field or combination of relevant education, experience, and training".
  • The ideal candidate should have 3 to 5 years of experience leading and developing technical teams, strong digital technology background in building scalable, cloud-based applications.
  • When moving quickly, requirements and technical direction may not always be clear, and the Engineering Manager is encouraged to step in, set that direction, measure results, and adjust.
  • Tech expertise required: REST, AWS, Java, Document Stores (DynamoDB or MongoDB)
  • Being a leader at Nike, the Engineering Manager is required to have outstanding communication skills for which to represent and speak for the team. It is also crucial to be able to clearly communicate industry best practices, implement the right technical trends and avoid anti-patterns.


Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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.
More Information on Nike
Nike operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Beaverton, OR and New York, NY. Nike was founded in 2022. It has 98694 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 243 open jobs at Nike, click here.
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